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Dorte Olesen turns 70

Dorte Olesen was director of UNI-C, the Danish national cerntre for IT for research and education from 1989 to 2011.  During her tenure, she was instrumental in the creation of


GÉANT Association Board Election

On November 24, the 12th General Assembly of the GÉANT Association elected new members.  The Terms of three members (Dorte Olesen, Raimundas Tuminauskas, and Marko Bonač) had expired.  In addition, Erik Huized

GÉANT Association post CEO position

The GÉANT Association is seeking a CEO!  The new CEO of GÉANT will be responsible for strategic leadership of a major, pan-European e-Infrastructure, in close interaction with the European R&E

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1st GÉANT Crisis Management Workshop

GÉANT is hosting a crisis management workshop for the European NRENs and the European R6E networking community – CLAW.  The workshop takes place in Malaga, Spain, on 20-21 November 2017. 


NORDUnet at Asi@Connect Bangladesh Launch Event

On 30 October 2017, the “Asi@Connect Bangladesh Launch Event” takes place at the Samson H. Chowdhury Center in Dhaka, Bangladesh. NORDUnet congratulates BdREN, the Bangladesh NREN, with this milestone and


Alberto Pérez Gómez named Director of RedIRIS

Alberto Pérez Gómez has been appointed new director of the Spanish research and education network RedIRIS. Dr. Alberto Pérez has been Deputy Director of RedIRIS since 2004, dealing with issues of economic

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NORDUnet across the globe

Traffic from NORDUnet criss-crosses the world. Check this snapshot from the 28th of September at 15:52 pm and see the actual traffic. The red dots indicate heavy traffic. Light traffic

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ASREN connects Jordan to global R&E networks

The Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN), has recently connected the Jordanian University Network (JUNet) to the ASREN pop in Amman, Jordan, and onwards to London, providing JUNet connectivity to


Report from GLIF 2017

The 17th Global Lambda Grid Workshop – also known as the 2017 GLIF meeting – recently took place in Sydney, Australia, hosted by Australian NREN AARNET. The meeting brought together


MYREN launches 100 Gbps R&E Network

Today Malaysian NREN MYREN is launching a 100 Gbps network. NORDUnet congratulates MYREN with this great achievement. Established in 2005, MYREN is a young NREN but is making great strides.


Zoom Virtual Meeting Service for R&E

NORDUnet has launched a new, easy-to-use high-definition virtual meeting service based on Zoom, designed to meet the needs of today’s mobile researchers, students, and educators. The NORDUnet Zoom partnership provides

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Consolidating e-infrastructures

Optimizing end-to-end transmission of research data will be one of the great future challenges for research & education networks. This was one of the key messages CEO René Buch presented


South Core upgraded to 100 G

The Southern part of the NORDUnet network, going to Geneva, has seen a massive upgrade. Connectivity to CERN is now up from 20G to 100G. NORDUnet is collaborating with its


LHCONE / LHCOPN meeting in Japan

The agenda for the upcoming LHCONE and LHCOPN coordination technical meeting has been annouced.   The LHCONE & LHCOPN meetings – organized by CERN – bring together engineerings from network providers


InAcademia 2.0 released

The GÉANT project (GN4-2) has released version 2.0 of the InAcademia service.  The InAcademia service is currently in pilot. The service offer websites and internet services a simple way to


Lightning Talks at NTW2017

Amidst a fully booked programme at the upcoming NTW2017 that takes place from 12-14 September at Radisson Park Inn, Kastrup there is still room for more Lightning Talks.  Feel free


SIG-NOC 27-28 November in Utrecht

The 6th meeting of the GÉANT Special Interest Group for Network Operations (SIG-NOC) will be held at the SURFnet offices in Utrecht on 27-28 November 2017. A preliminary agenda and


Erik Huizer named interim CEO of GÉANT Association

Erik Huizer has been named interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GÉANT Association,  effective immediately, replacing Steve Cotter. Erik is well-known to the NREN community as  CTO of SURFnet and for


Roar Olsen new CEO of UNINETT

Roar Olsen will replace Petter Kongshaug as CEO of UNINETT. Roar Olsen comes from a position as director at the Norwegian Health Network, and was previously Director of Strategy at The


Bangladesh NREN visits NORDUnet

In continuation of the emerging NREN programme NORDUnet has hosted a visit from the management of the Bangladesh NREN together with members of the Bangladesh University Grant Committee, the Ministry


TNC18 to be held in Trondheim

Thursday’s closing plenary at TNC17 saw Olav Isak Sjøflot, Director of services and deployment at UNINETT, unveil beautiful Trondheim in Norway as venue for TNC18. Not only will the Norwegian


CANARIE announce MOXY Open Exhange

CANARIE today announced the MOXY open exhange in Montreal, the first open exchange for reaseach and education in Canada. MOXY represents an important step in trans-Atlantic and global networking, providing

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More Nordic talks at TNC17

Four Norwegian speakers contributed with their insights on the second day of TNC17. In his Lightning Talk, Fredrik Strupe from Norwegian UNINETT made a case for cheap and fairly easy


Nordic active participation at TNC17

NORDUnet and the Nordic NRENs have had an active opening of the TNC 2017 conference in Linz. Tuesday morning saw Nordic engagement in the  “In-the-Field-blog” BoF discussing  content, impact and


Nordic Booth up and running at TNC17

Welcome to the Nordic Booth at TNC17. We are ready to meet visitors from both the Nordics and around the globe to talk about the specific Nordic way of collaborating,


Nordic Booth and meeting place at TNC17

Come meet the Nordic NRENs at the designated Nordic booth which you will find just in front of the plenary room A.  Get the lastest updates on the Nordic networks

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Nordic speakers and events at TNC2017

In line with tradition the Nordics appear in the TNC programme. One of the keynotes will be delivered by associate professor in Interaction Technologies at Aarhus University, Denmark, Martin Brynskov.


NKN of India and NORDUnet set up direct peering

The National Knowledge Network of India connects over 1,600 research & education institutions in its home country. Concurrently, with strengthening its national footprint, NKN focuses on improving international connectivity, providing


NORDUnet expands network footprint

NORDUnet’s global network has been expanded with stronger connections across the North Atlantic reflecting the capacity build-up in the Advanced North Atlantic collaboration, now comprising seven partners and a capacity


“UNINETT Fagdager” open for registration

“UNINETT Fagdager 2017” will take place in  Trondheim, Norway from  2-5 May. There will be four days of parallel sessions and workshops, together with social events such as the main conference


NDN2018 programme committee in place

The programme committee for next year’s NORDUnet conference has been appointed. Danish r&e network DeiC is hosting the 30th conference, taking place at the Culture Yard in Elsinore, Denmark, on

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Sunet Days 27 to 30 March in Halmstad

The upcoming Sunet Days 27 to 30 March are expected to attract more than 200 delegates. Twice a year Swedish r&e network Sunet invites its customers and users to meet at different