National research capabilities on display at Parliament House

 October 9, 2014 

AARNet was among the exhibitors at the NCRIS Showcase, held at Australia’s Parliament house on 30th September. This event highlighted a range of research capabilities funded under the Federal government’s National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS). One of the NCRIS capabilities, the National Research Network Project (for which UniSA is the lead agent), is enhancing... View Article

Technology underpins outreach across Museum’s diverse environments

 October 8, 2014 

“You’ve got to be a little bit strategic and clever about the infrastructure you put in and how you persuade people to have an integrated and converged infrastructure, and use cloud resources and AARNet resources, whatever resources you can…to deliver a wide variety of outcomes” – Karen Holt, Director of Information Services, Australian National Maritime Museum... View Article

Our people: meet Don Mackintosh AARNet+ Program Manager

 September 29, 2014 

Tell us about your career before AARNet? For more than a decade prior to joining AARNet, after finishing a Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Queensland, I worked for a number of digital solutions companies in Australia and New Zealand. My roles have involved introducing new age videoconferencing, digital recording, cloud and managed... View Article

What is Smart Cloud Bench?

 September 23, 2014 

I am so glad you asked – and indeed I wish I had one when I worked in a University IT operations group. In short, the Smart Cloud Bench is a cleverly thought-out way to measure, compare and report on the performance of cloud service infrastructure and providers, coupled with the ability to measure cost-performance... View Article

Growing eduroam beyond the campus

 September 23, 2014 

Eduroam is a global initiative of TERENA – the Trans-European Research and Education Networking Association, and is an international roaming service for users in research, higher education and further education. It provides researchers, teachers and students easy and secure network access when visiting an institution other than their own. Learn more about eduroam. In Australia, the... View Article


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