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OCRE to Award Commercial Cloud Resources for Research

The OCRE Project is offering European researchers an opportunity to try the benefits of using commercial infrastructure cloud resources for their research. The project has launched a call for applications for research use of commercial infrastructure cloud services. Under this call, use cases at single institutions can apply for funding for commercial cloud resources needed for research applications.

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Infoshare on Campus Network as a Service

Interested in European NREN efforts to offer campus networking as a managed service? Join the infoshare organised by the GN4-3 project to learn more. 

In the infoshare on 7 October 2020, 13:00 -14:30 CEST, you will be learn about this new service, called CNaaS, for automating campus infrastructure management and offering  management of basic infrastructure to institutions connected to the NREN, thus freeing campus IT to focus on the core business of the university. 

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NORDUnet Partner in NSF-funded NEA3R Project

NORDUnet has joined global partners in a project to expand and support international research between Europe, America, Africa, and the Arctic region. The NEA3R project, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the US and led by Indiana University, co-led by NORDUnet, GÉANT, and the UbuntuNet Alliance, will further expand network resources between America, Europe and Africa, as well support for research in the Arctic region. Research is increasingly global, with research collaborations across all continents.

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Registration Open for the EOSC Symposium 2020

This year's EOSC Symposium will be online, and takes place 19-22 October 2020. 

The EOSC Symposium is your chance to get updated on the evolution and direction of the European Open Science Cloud, two years into the program, and to discuss next steps with peers from all of Europe. The Symposium will feature updates on the creation of the EOSC Association and how to join, discussion of the Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda of EOSC and its role in the upcoming Horizon Europe framework programme. 

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Save the Date

This year’s NORDUnet conference in Iceland was supposed to have been the launch pad for celebrating 40 years of Nordic collaboration and NORDUnet.

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EOSC-Nordic publish report on Barriers to Cross-border Data Sharing

The vision of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) is that European researchers can share and reuse research data across Europe, boosting reseach productivity and impact. As part of its contribution to the understanding and eventual realisation of this vision, the EOSC-Nordic project has studied legal barries to data sharing. In a report co-authored by NORDUnet, the project examines a number of use-cases and studies the impact of the legal framework for desired and actual data sharing. 

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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 the South Atlantic. The link utilises NREN connectivity secured on the SACS (South Atlantic Cable System) and WACS (West African Cable System) submarine cables. The link offers high-capacity internet connections between the continents for researchers and students. 

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Smooth connectivity for Nordic academics

Smooth connectivity for Nordic academics

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NORDUnet Conference 2020 – NEW DATES

NORDUnet Conference postponed to September 2021

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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 collaborative Nordic NREN community, the role of NORDUnet in the global research & education community, and the strategy and plans for the next five years. The articles also touches on NREN responses to major EC initiatives such as EOSC and EuroHPC, and the crucial role of the NRENs during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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