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TNC18 pushes the bar ever higher

TNC18’s packed schedule of sessions came to an end on Wednesday 13 June, in what was a record year for TNC. A record year? TNC18 by numbers As we look back over TNC18 there are too many highlights to list, so… Continue Reading →

MARnet hosts Republic of North Macedonia’s first GÉANT Information Day

The Republic of North Macedonia’s first GÉANT Information Day was held in Skopje on Wednesday 6 June 2018, organised by MARnet in collaboration with the Faculty of Computer Science & Engineering (FCSE). The event was opened by Mr. Ivica Dimitrovski, the Vice Dean… Continue Reading →

Welcome to CONNECT 29

The latest issue of CONNECT – the magazine from the GÉANT Community – is out now! Timed to coincide with TNC18 – Europe’s largest research and education networking conference, held last week in Trondheim – this issue is our biggest yet, with 80 pages… Continue Reading →

Analyse, strategise, engage! Marketing communications community gathers at TNC18

Analytics, engagement and social media were the main focus of a joint meeting between the Global PR Network and the Special Interest Group on Marketing Communications, SIG-Marcomms, on Thursday 14 June. More than 40 people from 22 European countries and… Continue Reading →

GÉANT and TEIN*CC sign new MoU

Erik Huizer (CEO GÉANT) and Hye-Joo Yoon (President TEIN*CC) signed a partnership agreement last week at TNC18, reaffirming their commitment to strengthening cooperation in support of research and education communities across Europe and Asia-Pacific.   Erik Huizer commented: “The relationship between… Continue Reading →

“A journey into a new business division”

Based on the findings made so far on the Community Service Hub innovation project, SWITCH has decided to continue investing in the development of the new business division Digital Solutions and Consulting Services. Marco Dütsch has been in charge of… Continue Reading →

How we’re migrating our configuration management system

At the RIPE NCC we are migrating our configuration management system to a mixed solution using Salt and Ansible. This RIPE Labs article describes the issues we were facing with the old system and the selection of a new platform…. Continue Reading →

FIM4R releases 2nd white paper on federated identity management for research

FIM4R announced the release of its second white paper during a packed session at this year’s networking conference, TNC18. The paper represents the work of more than 20 research communities from around the world who collaborated during the past year… Continue Reading →

Box cloud content management at TNC

The Box team is attending TNC18 this week and participating in several sessions to talk about the future of collaboration and cloud content management. We’ll be reviewing our strategy, vision, and providing an overview of the product roadmap, including how… Continue Reading →

Science | Business interviews Erik Huizer on the European Open Science Cloud

As Science | Business states, “The EU’s Horizon Europe plans to step up the drive to expand science cloud services in Europe.” To better understand GÉANT and the European Open Science Cloud, Science | Business spoke to GÉANT CEO Erik… Continue Reading →

The Vietsch Foundation’s Award: Medal of Honour

In the Opening Plenary for TNC18 the Vietsch Foundation’s Medal of Honour was awarded to Ingrid Melve of Unit (the Norwegian Directorate for ICT and Joint Services in Higher Education and Research) and Licia Florio of GÉANT. Ingrid Melve, Unit … Continue Reading →

2018 GÉANT Community Award: A unanimous decision

One winner and one category triumphed at the 2018 GÉANT Community Award; this year’s awards panel had no hesitation in selecting the successful nominee in the category ‘impactful contributors to the GÉANT project or wider community activities over a sustained period of time’: the decision… Continue Reading →

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