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Tomás de Miguel

GÉANT and Spanish NREN RedIRIS are saddened to announce the loss of RedIRIS Director Tomás de Miguel, who sadly passed away on 23 July in Madrid. Tomás was a highly respected, influential and well-liked figure in European research and education… Continue reading →

Howard Pfeffer replaces Dave Lambert as new Internet2 President and CEO

In May 2017, Internet2 announced Howard Pfeffer as their new President and CEO. With effect from June 2017, Howard took over from Dave Lambert who is taking a well-earned retirement from a long and highly successful career within the R&E… Continue reading →

More than 8,000 RENATA users have met via VC Espresso from Colombia

“In RENATA we are promoting the use of technological tools that, in addition to facilitating and optimizing work in research and education, improve mobility in the cities of the country, optimize the quality of life of the actors of the… Continue reading →

Membership Growth for the Global Shibboleth Consortium Ensures Continued Development of Federated Identity Management Software

Global research and education communities benefit the most from using Shibboleth, one of the world’s most widely deployed federated identity solutions. The Shibboleth Consortium, a non-profit organization that ensures the ongoing development, support and maintenance of the Shibboleth software, announced today… 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 →

Tenfold connectivity increase between Ukraine and European research and education network

The research and education (R&E) communities in Ukraine will be better able to exchange and collaborate with their peers from around the world, following a tenfold increase in speed in the network link between Ukraine and the GÉANT pan-European R&E… Continue reading →

Communication and awesome computer centres: the 5th SIG-NOC meeting

Communication, communication, communication. It might not be the first thing you think of when you hear the term ‘Network Operations Centre’, but it became the unofficial battle cry of the 5th meeting of the Special Interest Group SIG-NOC. This was… 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 →

25 years’ anniversary: ARNES created an Internet of People

ARNES celebrated its 25th anniversary. Director Marko Bonač explained that it is impossible to predict what type of technologies and services we will offer in the future, but we do know that: “We will always respond to the wishes and… Continue reading →

TNC17 through the eyes of our community

At this year’s networking conference, TNC17, GÉANT approached some international partners, collaborators and sponsors and asked them all this question: “What does TNC mean to you?”. We filmed their answers and collated them in a short video that captures some… Continue reading →

RENATA infrastructure supports SENA Software Development Center in Popayán

RENATA, Colombia’s national research and education network, has provisioned the technological infrastructure of Colombia’s first public software development centre of SENA, a learning space for optimal software development in Popayan city. The National Learning Service (SENA) is the main centre… Continue reading →

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