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.
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.
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.
NORDUnet has extended the NorthernLight Open Lightpath Exchange with a facility in London to provide OLE acces to Nordic and North Atlantic R&E resources, including the North Atlantic Green Computing Facilities on Iceland.
The NorthernLight OLE facility in London is operational and is interconnected with NortherLight facilities in Nordic countries through the high performance NORDUnet backbone.
The NORDUnet Community Peering Service provides the European Research and Education Networking
community with a neutral, high quality, IP service towards the commodity internet, content- and cloud providers.
Built on the fully redundant NORDUnet IP backbone and the NORDUnet peering fabric the service is optimized for the
unlimited capacity, quality and speed required tosupport NREN needs for access to top content providers and cloud services.
Danish Center for Scientific Computing (DCSC) and the Danish research network Forskningsnettet has merged into Danish e?infrastructure Cooperation (DeIC). This has been done in order to strengthen the Danish effort in the e?science area, and thereby ensuring Danish research prominence internationally.
NORDUnet is proud to announce that, as part of the continued expansion of its peering infrastructure in the United States, NORDUnet is now present at the NOTA Internet eXchange point in Miami and at the Equinix Internet eXchange points in Chicago and Palo Alto
NORDUnet is present at the following Internet eXchange Points: