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Assisting next level e-learning in South Asia

Following several years of collaboration on remote education, NORDUnet and partners in six South Asian countries take things to the next level. Project BeLISAC – Building eLearning Infrastructure in South

Aloha to new far North fiber connections

Figuratively, the path to new fiber connections in the far north passes through Hawaii. Presence at the PTC23 (Pacific Telecommunications Council 2023) conference in Honolulu, January 15-18, forms an important element of NORDUnet’s strategic efforts to strengthen the digital sovereignty of the Nordic research and education communities.

Globe seen from the north, showing FNF route.

NORDUnet commitment to Far North Fibre

In a presse release on 2 December 2022, Far North Fiber, Inc has announced a Letter of Intent signed with NORDUnet, wherein NORDUnet express interest in a dedicated fiber pair

NORDUnet Kaltura Workshop

We are happy to invite all Nordic NRENs and their connected institutions to a Media Service workshop focusing on Kaltura on 29-30 November 2022. It will be a lunch-lunch event.

Subsea Threats: Resilience is Called For

The current geopolitical situation highlights the importance of having a range of alternative fiber optic cables to ensure true sovereignty in connectivity. The war in Ukraine and the recent sabotage

Arctic input at Danish NREN conference

Danish NREN DeiC invites stakeholders for its two-day Annual Conference 2022. The conference is held as a physical event 26-27 October with the overall theme “Alignment and Maturity: Implementing Research

NORDUnet tackles power consumption

Thanks to more energy-efficient operation, the Nordic research and education community does not need to fear increasing cost for use of Zoom and similar services. Through smarter operation of servers

Swedish networking throughout October

From 11 to 27 October, Swedish NREN Sunet invites its stakeholders to join online seminars, presentations, and opportunities for mingling. In these unrestful times, cyber security is high on the

Polar Connectivity Webinar

On 5 October, NORDUnet is hosting a webinar on the economic value of submarine cables in the Arctic and associated topics relating to fiber connectivity between Asia and the EU.

Goodbye Reykjavik – Welcome to Bergen in 2024

The 31st NORDUnet conference in Reykjavik, Iceland seemed to have everything required for a great event; a beautiful venue in sunny Reykjavik, a record-breaking crowd, exciting and inspiring plenary talks,

Welcome to the 31st NORDUnet Conference

The 31st NORDUnet conference opens today in Reykjavik, Iceland. Over 270 participants will gather at the Harpa conference and concert venue. On the first day of the conference, participants will

Dialogue meetings for LMS Request for Information

In June, NORDUnet published a public market request for information (RFI) on Learning Management System (LMS) platforms. NORDUnet and the Nordic NRENs are pleased that there has been significant market

Towards Vision 2030 for Polar Connect

In the past few weeks, NORDUnet has been promoting the idea of subsea cables across the Arctic Ocean to connect Europe, Asia and the North American West Coast at the

NORDUnet to address Arctics at EuroDIG

With internet traffic between Europe and Asia continuing to rise, direct connectivity via the Arctic Ocean becomes increasingly attractive. This will be a key message when NORDUnet CEO Valter Nordh

Join the NORDUnet International Relations team

NORDUnet is looking for engaged and committed professionals for our international relations team. The team engages with NRENs, research communities, e-Infrastructures and policy around the world, and facilitates, coordinates and

The Arctic Cornerstone of Global Connectivity

A new report from Copenhagen Economics highlights the benefits of submarine cable systems through the Arctic region; They will bring resilience, mitigate digital congestion, improve sustainability, and induce more than

Call for Lightning Talks for NDN2022

The Program Committee for NDN2022 invites you to propose a lightning talk for the 31st NORDUnet conference. DEADLINE extended to 15 July Lightning talks are five-minute presentations focusing on one

The science of riding a bike

NDN2022 participants are in for a treat as Professor Bert Blocken will reveal some of the aerodynamics secrets which help professional cycling teams perform their best. Any cycling enthusiast will

Change of Guards at the NORDUnet Board

After two years of serving as Chair of the NORDUnet board of directors, Maria Häll, CEO of Swedish NREN Sunet, has stepped down at the end of April 2022. New

Map w/ needle at Trieste, Italy

Join us live at Trieste in June

While online conferences do have their advantages, there is no doubt the TNC22 in Trieste, Italy, will become especially memorable being one of the first major physical research and education

Valter Nordh named CEO of NORDUnet

“During my first four months with NORDUnet, I have been impressed by the agility of the organisation and the commitment of the staff.  I highly value Nordic collaboration and I

Zooming in on SUNET

Over the coming three weeks Swedish NREN Sunet will host a wealth of online seminars, presentations, and opportunities for mingling. Following the successful conversion in 2021, the Swedish national research

Erik-Jan Bos to leave NORDUnet

After 10 years, Erik-Jan Bos has decided to pursue new challenges outside of NORDUnet and will be leaving the company by 1 June 2022. Erik-Jan came to NORDUnet in 2011,

Stronger ties to Asia for Nordic research and education

Renewal of Memorandum of Understanding expands network collaboration between Europe and Asia-Pacific regions. 7 March 2022, Bangladesh. After three years of successful collaboration on the Asia-Pacific-Europe Ring (AER), the underlying

Change of guards at key advisory forum

Per Nihlén, Sunet, takes over as Chairman of the NORDUnet Customer Advisory Group (CAG). To ensure swift coordination between the five Nordic NRENs and NORDUnet, the Customer Advisory Group was