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GNA news: Launch of the SANReN Open Exchange

NORDUnet is actively engaged in the Global Network Architecture initiative, a joint effort to draft a blueprint for the intercontinental R&E network interconnects, based on the latest technologies and promising developments, with a ten-year horizon. This blueprint will enable participating R&E networks to align their spending for intercontinental bandwidth.

South African r&e network SANren has now provided an important addition to the GNA by launching the SANren Open Exchange. Please watch the video for further details:

 

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NORDUnet Learning Management Tender concluded

NORDUnet is a joint collaboration by the five Nordic National Research and Education Networks in Denmark (DeIC), Finland (CSC/FUNET), Iceland (RHnet), Norway (UNINETT) and Sweden (SUNET) and operates a world-class Nordic and International network and eInfrastructure services for the Nordic research and educational community.

In September 2016 NORDUnet initiated a tender for a Learning Management System.The tender has now been concluded. It is anticipated that all NRENs (as listed in the OJEU notice) could eventually benefit from the framework agreements that are awarded.

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NORDUnet is tendering for a Media Management Solution

NORDUnet is tendering for a Media Management Solution

On behalf of SUNET, Sweden, DeiC, Denmark, Funet/CSC, Finland, and Uninett, Norway, NORDUnet invites suppliers of media management solutions to bid for a contract for a media management platform.

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NeiC 2017 open for registration

The third Nordic NeiC conference on Nordic e-infrastructure is now open for registration. It will take place in Umeå, Sweden May 29 to June 1. Please go to the conference website for further information about the conference schedule, workshops etc.

http://neic2017.nordforsk.org/

 

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Nominations for GÉANT Community Award 2017

GÉANT Association has opened for nominations for the 2017 GÉANT Community Awards.   

The award recognizes individuals who have made a special contribution to research and education networking.  The deadline for nominations is 2 March 2017.  The 2017 award will be presented during the opening plenary of TNC2017 in Linz, Austria, on 30 May 2017.

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TNC17 Early Bird Registration Open

29 May may seem like a long time into the future, but the Early Bird registration for TNC2017 - to be held on 29 May - 2 June in Linz, Austria, is already open.

The theme of the 2017 conference will be The Art of Creative Networking​”. As always, the conference will bring together the European R&E Networking community and their friends and partners from around the global. 

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Scouting for talent at Armada

NORDUnet is always interested in talking to upcoming talent in software and engineering. That is why you can meet us at the Armada event at Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH) in Stockholm again this year.  THS Armada is the annual career fair organised by the Student Union at KTH Royal Institute of Technology and this year it takes place on 22-23 November.

Come visit us if you’re attending the event. NORDUnet staff will be here to answer all your questions. You can find us  by the new cafeteria on the second level at Nymble.

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In The Field newsletter out now

Celebrating its one year anniversary the 27th of October, the In The Field blog focuses on the human side of research and education networks. Please take a look at the blog here:

http://www.inthefieldstories.net/

You can also subscribe to the In The Field newsletter. The theme of the Octoer issue is Transnational Education:

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NORDUnet is conducting tender for Learning Management Systems

On behalf of Swedish SUNET and Danish DeiC, NORDUnet has invited Learning Management System vendors to bid for framework contracts for a LMS platform for the two countries, either a cloud based SaaS or an on premise installation with multi-tenant capability.

As the Danish and Swedish key requirements are nearly identical, NORDUnet is able to conduct a shared framework tender. Using the competitive dialogue procedure as specified by the EU, the final bidders will be selected in three stages: Prequalification, Dialogue and Final Bid.

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Cinia and NORDUnet aim to position the Nordics as part of the new digital superhighway

Cinia and NORDUnet have signed a MOU regarding a network sharing arrangement, which aims to benefit the Nordic business and science society. The co-operation will provide better services and create new opportunities for scientific organisations, government bodies, and public and private enterprises.

As a first result of this agreement NORDUnet will gain access to 100 Gbps of capacity on the C-Lion cable between Finland and Germany, on the stretch between Helsinki and Hamburg.

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