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Read the new issue of the cloud newsletter from GÉANT

Another newsletter from the GÉANT cloud activity is now out. Get an update on the progress of the IaaS framework agreements, see what happened at the GÉANT symposium, or get an update on new promotional materials. These, and other updates,… Continue reading →

Cross-border ministerial concert showcases unique technology for music teaching and performance

An international audience including Ministers and Ambassadors from around Europe enjoyed a unique concert on Thursday 5 October 2017, ‘Music Without Borders’. The event was organised by the EU-funded Eastern Partnership Connect (EaPConnect) project and partners from five European countries… Continue reading →

The NOC of the Future

A frightening ‘unknown’, and a certainty at the same time, is fast approaching, and we should be asking ourselves: are we ready for it? We are talking, of course, about the future. Luckily, we do not have to figure out… Continue reading →

New look ‘In The Field’ blog website unveiled

The editorial team of the In The Field blog has taken feedback on board and made a few updates to the site. The aim is to continuously evolve the blog to meet the needs of the community in showcasing the… Continue reading →

Jordan back on the global R&E map thanks to EUMEDCONNECT3​

Last week the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) announced the upgrade of its dedicated link from Amman, Jordan, to its PoP in London, from 155 Mbps to 1 Gbps. This step has paved the way for the Jordanian… Continue reading →

Finding differences and commonalities in approaches to GDPR

On August 28th, a group of privacy-minded people gathered in Berlin to discuss what organisations in the GÉANT community are doing to deal with the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and what we could be doing together. It was… Continue reading →

Busy season of working groups ahead – register to participate!

After a quiet summer break, the GÉANT Task Forces and Special Interest Groups are now in full planning stage for a busy September of meetings.  If you’ve never attended a meeting before or have been absent from them for a… Continue reading →

Voices from the CAREN community: helping protect the Earth from hazardous asteroids

One day in 2013, shortly after dawn broke over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, a violent explosion in the air above the town caused a flash as bright as the sun, a shockwave that injured more than a thousand people… Continue reading →

GÉANT’s new interactive map now online

GÉANT is excited to announce the launch of its new interactive connectivity map, first shown to the GÉANT community at this year’s TNC17 event. Tom Fryer, Senior International Relations Officer at GÉANT: “This launch is the culmination of many months’ work,… Continue reading →

Tenfold connectivity increase between Ukraine and European research and education network

The research and education (R&E) communities in Ukraine will be better able to exchange and collaborate with their peers from around the world, following a tenfold increase in speed in the network link between Ukraine and the GÉANT pan-European R&E… Continue reading →

Safely experience crisis management and communications: CLAW community workshop

Crisis management is becoming an increasingly urgent topic for organisations across the globe. For national research and education networks (NRENs) a crisis can either be an intentional (e.g. cyber-attack) or an unintentional (e.g. network failure due to natural disasters) disruption… Continue reading →

GÉANT bids farewell to Florencio Utreras and welcomes ​RedCLARA´s new Executive Director

RedCLARA has announced Luis Eliecer Cadenas Marin, co-founder of Venezuelan NREN REACCIUN, as its new Executive Director. The announcement was made at the opening ceremony of the TICAL2017 Conference, in the city of San José, Costa Rica, earlier this month…. Continue reading →

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