Today’s research is increasingly data intensive and more often than not international. Collaborating across borders helps researchers make discoveries more quickly and develop solutions to some of the challenges we face as a globe. But getting data to where it needs to be — receiving it from a field site for analysis, or sharing with international colleagues — can be disruptive.

In response, the research and education community, led by the NRENs AARNet (Australia), HEAnet (Ireland) and UNINETT (Norway), developed FileSender, a service designed for scientists and researchers to securely share very large files with anyone.

Read the full story on the In The Field website.