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NeIC2013: Nordic e-Infrastructure Conference, 15-16 May 2013, Trondheim

The first Nordic e-Infrastructure Conference takes place in Trondheim, Norway on 15-16 May 2013, with preceding workshops 13-14 May. It marks the 10-year anniversary of Nordic collaboration in computing and storage services for science. The aim of the conference is to couple Nordic user communities with the skill base that exists within the national e-Infrastructure organizations, to develop ideas, and to elicit the opportunities for cost-efficient common solutions and joint e-Infrastructure services.

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NORDUnet complete 2011 Network expansion by taking a third connection to the US in production

By taking another 10Gbps connection to the US in to production NORDUnet completes the 2011 network expansion. This new connection between Ashburn and London complemets the already existing connections from New York to Amsterdam and Reykjavik.
Other elements in the 2011 plan included upgrading the European network ring traversing Amsterdam and London to 20Gpbs, as well as upgrading several NREN network connections. The NORDUnet peering footprint was also expanded as part of the plan.

NORDUnet is connected at the following Internet eXchange points.

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EC GEANT Expert Group Releases report on "Knowledge without Borders - GÉANT 2020"

Today at an event at the EU Commission in Brussels the report from the GEANT Expert Group  was presented to EU Commission Vice-President Neelie Kroes.

The GEANT Expert Group's mandate from the Eu Commission was to:

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NORDUnet hosting GÉANT JRA1 Technical Workshop

On 20-21 November Network Transport specialists from all over Europe come to Copenhagen to discuss trends in network transport technology and the impact on research and education networking. A technical workshop organized by the GÉANT "Future Networks" joint research activity (JRA1) sets the framework for these discussions. The GN3 project has been making great advances in researching transport technologies, and GÉANT and the European NRENs have deployed new transport technologies over the past 4 years.

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NORDUnet hosting GÉANT JRA1 Technical Workshop

On 20-21 November Network Transport specialists from all over Europe come to Copenhagen to discuss trends in network transport technology and the impact on research and education networking. A technical workshop organized by the GÉANT "Future Networks" joint research activity (JRA1) sets the framework for these discussions. The GN3 project has been making great advances in researching transport technologies, and GÉANT and the European NRENs have deployed new transport technologies over the past 4 years.

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SUNET launches national eduroam mobility

600,000 students and researchers in Sweden go mobile with eduroam and The Cloud.

The Swedish education and research network SUNET and The Cloud have entered a partnership that gives researchers, students and staff at Sweden´s universities and university colleges access to wireless Internet connection off-campus vith eduroam authentication on The Cloud´s 4,500 or so access points in Sweden.

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Wide range of topics at day 2 of the NORDUnet conference 2012


The city of Oslo welcomed the 200 NORDUnet participants at the beautiful City Hall Tuesday evening. Fine architecture, impressive murals, Spanish tapas and chilled refreshments all created a perfect venue for the opening reception and some informal social networking.

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Meet the future NRENS at the NORDUnet conference 2012


The NORDUnet conference 2012 opened today in Oslo, Norway with about 200 participants from the international networking community, especially the Nordic NRENs and universities. 
The conference was opened by Petter Kongshaug, chairman of the NORDUnet board and CEO at UNINETT. 

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Nordic NREN community IaaS workshop, Copenhagen, September 12, 2012

Location: NORDUnet office, Kastruplundgade 22, 2770 Kastrup, Denmark - Time: 10:00 – 16:00 CET.

IaaS - A service provided by a company, group, community, or government that provides basic computing, networking, data storage, and virtualized operating system hosting.

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