Princeton University, in conjunction with NJ Edge and Rutgers University, will create New Jersey’s first Internet2 GigaPOP access point, said Jay Dominick, Princeton CIO and VP for Information Technology, at the EdgeCon conference earlier this month. The Internet2 GigaPOP is the first in-state connection to the national and global research infrastructure. Internet2 is the nation’s premier backbone for conducting research to support education and teaching, Dominick said. The access point will be turned on in April this year. Please read more here.