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Challenges and potential solutions in information security at AzScienceNet conference

Challenges and solutions were explored in a conference on ‘Actual multidisciplinary scientific-practical problems of information security’ on 14 December. The IV Republican Conference was held at the Institute of Information Technology of ANAS in Baku, Azerbaijan. Researchers and experts in… Continue Reading →

eduroam on 12 train stations in Czech Republic

Twelve Czech railway stations are covered by eduroam, which provides students, teachers or scientists with free WiFi internet access. Users can now connect to eduroam in 850+ locations in the Czech Republic and more than 25,000 locations in 101 countries… Continue Reading →

Season’s Greetings from GÉANT!

Best wishes for you, your families, colleagues, friends, pets, in short: all your loved ones! May 2019 be bring even more incredible opportunities and experiences. Much love, from all of us at GÉANT.

Connecting rural campuses addresses challenges faced by researchers

In 2018,  the University of Cape Town segment of the Rural Campuses Connection (RCC) project, part of a national initiative to connect the country’s rural research facilities, was completed, significantly improving connectivity for rural campuses. “The RCC project was very… Continue Reading →

The first ever MoRENet conference: new services, technologies and ICT management

On 10-11 December, the Mozambique NREN MoRENet held its first conference in the country’s capital city Maputo. The event was addressed to the directors of MCTESTP (members of the Minister’s Advisory and Technical Council), university rectors and vice-rectors, general directors for… Continue Reading →

Some impressions from e-AGE18

This year ASREN, GÉANT’s partner in the Arab region, hosted its flagship event –  eAGE18 – at the beginning of December in Jordan’s capital Amman, attracting over 150 participants from 35 countries. I confess, I usually find it quite challenging… Continue Reading →

GÉANT implements a 300Gbit/s IP link using the latest DCI equipment

Reducing costs and increasing capacity with alien wave technology GÉANT has in December implemented a 300Gbit/s POP to POP link on the backbone network using Infinera G30 Groove DCI equipment. This link, between the two London POPs, is the first… Continue Reading →

Register for FIM4R: trust & identity updates for research communities by AARC, REFEDS, WISE and more

Registration is open for the Federated Identity Management for Research Collaborations (FIM4R) workshop that will be held on 11 February 2019. Research communities that have been participating in the AARC (Authentication and Authorisation for Research and Collaboration) project will present… Continue Reading →

‘Creating the Future’, inspired by space: planet Earth – Belarus – Minsk

More than 80 cosmonauts and astronauts from 20 countries met with youngsters and members of the public in Minsk, Belarus, during the XXXI Planetary Congress of the Association of Space Explorers (ASE), supported by the United Institute of Informatics Problems… Continue Reading →

GRENA cybersecurity team takes first place in CYBER-EXE Georgia 2018

Security experts from GRENA, the Georgian Research and Educational Networking Association, won first place in this year’s CYBER-EXE Georgia 2018. This was the 5th time this event has been held, aiming to prepare IT professionals from public and private sectors… Continue Reading →

Jisc gives the eduroam community an early Christmas present

Jisc, the UK’s national research and education networking charity, has just released a completely rewritten version of the eduroam companion app for Android and iOS, as a holiday present to the eduroam community everywhere. This new version offers the same… Continue Reading →

Network Performing Arts Production Workshop 2019 needs you and your ideas

After the success of the NPAPW18 in Miami, the next edition will take place in Prague on 2-4 April 2019. The Network Performing Arts Production Workshop (NPAPW) is an annual conference that rotates between being hosted in a European city and… Continue Reading →

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