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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 →

International R&E connectivity re-established for Tunisia’s scientific and academic communities

Earlier this month, the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) and Centre de Calcul El Khawarizmi (CCK) signed an agreement under which ASREN will provide a 1 Gbps connection between the Tunisian national research and education network, Réseau National… Continue Reading →

Future-proofing access to educational resources for a school in regional Australia

Calrossy, an independent day and boarding school in Tamworth, New South Wales, enjoys a reputation for excellent academic development. However, being located in rural Australia, more than four hundred kilometres from the nearest urban centre – Sydney – Calrossy is… Continue Reading →

CRNC2018 showcases vibrant R&E scene in Central Asia

Dushanbe, Tajikistan’s capital, hosted this year’s edition of the CAREN regional networking conference – CRNC2018. Themed Strengthening the Eurasian knowledge belt, the event powerfully demonstrated the extent of this belt by attracting over 150 delegates, not only from Central Asia,… Continue Reading →

The CONNECT interview: Steve Huter, NSRC

It is fair to say that Steve Huter is a man who doesn’t need any introduction. For over 25 years, he and his team at the Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC) have fostered networking expertise around the world to create… Continue Reading →

Redouane Merrouch: the man behind the Moroccan network MARWAN

MARWAN’s recent connection to GÉANT via a 1Gbps ASREN link marks Morocco’s re-joining the international R&E networking community with the support of the EU-funded AfricaConnect2 project. CONNECT 30 caught up with MARWAN’s Head, Redouane Merrouch, at the Centre National pour… Continue Reading →

Improving gastric cancer survival rates in Central Asia

Mortality rates for gastric cancer are particularly high across Asia, including the Central Asian countries. Early detection is crucial for enhancing patients’ survival rates. Powered by the CAREN and TEIN networks, telemedical training by experts in Japan plays a vital… Continue Reading →

ASREN link to GÉANT upgraded to 10 Gbps

The Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) and the GÉANT Assocation have recently signed an interconnection agreement to upgrade the existing link of ASREN to the GÉANT network at a capacity of 10 Gbps through the London Open Exchange…. Continue Reading →

3rd Asi@Connect Call for Proposals announced – 31 October 2018 closing date!

TEIN*CC has just issued the 3rd Asi@Connect Call for Proposals (CFP), inviting applications from interested individuals and organisations who are willing to collaborate over the TEIN network and its peering networks. The Call is open to proposal submissions covering activities… Continue Reading →

Cooperation between NRENs in the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries in action

Collaboration between two members of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP), Brazil and Mozambique, has yielded beneficial results in a number of areas ranging from telehealth to cybersecurity. This partnership began five years ago when the Ministries of Science… Continue Reading →

Using educational games to teach maths

3rd grade students in the municipal school system in Batatais, in the countryside of São Paulo, Brazil, are proving that learning numbers and calculus can be a more fun experience with the use of educational games in the classroom. To… Continue Reading →

Singapore and Sapporo scenic sites come to life via R&E network link

In February 2018 the JGN/SingAREN 100G circuit connecting Japan to Singapore via Hong Kong was put to the “tourist” test: spectators in Singapore were enchanted by crystal clear, 4k uncompressed video images of the Sapporo Snow Festival in Japan whilst… Continue Reading →

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