UCSD Launches Secure Network Alliance Center

The University of California, San Diego announced that AT&T, Alcatel, Hewlett-Packard, and Qualcomm have committed $9M to a new Center for Network Systems (CNS),a new university-industry alliance developing technologies for robust, secure, and open networked systems. The new center will look at enterprise computing, networking equipment, and network operations. The funding will go towards a half a dozen projects, selected by the school and its industry partners, including projects ranging from large-scale network modeling to network security measurement.