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eResearch / Network

Sep 23, 2016

New record set for elephant data flow over AARNet

“I think we've made a new record for us. 53 terabytes transferred in 24hrs, at 100% efficiency,” reported Sean...

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Conferences / eResearch / GLAM

Sep 16, 2016

Registrations are open for AARNet GLAMs workshop at eResearch Australasia

Enabling Data Flow between HASS and GLAMs Workshop When: Friday 14 October Where: Pullman - Albert Park, Melbourne AARNet Presenters: Ingrid Mason. Deployment strategist (eResearch), Chris Myers. Solutions consultant (architecture and applications), Hilary Goodson. Strategic engagement (customer relations), Guido Aben. Director (eResearch) . We're holding...

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K-12 Schools / Services

Sep 15, 2016

eduroam for schools takes off across Australia

Tasmania recently deployed eduroam (education roaming) in its public schools, paving the way for increasing the number of sites in the...

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Conferences / eResearch / Network

Sep 13, 2016

Registrations are now open for Science DMZ workshop

Registrations are now open for AARNet's Science DMZ workshop When: 10 October 2016, 9.30am to 4.30pm Where: Pullman - Albert Park, Melbourne Presenter: Chris Myers - Solutions consultant (architecture and applications) for AARNet. This is a pre-conference workshop for the eResearch Australasia Conference ,...

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Network

Aug 30, 2016

Celebrating AARNet’s trans-Pacific network partnerships

The trans-Pacific international network connectivity for Australia's research and education community is operated by AARNet in partnership with Southern...

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eResearch / Network / videos

Aug 30, 2016

Moving data for the Large Hadron Collider

"In order to make the science possible, we are not enough - CERN cannot be alone. We are at the centre of...

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Media Releases / Network

Aug 25, 2016

AARNet and Southern Cross Cable Network boost trans-Pacific research network to 100G

Sydney, Australia – Thursday 25 August, 2016 - Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNet) and Southern Cross Cable Network (SCCN), today announced the completion of the 100 Gigabit per second (Gbps) upgrade to the Southern Cross Trans-Pacific Optical Research...

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Education / K-12 Schools / Network / Teaching and Learning

Aug 20, 2016

A primer for learner-centric bandwidth capacity planning

Managing bandwidth requirements for educational institutions is a challenging and complex task, particularly for IT Directors caught between increased expectations of ICT service delivery and diminishing budgets. Digital transformation in the education sector has presented a new set of...

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Our people

Aug 19, 2016

Our people: meet James Horne, Technical Consultant – Networks, Enterprise Services

Tell us about your career before AARNet? Since graduating from Swinburne in 2004, I have worked in various networking-related roles for a range of organisations, including six years as a consultant for large Independent and Catholic secondary colleges. This work gave me...

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Network

Aug 17, 2016

Connecting scientists, improving crops, feeding the world

With the world's population estimated to reach 9.6 billion by 2050, finding ways to rapidly increase the food supply is one of society's greatest challenges. This is a global problem requiring a collaborative effort by the scientific community on a...

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About AARNET

Pioneering The Internet In Australia since 1989

AARNet delivers high-capacity leading-edge communications services to the nation’s universities, research organisations, and many schools, vocational training providers and cultural institutions.

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Network

Aug 17, 2016

New OpenFlow case study features AARNet and NoviFlow

Here's a new case study video produced by the Open Networking Foundation featuring the OpenFlow-enabled SDN Testbed AARNet has deployed...

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Conferences / GLAM

Aug 10, 2016

Big data challenges flagged at Digital Humanities Australasia

Rethinking research access to cultural data was a hot topic at the Digital Humanities Australasia conference held in Hobart recently. Representatives from the GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives and museums) sector participated in a lively panel discussion, convened by AARNet,...

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Services

Aug 2, 2016

UK, Germany, US visitors top list of eduroam users in Australia

Researchers, academics and students visiting Australia come from far flung corners of the globe and thanks to eduroam, they can access the AARNet high speed network at institutions across the country. From July 2015 to June 2016, 48,152 international visitors to Australia accessed eduroam via Australian...

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Services

Aug 2, 2016

CloudStor makes Synchroton data transfers easy for researchers

CloudStor user story: sharing large imaging datasets CSIRO Scientific Software Engineer Darren Thompson works across a number of areas in the...

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Conferences / eResearch / Network / Services

Aug 2, 2016

Data movement: do you know what your campus network is actually capable of?

AARNet is purpose-built for research but there’s more to large data transfer than the size of your pipe. Brett Rosolen,...

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Conferences / eResearch

Aug 2, 2016

CERN’s new data services for science and collaborations with AARNet

High-performing data services are at the heart of research activities at CERN (The European Organization for Nuclear Research). CERN data services support a worldwide community of more than 10,000 researchers and engineers exploring the fundamental structure of the universe...

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Our people

Aug 1, 2016

Professor Annabelle Duncan joins AARNet Board

Professor Annabelle Duncan was elected to the AARNet Board of Directors at its meeting on 8 June 2016 to fill a vacancy on the Board that arose when Professor Ian Young retired in 2015. We thank Ian for his invaluable contribution and...

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Services

Jun 17, 2016

Zoom uptake soars at Western Sydney University

At the end of February 2015, following a successful two-month trial, Western Sydney University (WSU) signed up for a Zoom site license via the AARNet Plus program. At that time there were 30 registered Zoom users at WSU, and...

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Our Videos

We interview the best and brightest minds in the country. Watch and be inspired by their amazing projects and ideas.

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Moving data for the Large Hadron Collider

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Helping researchers save endangered koalas

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Unlocking access to big cultural data for research

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New technologies bring cultural heritage to life

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AARNet interviews outgoing Chief Scientist, Prof. Ian Chubb

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Interview: Jane den Hollander on Deakin Uni’s role in the transformation of Geelong

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Supporting new technology-enabled teaching and learning experiences

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Designing and building radio telescopes in amazing locations

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The rise of network-enabled teaching and learning – Shirley Alexander talks about new spaces

CEO's Reports

Jun 16, 2016

CEO’s Report June 2016

It's hard to believe we’re already halfway through the year. The AARNet team has been actively engaging with the research and education community to ensure that we provide the infrastructure to support collaboration nationally and internationally into the future. We are firmly focused...

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Conferences

Jun 10, 2016

AARNet to showcase new technologies and solutions at QUESTnet2016

!! Free Registration for CAUDIT members!! AARNet is proud to be a QUESTnet 2016 conference partner and will be providing a high speed connection to the venue, as well as hosting a range of talks and workshops during the conference, on at the Gold Coast’s...

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K-12 Schools

May 31, 2016

What’s driving WAN architecture for K-12 schools?

School students represent the economic future of the country and preparing students for this role is increasingly dependent on the connected experience. Nick Cross, AARNet’s Education Outreach Manager spoke at the Australian Independent Schools (AIS) ICT Leadership conference held in...

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K-12 Schools / Teaching and Learning

May 30, 2016

G7 backs NRENs for research and education

Making the most of investments in research and education network infrastructure for bridging the digital divide At the recent G7 ICT Ministers’ meeting held in Kagawa, Japan (the first meeting of this group in nearly 20 years) much was made...

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