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18th Annual Global LambdaGrid Workshop (GLIF 2018) – Early Bird registration last call

18th Annual Global LambdaGrid Workshop – GLIF 2018 20-21 September 2018 Culture Yard, Elsinore (Helsingør), Denmark Dear all, We’d like to remind you that the early bird registration fee of EUR 575 per person for the combined NORDUnet Conference 2018… 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 →

OIDCFed – F2F JWTConnect OIDC libraries code walk trough @NDN2018

This is a face-to-face code walk through inside the JWTConnect OIDC libraries. Roland Hedberg, creator of the libraries, will give an overview on the architecture as well as a practical examples of relying parties implementation. Goals: Understand the architecture of… 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 →

eduPERT KnowledgeBase is on the move

The “Edu Performance Enhancement and Response Teams” (eduPERT) have traditionally provided investigation and consulting services to academia, researchers and experts on various performance issues. Problems such as low throughput, slow response times, packet loss, signal degradation or issues emerging from… Continue Reading →

Singapore and Sapporo scenic sites come to life via R&E network link

In February 2018 the JGN/SingAREN 100G circuit connecting Japan to Singapore via Hong Kong was put to the “tourist” test: spectators in Singapore were enchanted by crystal clear, 4k uncompressed video images of the Sapporo Snow Festival in Japan whilst… 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 →

Supporting women in ICT in West & Central Africa

Every year, the fourth Thursday in April marks the ITU International Girls in ICT Day. Celebrated with a series of events around the globe, the initiative aims to encourage young women to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics… 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 →

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