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Success and crisis: preparation is key for the marketing communications community group

How can success be measured in marketing communications? And when disaster strikes, how can communications contribute to a successful recovery? The GÉANT Special Interest Group on Marketing Communications (SIG-Marcomms) explored these topics, GDPR around events, webinars and more during a… Continue Reading →

RerBenin connects to the WACREN backbone

RerBenin, NREN of the Republic of Benin becomes the latest member to join the AfricaConnect2 project, to connect to the WACREN backbone and services. This membership will interconnect universities and research centres, access of students and teachers to a high-speed… Continue Reading →

Kenya Education Network (KENET) upgrades its ethernet carrier capacity ten-fold

Congratulations to KENET, Kenya’s NREN, with the upgrade of its network capacity! Telco Systems, the leading provider of innovative SDN/NFV, CE 2.0, MPLS and IP solutions, today announced that the company has completed an upgrade of the carrier Ethernet network… Continue Reading →

Cable damage? How an international backup saved a national network

Why are cross-border fibres important? Investing in international connectivity can give NRENs the possibility to quickly set up a backup solution in case of necessity. This is what happened in Italy on 9 January, when a large number of cables… Continue Reading →

Challenges and potential solutions in information security at AzScienceNet conference

Challenges and solutions were explored in a conference on ‘Actual multidisciplinary scientific-practical problems of information security’ on 14 December. The IV Republican Conference was held at the Institute of Information Technology of ANAS in Baku, Azerbaijan. Researchers and experts in… Continue Reading →

‘Creating the Future’, inspired by space: planet Earth – Belarus – Minsk

More than 80 cosmonauts and astronauts from 20 countries met with youngsters and members of the public in Minsk, Belarus, during the XXXI Planetary Congress of the Association of Space Explorers (ASE), supported by the United Institute of Informatics Problems… Continue Reading →

GRENA cybersecurity team takes first place in CYBER-EXE Georgia 2018

Security experts from GRENA, the Georgian Research and Educational Networking Association, won first place in this year’s CYBER-EXE Georgia 2018. This was the 5th time this event has been held, aiming to prepare IT professionals from public and private sectors… Continue Reading →

GRENA launches cyber exercises portal www.cyber-lab.tech

Nowadays, information and cyber security have become essential for the stable operations and development of countries’ e-infrastructures. Taking this into consideration, GRENA, the Georgian Research and Educational Networking Association in cooperation with CERT.GOV.GE – the Georgian Governmental Computer Emergency Response… Continue Reading →

A recap: UbuntuNet-Connect 2018 Towards African SMART Universities – Services that Matter

The 11th UbuntuNet-Connect conference couldn’t deny one of the hottest topics on the continent: digital transformation. Therefore, this year’s conference, held in the beautiful Zanzibar, focused on the concept of SMART education and research. This topic was not just exploited… Continue Reading →

e-Health experiences shared in workshop between EaP and EU partners

Challenges and potential solutions for NRENs supporting their biomedical research communities were explored in a workshop in Rome, Italy, at the end of October. The event, called ‘Biomedical collaborations over National Research and Education Networks: success stories and best practices’… Continue Reading →

Successful Cloud & IaaS workshop at EaPEC 2018 conference

Despite the heavily-armed security detail watching over President Erdoğan’s departure and the blocked roads surrounding the venue, nearly 20 curious EaPEC 2018 participants joined GÉANT Cloud Team members Maria Ristkok, Jiří Navrátil and Darko Paric for the ‘Clouds and IaaS’… Continue Reading →

IIT of ANAS aims to strengthen cooperation between AzScienceNet network and GÉANT

The Institute of Information Technology of ANAS, the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, needs to strengthen cooperation between the AzScienceNet science network and the GÉANT Association, says Academician-Secretary of ANAS, Academician Rasim Alguliyev. IIT of ANAS held a meeting between… Continue Reading →

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