First Danish projects for a world class computer

Home Before long, one of the world’s most powerful computers will become operational in Kajaani, Finland. The supercomputer LUMI (Large Unified Modern Infrastructure) will have a maximum capacity of 552 petaflops per second. In comparison, the Fugaku supercomputer in Japan, recognized as the world’s most powerful supercomputer today, has a max capacity of 512 petaflops […]

Passing of Miroslav Milinović


NORDUnet is saddened to learn about the passing of Miroslav Milinović of SRCE. Miro was a longtime collaborator of NORDUnet and the Nordic NRENs and a great contributor to European Trust and Identity infrastructure, and to many incarnations of TNC and the GÉANT project. Through his great commitment in leading operational and support aspects of the eduroam service, Miro […]

Direct R&E Connectivity between Europe and Latin America inaugurated


EllaLink operational – The BELLA Programme delivers TICAL2021, Latin America – The opening ceremony of the 11th TICAL Conference (and of the 5th Latin American e-Science Meeting), that took place online this week, saw the inauguration of the first 100Gbps link for R&E resulting from the BELLA programme. BELLA (Building the Europe Link with Latin America) is intended to meet the long-term interconnectivity […]

Ronan Byrne new CEO of HEAnet


Ronan Byrne has been announced CEO of Irish NREN HEAnet, replacing Kerrie Power who left for a role in the commercial sector earlier this year. Ronan is well-known in the NREN community for his leadership of the GÉANT Network Infrastructure Advisory Committee (NIAC) and membership in the newly formed board of directors of the EOSC […]

Direct link to the Netherlands for Nordic R&E

COBRA link

A wise fox will always have more than one exit, and the same applies to digital infrastructure. This is the philosophy behind a new fiber link from Esbjerg, Denmark, to Amsterdam, the Netherlands, taking its route through the North Sea. “Since the cable is routed directly from Denmark to the Netherlands it will offer increased reliability to […]

Video trailer wins

viddy dotcomm

The video trailer of the digital publication – ”The Power of Nordic Unity – 40 years of NORDUnet” has been recognized by the Viddy Awards, which honored the video with a Gold award. The Viddy Awards is an international competition that recognizes outstanding achievements and skills in video and digital production. In the 2021 competition, there were more than 2,500 […]

Registration for NTW2021 is open


Registration for the 2021 edition of the Nordic Technical Workshop (NTW)  hosted by NORDUnet is now open. This year’s event will run from 30 November – 2 December in Copenhagen at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Ørestad. The progamme once again offers ample opportunities to discuss the latest Network issues, Trust and Identity features, aspects of Security, […]

NORDUnet welcomes three new African NRENs to the GREN family


Three African NRENs have recently connected to the Global R&E Network (GREN), joining the global collaboration of national research and education networks, serving researchers and educators with world-class connectivity and services all around the globe. On 1 July 2021, during a webinar organized by the West and Central African Research and Education Network (WACREN), the […]

NTW2021 Program Published


Time to mark your calendars for 30 November – 2 December if you have not already done so. We’re looking forward to seeing many of our Nordic colleagues for a face-2-face event. The Nordic Technical Workshop hosted by NORDUnet will take place in Copenhagen. To make a full-fledged face-2-face meeting possible we have pushed the event dates […]

Two more impressive recognitions

WEBSITE NORDUnet IBA 2 Gold Awards

NORDUnet is delighted to be recognized by the prestigious Next Generation Indie Book Awards, the world’s largest book awards program for independent publishers and self-published authors. The Power of Nordic Unity – 40 years of NORDUnet, published to mark the 40th anniversary of the Nordic collaboration in Research & Education Networking, has received two gold Indie […]