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Roar Olsen new CEO of UNINETT

Roar Olsen will replace Petter Kongshaug as CEO of UNINETT. Kongshaug has headed the company since its establishment in 1993, and will retire at the end of the year. Olsen is currently one of the directors at the Norwegian Health… Continue reading →

FIRST strengthens global ties by partnering with regional security organisations

Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST)​, the world’s leading association of security and incident response teams, has marked its 29th annual conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico by signing two Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with GÉANT and the… Continue reading →

EISCAT_3D gets go ahead for construction

The construction of EISCAT_3D, a new international research radar for space weather research, has been given a greenlight and will proceed later in June. EISCAT_3D will be the world’s leading facility of its kind, offering a critically important window to… Continue reading →

Extremely high capacity (400 Gbit/s) for education and research in the Netherlands

On Friday 9 June, SURFnet together with ECI Telecom and Tallgrass deployed a 400 Gbit/s connection between Breda and Utrecht. With 400 Gbit/s, this new direct link offers extremely high capacity for education and research in the Netherlands. The connection… Continue reading →

Registration for JRES 2017 is open

The 12th edition of JRES – “Journey to the centre of the virtual” will take place from the 14-17 November 2017 in Nantes, France. Organised every 2 years, the JRES event is dedicated to the ICT community in education and… Continue reading →

Apply for the RIPE Academic Cooperation Initiative (RACI)

The RIPE Academic Cooperation Initiative (RACI) is looking for talented academics in the field of internet technology. Successful applicants receive complimentary tickets, travel and accommodation to the meetings and the opportunity to present their research. Apply by 20 August for… Continue reading →

Finding Open DNS resolvers on IPv6

Open DNS resolvers that answer queries coming from anyone have been the main component of a large number of DDoS attacks in recent years. Luuk Hendriks, PhD candidate at the University of Twente, The Netherlands, did some research on Open… Continue reading →

CORSA and Xantaro discuss Open Programmable Networking for R&E

Open Programmable Networking could be the solution to the needs of R&E for flexible, cost-effective high capacity connectivity for users. In this video Xantaro and Corsa explain how they are working with GÉANT to deliver the next generation of networking…. Continue reading →

GÉANT and EGI join forces to support science and innovation

As part of a long-term and ongoing policy to collaborate closely with all our e-infrastructure partners, GÉANT has signed an enhanced Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the EGI Foundation, to further develop joint efforts aimed at providing European scientists and… Continue reading →

AARC builds teams and plans for the 2nd project

Plans and priorities for work in the second AARC project took shape during a kick off meeting held on 6-8 June in the German health resort town Bad Herrenalb. This Black Forest retreat provided a comfortable setting for participants to… Continue reading →

EUNIS signs collaboration agreement with the Vietsch Foundation

Valentino Cavalli, chair of the Board of Trustees of the Vietsch Foundation and Ilkka Siissalo, outgoing President of EUNIS, the European University Information Systems, signed a Memorandum of Understanding during the EUNIS 2017 event in Münster. The two organisations see… Continue reading →

RENATA will broadcast via streaming Virtual Educa’s special conference agenda

Virtual Educa is considered the most important event in Latin America and the Caribbean, in innovation and information and communication technologies (ICT) for the development of education and research. Follow here the schedule of transmissions of Virtual Educa: https://goo.gl/8DD5Ob Click… Continue reading →

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