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Ringing the changes in Rome

Evolution in action: the service management special interest group explores research and education networking services and processes. The times they are a changing. As usual. Changes in the market and customer needs mean that national research and education networking organisations… Continue Reading →

Keep calm and carry on communicating

Crisis and community: the communications special interest group SIG-Marcomms learns lessons that strengthen research and education networking. Ten o’clock at night and you’re working late on your experiment, analysis or report, when suddenly there is no connectivity via your national… Continue Reading →

We are hiring!

GÉANT has recently restructured, with the goal of creating a highly efficient and effective organisation intent on delivering a world class user experience and exceptional value for money to best support the NREN community. We are looking for talented individuals… Continue Reading →

ownCloud and GÉANT – going from strength to strength

As demand for cloud services continues to grow across the research and education sector, more and more NRENs and campuses are benefiting from the GÉANT Framework Agreement with ownCloud – Europe’s leading on-premises file sync and share software provider. In… Continue Reading →

Helping users get the most out of perfSONAR

perfSONAR is a tool for end-to-end monitoring and troubleshooting of multi-domain network performance. perfSONAR provides network engineers with the ability to test and measure network performance, as well as to archive data in order to pinpoint and solve service problems… Continue Reading →

GÉANT supporting the first ever joint European e-infrastructures conference. Registration is now open!

On 28th-30th  September Krákow will be the host of the first joint event organised by the major European e-Infrastructure initiatives (GÉANT, EGI, EUDAT,OpenAIRE and RDA Europe). As the digital technology demands of modern research and education increase it becomes ever more… Continue Reading →

e-infrastructures collaborations – Working together to support Research and Education

Today there are over 1.7 million researchers and 70 million science and technology professionals working across the European Union.  These experts are crucial in ensuring the EU remains at the forefront of science and technology. As science seeks the answers… Continue Reading →

TNE – shaping the global citizen

Education without boundaries “The academy of the future does not confine itself to national boundaries”. These words of John Sexton, former President of New York University, in his inspiring closing speech at this year’s networking conference, TNC16, encapsulate the very… Continue Reading →

How I ended up holding a lightning talk that rhymes at TNC16

Author: Renato Furter (SWITCH) At this year’s TNC in Prague, I gave my first lightning talk ever. And the feedback of the audience was awesome. Almost everybody I met congratulated me on the talk. So I’d like to share how I… Continue Reading →

Research and education networks and sports science: Anglia Ruskin University and GÉANT are supporting athletes, coaches and physical therapists across the globe

Technology is rapidly changing the way athletes and sport coaches are working together. Accurate feedback, appropriate training, objective and reliable assessment techniques are the main ingredients to maintain and improve performances or to effectively recover from sport injuries. A lightning… Continue Reading →

Author: Ann Harding (SWITCH) You’ve seen the lightning talk at TNC2016 (you have, of *course* you have), and maybe you were even in the audience at REFEDs – now it’s time to slow down and let the ideas settle as… Continue Reading →

Lightning never strikes twice? Not at TNC16!

The TNC16 audience is diverse: almost 680 attendees from over 60 countries worldwide and every one of us different. Sure, we’re all focused on how best to connect and support the world’s research and education users – be they students,… Continue Reading →

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