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​​CONNECT 26 now online! ​

The latest issue of CONNECT is out now! As we all prepare for a very busy quarter, why not take a breather and catch up with the latest developments from the GÉANT community? Download the PDF here Featured in this… Continue reading →

CSIRT workshop at APAN44

Cyber threats have no borders – they are consistent around the world and global attacks can occur in seconds. Therefore, cyber security is becoming equally borderless. It has long been agreed that complex problems can be solved faster and more… Continue reading →

The CONNECT interview: Heather Flanagan

Heather Flanagan is heavily engaged in the standards development community, and actively involved in international research and education identity management discussions. Heather has run identity management tutorials around the world, including at WACREN 2016 and APAN 42. CONNECT caught up… Continue reading →

DI4R 2017: Brussels, 30 November – 1 December

Europe’s leading e-infrastructures invite all researchers, developers and service providers to participate in the second edition of Digital Infrastructures for Research conference, which will be held this year in Brussels, Belgium, at the SQUARE meeting centre, from 30 November to… Continue reading →

GLIF 2017 – register now!

Registration is open for the 17th Annual Global LambdaGrid Workshop (GLIF 2017), which is being hosted by AARNet, the Australian National Research and Education Network, at the University of Sydney on 25-27 September 2017. A Software Defined Networking (SDN) Workshop… 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 (GN4-2) Project welcomes the Academic Network of Albania as project partner

GÉANT is pleased to formally welcome The Academic Network of Albania, Rrjeti Akademik Shiqiptar (RASH) as a project partner in the GÉANT (GN4-2) Project. This brings the total number of partners to 40, and further illustrates the truly pan-European nature… Continue reading →

GÉANT thanks Mark Johnston for his extensive contribution, announces Interim Chief Operations Officer

Mark Johnston, Chief Operations Officer (COO) and formerly Chief Network Operations Officer left GÉANT on 28 July 2017. We would like to thank Mark for his extensive contribution to the GÉANT community, both as COO and as Activity Leader for… 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 →

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 →

FIRST strengthens global ties by partnering with regional security organisations

Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST)​, the world’s leading association of security and incident response teams, has marked its 29th annual conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico by signing two Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with GÉANT and the… Continue reading →

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