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Networking Performing Arts Production Workshops 2019

The Network Performing Arts Production Workshops (NPAPWs) is an annual gathering of artists, students, academic administrators and technologists exploring the use of interactive media in arts education and performance. Explore prominent use cases, experience live performances leveraging advanced networks, and… Continue Reading →

Scientific communities in Europe and China to benefit from additional high-speed intercontinental link

Collaborative scientific research between Europe and China is set to be further boosted by an additional 10G of inter-regional connectivity which has just entered service. Jointly tendered and contracted by GÉANT and CSTNET, the Chinese science network, the new circuit… Continue Reading →

Cable damage? How an international backup saved a national network

Why are cross-border fibres important? Investing in international connectivity can give NRENs the possibility to quickly set up a backup solution in case of necessity. This is what happened in Italy on 9 January, when a large number of cables… Continue Reading →

SURF completes first phase of the network of the future

SURF in the Netherlands is working on the ongoing development of the SURFnet network as part of its SURFnet8 project. The migration of the new optical layer is now complete. The migration of the service layer is due to commence… Continue Reading →

ECI Telecom webinar: the rise of Lifecycle Automation Systems 20/11/2018 13:00 CET

To quote Bob Dylan, “The times they are a changin.” Change and digital transformation of telecom service providers, including NRENs, is occurring at three levels: the underlying network, business and operations systems, and a new class of Lifecycle Automation Systems… Continue Reading →

3rd EaPEC conference brings attention to Moldovan research and education networking

High visibility for RENAM was a practical outcome of hosting the 3rd Eastern Partnership E-infrastructures Conference – EaPEC 2018 – on 17-18 October. RENAM, the Research and Educational Networking Association of Moldova, presented a rich menu of services, gathering immediate… Continue Reading →

10 ways how SDN influences modern networking, Which one is yours?

To think of disruption, we think of innovations that displace earlier technologies and take things to a new level – SDN is an “emerging” concept, highly dynamic, manageable, cost-effective and adaptable, therefore SDN is now being eclipsed by Software-Defined everything… Continue Reading →

Somalia connects to UbuntuNet network under AfricaConnect2

Recently, the UbuntuNet Alliance – the networking organisation in Eastern and Southern Africa – announced the successful connection of the Somali NREN SomaliREN to the regional UbuntuNet backbone with an STM 1 circuit from Mogadishu to the Alliance’s PoP in… Continue Reading →

Another AfricaConnect2 milestone achieved: Morocco re-connected

Earlier this month the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) and Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique et Technique (CNRST) have signed an agreement under which ASREN will provide a 1 Gbps connection between the Moroccan National Research and… Continue Reading →

Iceland: the world’s volcanic laboratory

Iceland, the land of ice and fire, owns its existence to a large volcanic hot spot sitting on a mid-oceanic ridge – a unique setting. The island is a true paradise for volcanologists, where they try out novel data-intensive monitoring… Continue Reading →

New direct link from South Africa enables global science

The South African NREN (National Research and Education Network), comprising SANReN and TENET, has been connected to NetherLight, SURF’s open exchange in Amsterdam, via a 20 Gbit/s connection. This new direct link will provide capacity to a number of international… Continue Reading →

Registration open for the 30th NORDUnet conference 18-20 September, 2018

30 years young! Welcome to the 30th NORDUnet conference: DeIC and NORDUnet welcome you to a conference that has evolved from a one-track meeting to a three-track conference complete with side meetings and professional facilitation of sessions, etc. An interesting… Continue Reading →

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