News & Events from 2015

Scientists get ultra-fast and robust network across the Atlantic Ocean

Reciprocal backup agreement between ANA-200G and ESnet for next generation R&E intercontinental interconnect to support groundbreaking transatlantic research and education projects

Washington, DC – April 29, 2015 – At the Internet2 Global Summit today, the partners in ANA-200G and ESnet announced a new agreement that improves the resiliency of the world’s fastest inter-continental network for research and education.

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Tele2 Sweden supplies dark fibre for new Sunet network

NORDUnet congratulate Sunet on the deal with Tele2 Sweden for the supply of dark fiber. Below you can read more about the details from the joint news release from Sunet and Tele2 Sweden.

The public procurement for the new Sunet network is done. The deal means Tele2 will build the dark fiber infrastructure for data communications to all Swedish universities, colleges and other Sunet affiliated organizations. The full Sunet network is to be upgraded, and a contract that runs until 2031 is now signed. The deal is worth around 30 million Euros.

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GÉANT Association seeks CEO

GÉANT Association seeks CEO (Chief Executive Officer). The CEO will have responsibility for day-to-day operations and the management of major international collaborations.

GÉANT Association was formed last year following the restructuring of TERENA and DANTE. The organization is a co-operation of the European research and educational networks (NRENs). The organization operates the pan-european GÉANT network.

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NORDUnet at Danish Career Days

NORDUnet will be showcasing our opportunities for students at the upcoming Career Days that will take place in "Gigantium", Aalborg on 3 March , and in "Øksnehallen" Copenhagen on 6 March, respectively. A number of dedicated NORDUnet staff will be available to explain and discuss our offerings and our business in general.

You will find us at booth no. 3 in "Gigantium", and in Øksnehallen we will be at booth no. 36.

To learn more about the Career days you can go to their website.


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GÉANT Association Launch OpenCloudMesh

GÉANT Association has launched the OpenCloudMesh initative, a global cloud service project, allowing operators of private cloud services based on the ownCloud software to interconnect and share cloud storage services.

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FUNET deploys 100Gbps network

Finnish NREN FUNET became the first Nordic network to connect to NORDUnet at 100 Gbps on Monday 19 January 2015.

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NeIC Conference 2015

The second NeIC conference will be hosted by NeIC and CSC - IT Center for Science in Finland from 5-8 May.

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