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Direct South Africa – South America connectivity

TENET (the NREN of South Africa) and RedCLARA (the regional network of South America, interconnecting the NRENs of the countries in South Amercia) have recently enabled direct R&E connectivity across


Smooth connectivity for Nordic academics

Smooth connectivity for Nordic academics As video-conferencing has become highly popular, the value of fast and reliable connections is obvious. A smooth and easy way to secure this is to

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Interview with NORDUnet CEO René Buch

The GÉANT Association CONNECT magazine has interviewed NORDUnet CEO René Buch. HIghlights of the interview includes discussion of NORDUnet’s role as a regional Research and Education Network and its role in supporting the highly

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Nordics receive honour and community awards

Vietsch Foundation Medal of Honour NORDUnet Media Services Manager Erik Kikkenborg has been awarded the prestigious Vietsch Foundation Medal of Honour 2020 together with Bartek Idzikowski of PSNC. They have


NORDUnet Zoom Service and GDPR compliance

NORDUnet Zoom Service and GDPR compliance In line with the past weeks’ huge increase in demand for and use of video conferencing and teaching via Zoom we have seen a

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NORDUnet Media Status

Following all the latest restrictions for personal encounters as part of the anti Corona virus measures we have seen an unprecedented increase in the use of the NORDUnet Zoom service.


Call for Proposals for NORDUnet conference 2020

The NORDUnet 2020 Conference will take place in Reykjavik, Iceland, on 15-17 September, 2020. The conference aims at covering all aspects of NREN activities, including but not limited to Campus


Inauguration of ESS Data Centre Copenhagen

Today the European Spallation Source Data Management and Software Centre (ESS DMSC) in Copenhagen inaugurates the ESS Data Centre Copenhagen.  The opening is celebrated at a reception at the DMSC offices and

NORDUnet hosts 18th GÉANT STF meeting

On 22-23 October, NORDUnet is hosting the 18th meeting of the GÉANT Service & Technology Forum (STF) at the NORDUent Copenhagen offices.  The STF is primarly a forum for discussion


Call for Lightning Talks for NTW2019

NORDUnet would like to invite lightning talks for the upcoming NORDUnet Technical Workshop (NTW2019). We have two lightning talk sessions in this year’s programme ( – Tuesday 24 September, and


NTW19 Early bird registration fee to Expire

The favourable early-bird registration fee for the NORDUnet Technical Workshop is about to expire! This year’s programme offers even more workshops and sessions that offer space for the NREN community

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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


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


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

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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


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. Collaboration and


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


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.


DeiC Conference 2018

The 2018 edition of the DeiC conference will take place on 10-11 October at Fredericia, Denmark, addressing supercomputing, data management and related services. This year’s theme of “Building the digital

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SUNET Days. Fall 2018

The Fall 2018 edition of the SUNET Days (SUNETDAGARNA) take place at Karlstad University on 1-4 October 2018.  The SUNET Days bring togeher network and IT professionals, researchers, and staff

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Goodbye from Helsingør

The NORDUnet 2018 conference has ended. 270 delegates form 36 countries found their way to Helsingør, Denmark, for three days of intense conference program, 5 days of community meetings, planned and


4th GTS Tech and Futures Forum

On 29-30 October, BELNET will be hosting the 4th GTS Tech and Futures Forum. The event will showcase version 6 of the GÉANT Testbed Service, will focus on advanced network


3rd Asi@Connect Call for Proposals

The 3rd call for proposals of the Asi@Connect program has been launched by TEIN*CC. Under the program, corsortia of TEIN member networks and international partners can create project in range


GÉANT SIG-PMV Meeting, 23-24 October

The Special Interest Group for Performance Monitoring and Verification (SIG-PMV) of the GÉANT Association will hold it’s 5th meeting in Manchester, UK, on 23-24 October. The goal of the group is


New Uninett CEO appointed

NORDUnet congratulates Uninett on their new CEO. Tom A. Røtting has been appointed new CEO of Uninett and will take up the position no later than 1st October 2018. For

The NORDUnet 2018 tender for a Storage Solution:

NORDUnet is a joint collaboration by the 5 Nordic National Research and Education Networks in Denmark (DeiC), Finland (CSC Funet), Iceland (RHnet), Norway (Uninett) and Sweden (SUNET) and operates a

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Across the North Atlantic for Research and Education

MoU secures additional bandwidth and resilience for research & education Amsterdam, Berkeley, Bloomington, Copenhagen, Ottawa, Utrecht, Washington D.C., April 2018 – Addressing the exponentially growing needs of international science collaborations,


SUNET days in Gävle

Sunet Days spring 2018 are approaching rapidly. University of Gävle will host this edition of the inspirational event during which  Swedish r&e network Sunet invites its customers and users to meet


Shibboleth Consortium 2017 report published

The Shibboleth Consortium has pubslihed a bref report of activities and results for 2017.  NORDUnet is a Principal Member of the Shibboleth Consortium on behalf of the identity deferations of

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RENU Identity federation joins eduGAIN

The RENU Identity Federation (RIF) – the R&E trust & identity federation for Uganda, created and operated by the RENU, the Udanda NREN, has joined eduGAIN.  EduGAIN is the global inter-federation