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Research for Cloud Platforms – Tell Us Your Experience

A TNC18 Sponsor is conducting a market research study with Ipsos, a global market research firm, about cloud technologies used at higher education institutions. For this study, cloud technologies include the use of cloud service providers for any data storage,… 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 →

Proteomics project faster with grids and lightpaths

The research field of proteomics contributes to important new medical insights, producing vast amounts of data along the way.  To convert these massive amounts of proteomics data into knowledge requires dedicated computing and storage capacity. The Dutch research and education… 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 →

Shibboleth OIDC extension tutorial 11-12 December, Amsterdam

Are you an Identity Provider administrator or Federation Operator using Shibboleth? Do you need to know how to install and configure the OIDC extension? Then this training course is for you. Over 2 days (lunch to lunch) attendees will have… Continue Reading →

TF-CSIRT: celebrating Privmas in Warsaw

The 54th TF-CSIRT meeting was not intentionally timed to sync with “Privmas” or “GDPR day” but we found ourselves in Warsaw for the 24th and 25th of May and managed NOT to fill the programme with only GDPR material. Instead… Continue Reading →

Dropbox enables secure collaboration at the University of Sydney

Facing an ongoing challenge to reduce the fragmentation of data storage platforms, and issues with poor adoption of current solutions, the University of Sydney rolled out Dropbox Business to its entire population of researchers, academics, staff, and students, taking back… Continue Reading →

Music and technology combine at EaPConnect LoLa training and concert

How can research and education networks connect musicians in different countries so they can rehearse and perform together? Hands-on training gave Eastern Partnership (EaP) NRENs practical experience in setting up network connectivity combined with LoLa (low latency audiovisual streaming system)… Continue Reading →

Register now for the 4th GTS Tech and Futures Forum

The 4th GTS Tech and Futures Forum will take place on 5 Sep. to 6 Sep 2018 at the BELNET offices at Louizalaan 231, Avenue Louise, 1050 Brussels. This forum will bring together the Advanced Network Research Community to share… 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 →

International researchers can now map the universe with Murchison

Located in the vast expanse of Western Australia, lies the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA), one of the world’s leading radio telescopes. Enabling astronomers from around the world to explore the universe, the MWA is a critical part of Australia’s astrophysical… Continue Reading →

GÉANT Community Programme: a busy calendar ahead

Collaboration across teams in different geographic locations and disciplines is crucial to the GÉANT community. Task Forces (TFs) and Special Interest Groups (SIGs) help GÉANT, NRENs and other research and education bodies to collaborate, share experience and guide future developments… Continue Reading →

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