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Rosanna Norman

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 →

Life at GÉANT – what makes GÉANT tick!

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 →

Austrian radio programme on the evolution of the internet

Erik Huizer, GÉANT CEO, recently took part in a radio programme with Österreichischer Rundfunk, the Austrian national public service broadcaster, on the development of the Internet and the role of NRENs. To listen to the 2 part programme, click on the… Continue Reading →

EOSC-hub and GÉANT expand collaboration with joint working agreement

On 3 July 2018 EOSC-hub, a project set up to create a single contact point for researchers to discover and access resources for advanced data-driven research, and the GÉANT Project whose vision is to ensure equal network access for all… Continue Reading →

Bob Day MBE steps down from the GÉANT General Assembly

Bob Day MBE, Chief Technology Officer at Jisc, has stepped down from the GÉANT General Assembly – GÉANT’s highest governing body. The announcement was made public during its latest meeting that took place in Trondheim, Norway, on the 15th June… Continue Reading →

​GÉANT publishes 2017 Annual Report

We are proud to announce the publication of the GÉANT Association 2017 annual report, highlighting the diverse activities and many achievements of our membership organisation. In what has been – and continues to be – a very busy time for… Continue Reading →

TNC18 keynote speakers line-up

In less than two weeks GÉANT flagship event will open its doors to welcome delegates from all corners of the globe and enable them to discuss, learn, connect and forge future collaborations. TNC18 plenaries, demonstrations and presentations will cover an… Continue Reading →

Are you ready for TNC18?

TNC18 will open its doors in less than three months. So, have you registered and booked your accommodation? Remember that preferential hotel rates are only available by registering via our website. Finalise your hotel reservation today without further delays to… Continue Reading →

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