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Rosanna Norman

CLAW 2018: What it meant to me

I was privileged to take part in CLAW, GÉANT’s second crisis management event that took place on 11-13 November 2018. Over 60 representatives from security, network operating centres and marcomms from the global NREN community gathered in sunny Malaga for… Continue Reading →

What makes a successful TNC conference proposal

The deadline  – 30 November 2018 – for TNC19 proposal submisison for Full Sessions and Single Presentations is fast approaching, so let us take the opportunity to share with you a handful of useful tips to ensure the successful outcome… Continue Reading →

The CONNECT interview: Christian Grimm, Chair of the GÉANT Board

At a pivotal time for GÉANT and the NREN community, CONNECT spoke with Christian Grimm, CEO of the German NREN DFN, and since 2015, Chair of the GÉANT Board. Already a director of the DANTE Board since 2013, following the… Continue Reading →

TNC19 – Forging Digital Societies

Call for proposals NOW OPEN TNC19 will be held on 16-20 June 2019 in Tallinn, Estonia’s capital city, organised by GÉANT and hosted by the Estonian NREN EEnet of HITSA. Tallinn, one of the most technologically advanced cities in the… Continue Reading →

Busy meeting for SIG-MSP in Belgrade

The Special Interest Group on Management of Service Portfolios (SIG-MSP) promotes collaboration between R&E networking organisations in Europe and other regions on the topics of business, strategic and cooperative management of services. The most recent SIG-MSP meeting took place on… Continue Reading →

Welcome to CONNECT 30

The latest issue of CONNECT – the magazine from the GÉANT Community – is out now! Launched at DI4R2018 – the third edition of the Digital Infrastructures for Research (DI4R) conference -held this year in Lisbon, Portugal, the issue features… Continue Reading →

Life at GÉANT: Helga Spitaler, Senior International Engagement Officer

Life at GÉANT is an initiative to attract new talent: it provides a closer look at the people inside GÉANT’s organisation and what excites them about their working lives. Here’s the latest employee story to give you a flavour of… Continue Reading →

Next stage intelligence gathering activity by Special Interest Group – Transnational Education (SIG-TNE)

The GÉANT Special Interest Group on Transnational Education (SIG-TNE) seeks to provide advice and guidance to NRENs on how to support the delivery of education across national boundaries in collaboration with institutions within their communities. Since 2017, the steering group… Continue Reading →

Special Interest Group – Cloudy Interoperable Software Stacks (SIG-CISS) to meet again in November

SIG-CISS is ready to welcome participants from the community at its third meeting, which will take place at DFN offices in Berlin on the 16th November. The topics covered by the rich and interesting agenda comprise: cloud activity in the… Continue Reading →

GÉANT and RedCLARA announce signature of BELLA contract for 25-year direct transatlantic connectivity

GÉANT, Europe’s leading collaboration on e-infrastructure and services for research and education, and RedCLARA, the Latin American Research and Education Network, today announced the signing of an Indefeasible Right of Use (IRU) contract with EllaLink, for spectrum on a direct… Continue Reading →

CLAW – A crisis management workshop that puts NRENs to the test

How well is your organisation prepared for a network or cyber crisis? Do you have crisis management procedures in place? Do you know who should be involved when crisis hits? And do you know how to reach out to –… Continue Reading →

The GÉANT Association – a truly international organisation

It’s often said that, when walking through GÉANT’s offices you will more likely hear Italian being spoken than English! But just how international is GÉANT? An informal survey in May found that we have 32 countries represented within the GÉANT… Continue Reading →

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