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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 →

GÉANT and EGI join forces to support science and innovation

As part of a long-term and ongoing policy to collaborate closely with all our e-infrastructure partners, GÉANT has signed an enhanced Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the EGI Foundation, to further develop joint efforts aimed at providing European scientists and… Continue reading →

‘When lightning struck Linz’

This year’s TNC had a lot of exciting things to offer, as experts ranging from industry to academia gathered at the beautiful city of Linz, Austria to share ideas of mutual interest. Lightning talks have been one of the highlights… Continue reading →

Planning for the future of the GÉANT network​

CONNECT magazine spoke to the GÉANT Operations Team to find out more about the network, how efficiently it is run and to share their plans on how to handle the exponential growth in traffic. (Article reproduced from Issue 25 –… Continue reading →

Exchange of knowledge as communications community group looks East

Record-breaking SIG-Marcomms & Global PR Network meeting in Linz. The value of face-to-face knowledge exchange was proved in the joint meeting of the marketing communications special interest group and the global PR network on 2 June in Linz, Austria, following… Continue reading →

Long live eduGAIN!

At TNC17 on 31 May, we heard challenging words from SURFnet CTO Erik Huizer, who took us on a roller-coaster ride from eduGAIN’s careful early steps, through a potentially dystopian future to emerge once again into the sunlight, stronger and… Continue reading →

REFEDS meeting opens the T&I discussion at TNC17

For many involved in trust and identity (T&I), the REFEDS meeting kick-started the beginning of TNC17 and paved the way to a week full of interesting talks and meetings. Nicole Harris (GÉANT) welcomed the 90 attendees and gave an overview… Continue reading →

Paul Drake joins GÉANT Executive team

GÉANT welcomes Paul Drake to the GÉANT Executive team as Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Risk Officer. Paul will be responsible for ensuring GÉANT recognises and responds to key business, Information Security and regulatory risks. Key amongst these is… Continue reading →

Counting down to TNC17: only one week to go!

TNC (The Networking Conference) is the largest and most prestigious European research networking conference, bringing together decision makers, managers, networking and collaboration specialists, and identity and access management experts from all major European networking and research organisations, universities, worldwide sister… Continue reading →

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