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Cloud highlights from TNC19

From cloud user stories, vendor workshops and discussions to strategic sessions on the future of implementing cloud services in the NREN community and other EC-sponsored programs, everyone seemed to be talking about cloud services and deployment at TNC19 in Tallinn…. Continue Reading →

Final reminder: call for proposals for EaPEC 2019 lightning talks, demos, posters

31 July is the deadline for submitting proposals for 5-minute lightning talks, demonstrations and posters for this year’s Eastern Partnership E-infrastructures Conference, EaPEC 2019, which will be held in Yerevan, Armenia on 24-26 September. Submitted by Laura DurnfordClick here to… Continue Reading →

New US patent of CESNET and FIT CTU for compression using dispersion tables

CESNET Association and the Faculty of Information Technology of the Czech Technical University in Prague have obtained a US patent for their invention of a system for implementation of a hash table. This invention allows effective implementation of fast compression… Continue Reading →

Why Internet connectivity on its own is not enough

Being connected to the Internet does not help students and researchers if the connection is slow, unreliable and unsafe to use. Enter NRENs. Watch the video made about the NREN in Mozambique which clearly shows the importance of the NREN… Continue Reading →

AER secures resilient link back-up between Europe and Asia-Pacific

Eight research and education network organisations, comprising the CAE-1 Consortium members (AARNet, GÉANT, NORDUnet, SingAREN, SURF and TEIN*CC) plus their Japanese partners (NICT and NII) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at APAN48 in Malaysia, to create the Asia-Pacific-Europe Ring… Continue Reading →

Strengthening cyber security expertise in Georgia

Security of digital information is a major societal challenge. Georgia is keeping up with the global trend of developing cyber-security and interest in this field is noticeably increasing. GRENA, the Georgian Research and Educational Networking Association, is working with CERT.GOV.GE… Continue Reading →

Last chance to apply for RACI

The deadline to apply for RACI (The RIPE Academic Cooperation Initiative) is coming soon – 7 August, hard deadline. The selected academics (students, PhDs, postdocs, professors) receive complimentary tickets, travel and accommodation to our meetings and the opportunity to present… Continue Reading →

TNC19: one month on

One month ago we said good bye to Tallinn after another exciting and unforgettable TNC. Some of you have been asking how to access TNC19 conference proceedings, so here’s a little reminder of where these can be found. Whether you… Continue Reading →

South African students can now access high-speed WiFi in City of Cape Town’s libraries with eduroam

During June the City of Cape Town and the Tertiary Education and Research Network of South Africa (TENET) turned on the eduroam WiFi service in 57 of Cape Town’s public libraries. eduroam is a wireless roaming service that provides free… Continue Reading →

Ukrainian NREN, URAN, implements eduroam managed IdP to support research

On 2 and 3 July, the Ukrainian NREN URAN Association completed connections of the first two institutions to eduroam (global Wi-Fi roaming) using the newly released eduroam managed IdP service. For the eduroam service to work in any organisation, it… Continue Reading →

Live images from a 600m long microscope

The European Spallation Source (ESS), is the world’s most powerful neutron source for research, and will allow scientists in biology, chemistry, engineering, and physics to understand basic structures of materials on a much more detailed level than before. Part of… Continue Reading →

Three Czech e-infrastructures unite under the project e-INFRA CZ

The CESNET Association, Masaryk University and VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava have applied for a joint project for establishing an upgraded national research e-infrastructure e-INFRA CZ. The main components of e-INFRA CZ include: national communications infrastructure, national grid and… Continue Reading →

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