From now on, the organisation that was formed last October from the restructuring of TERENA and DANTE is no longer known as ‘GÉANT Association’, but simply as ‘GÉANT‘. And from now on, ‘GÉANT’ no longer means a single project or organisation, but stands for the entire community collaboration. The new GÉANT logo went public 1 May 2015, to coincide with the start of the new GÉANT Project (now GN4 Phase 1).
Reciprocal backup agreement between ANA-200G and ESnet for next generation R&E intercontinental interconnect to support groundbreaking transatlantic research and education projects
Washington, DC – April 29, 2015 – At the Internet2 Global Summit today, the partners in ANA-200G and ESnet announced a new agreement that improves the resiliency of the world’s fastest inter-continental network for research and education.
NORDUnet congratulate Sunet on the deal with Tele2 Sweden for the supply of dark fiber. Below you can read more about the details from the joint news release from Sunet and Tele2 Sweden.
The public procurement for the new Sunet network is done. The deal means Tele2 will build the dark fiber infrastructure for data communications to all Swedish universities, colleges and other Sunet affiliated organizations. The full Sunet network is to be upgraded, and a contract that runs until 2031 is now signed. The deal is worth around 30 million Euros.
GÉANT Association seeks CEO (Chief Executive Officer). The CEO will have responsibility for day-to-day operations and the management of major international collaborations.
GÉANT Association was formed last year following the restructuring of TERENA and DANTE. The organization is a co-operation of the European research and educational networks (NRENs). The organization operates the pan-european GÉANT network.
NORDUnet will be showcasing our opportunities for students at the upcoming Career Days that will take place in "Gigantium", Aalborg on 3 March , and in "Øksnehallen" Copenhagen on 6 March, respectively. A number of dedicated NORDUnet staff will be available to explain and discuss our offerings and our business in general.
You will find us at booth no. 3 in "Gigantium", and in Øksnehallen we will be at booth no. 36.
To learn more about the Career days you can go to their website.
GÉANT Association has launched the OpenCloudMesh initative, a global cloud service project, allowing operators of private cloud services based on the ownCloud software to interconnect and share cloud storage services.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the members of a High-Level UN Panel to advise on the organizational and operational aspects of the proposed Technology Bank and Science, Technology and Innovation Supporting Mechanism dedicated to the least developed countries. One of the appointees is Dorte Olesen, member of the board of directors of the GÉANT Association, former Director General of the Danish IT Centre for Education and Research (UNI-C), and former president of TERENA.
On 11 December 2014, the GÉANT Association Assembly met in Zagreb for it's first meeting since forming the GÉANT Association in Berlin in October. As part of the meeting the GÉANT Association elected it's first board of directors. The Assembly elected a board chair, two external (non-NREN) board members, and six NREN representatives for the board. Furthermore, in order to have future rotation of board members, these first time board members were elected for one, two, and three year terms, respectively.