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Registration opens for 17th Annual Global LambdaGrid Workshop

17th Annual Global LambdaGrid Workshop – GLIF 2017 25-27 September 2017 Camperdown Campus, University of Sydney, Australia We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 17th Annual Global LambdaGrid Workshop which is being hosted by AARNet,… Continue reading →

Taking it to the limit – testing the performance of R&E networking

One of the big questions often asked of R&E networking is why?  Why, when commercial internet networks are so large, is there still a need for dedicated research networks? Surely organisations can simply buy commercial off-the-shelf network connectivity,with commercial service… Continue reading →

CAREN and GÉANT bring gigabit-speed connectivity to Central Asia

Researchers, academics and students in Central Asia and Europe are already starting to benefit from the recent deployment of a ring of 1 Gbps circuits for research and education across the regions, officially inaugurated last week during the 2nd CAREN… Continue reading →

Helping users get the most out of perfSONAR

perfSONAR is a tool for end-to-end monitoring and troubleshooting of multi-domain network performance. perfSONAR provides network engineers with the ability to test and measure network performance, as well as to archive data in order to pinpoint and solve service problems… Continue reading →

GÉANT supporting the first ever joint European e-infrastructures conference. Registration is now open!

On 28th-30th  September Krákow will be the host of the first joint event organised by the major European e-Infrastructure initiatives (GÉANT, EGI, EUDAT,OpenAIRE and RDA Europe). As the digital technology demands of modern research and education increase it becomes ever more… Continue reading →

TNE – shaping the global citizen

Education without boundaries “The academy of the future does not confine itself to national boundaries”. These words of John Sexton, former President of New York University, in his inspiring closing speech at this year’s networking conference, TNC16, encapsulate the very… Continue reading →

Research and education networks and sports science: Anglia Ruskin University and GÉANT are supporting athletes, coaches and physical therapists across the globe

Technology is rapidly changing the way athletes and sport coaches are working together. Accurate feedback, appropriate training, objective and reliable assessment techniques are the main ingredients to maintain and improve performances or to effectively recover from sport injuries. A lightning… Continue reading →

The eduroam Billion: from an Idea to a Global Service

The eduroam® secure worldwide roaming service is celebrating 1 BILLION authentications! Here we take a look at the idea-to-global service story. How did it start? Over 10 years ago, back in 2002 experts involved in the TERENA (now GÉANT) Task… Continue reading →

GÉANT announces revolutionary faster than light-speed communications for the next generation of network services.

1st April 2016 GÉANT, with its award-winning Research and Education network, is already at the leading edge of networking services.  Today, researchers can connect to GÉANT at speeds of up to 100Gigabits per second and these ultrafast communications services are… Continue reading →

GÉANT and the Square Kilometre Array – The world’s largest radio telescope

GÉANT is contributing our networking expertise to help the design phase of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) The SKA will be two new very advanced radio telescopes to serve the next generation of cosmology and astronomy scientific investigations. The two… Continue reading →

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