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Fast and stable Network Ring between Europe and Asia-Pacific

Extensive backup links to ensure network resilience and boost connectivity between Asia and Europe for research and education
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NORDUnet Technical Workshop 2019

This year’s NORDUnet Technical Workshop (NTW) will run from 24-26 September with selected side meetings on 23 & 27 September. If you work with networking, infrastructure or services for research and education in the Nordic countries, this workshop is for you.

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Faster connectivity between Asia and Europe for research and education

New sustainable 100 Gbps link is set to boost research and education collaboration between Asia Pacific region and Europe with shorter, faster, cheaper connectivity.

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Supercomputer to be placed in Finland

Competitive Supercomputer to be placed in Finland

NORDUnet congratulates Finnish CSC on being selected to host a pan-European high-performance supercomputer at their datacenter in Kajaani. Not only will this position Finland, but the entire Europe as one of the world leaders in supercomputing, enabling European researchers to access world-class computing resources.

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NORDUnet speakers at Fed4FIRE

NORDUnet CEO René Buch today addressed the fifth Fed4FIRE+ Engineering Conference (FEC) in Copenhagen, Denmark during its opening day. His primary messages included views on the rise and impacts of Content Distribution Networks and the imminent challenges for NRENS. Other speakers also included  Jerry Sobiski of NORDUnet who gave a Vision talk: What is "Advanced Networks" in 5 years from now?"

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NORDUnet launches Next Generation Network build

NORDUnet and the Nordic NRENs have agreed a major redesign and upgrade of the NORDUnet backbone in Europe and the Nordic countries. The network will allow NORDUnet and the Nordic NRENs to meet the growing demands for capacity, availability, and low latency from the research and education sector. By sharing infrastructure, NORDUnet and the Nordic NRENs will meet these additional demands without increasing cost. The new network was approved by the NORDUnet board on 26 March 2019; the implementation will be launched immediately. 

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NORDUnet Zoom workshop 8-9 May 2019

Following the workshop on the Kaltura service the NORDUnet media team is now inviting for a similar event for the Zoom service on 8th-9th May.

Registration will close Friday 3rd May by noon!!

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The new Nordic network taking shape

A more powerful, more resilient and more affordable Nordic network for research and education is taking shape. The new NORDUnet network is based on collaboration and infrastructure sharing.

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NORDUnet and Sunet Agreement

NORDUnet and Sunet entered into an agreement for handing over the operation of the Sunet Network to Sunet

Copenhagen, Denmark & Stockholm, Sweden – 2 January 2019

The current Nordic R&E Network operational model was established during 2006 when both NORDUnet and Sunet were implementing a fiber optic network and there was a need for an operational organization that could handle both the network and the NOC.

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NetherLight - the case for Open Exchanges

Our friends at SURFnet have produced an excellent video about the open exchange point NetherLight. The video explains NetherLight role as central part of the European e-Infrastructure for research and education. It also makes a strong case for open exchange points in the global R&E networking ecosystemt, and the role they play in  the Global Network Architecture.

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