Enlighten Your Research Global 2015: Advanced Networking for International Research

 April 22, 2015 

AARNet is joining NRENs from all over the world to launch the second edition of the Enlighten Your Research Global (EYR-Global) program. This year, 12 National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) representing the Americas, Asia-Pacific, and Europe are partnering to oversee and implement this science support program. EYR-Global is a program where research and education (R&E) network... View Article

AARNet and JCU establish a dedicated high-speed link to enable rapid emergency response to cyclones

 April 21, 2015 

Emergency responders in Far North Queensland now have access to AARNet for transferring data in the wake of cyclones and other disasters. A permanent dedicated high-speed emergency response link between James Cook University (JCU) Cairns campus and the AARNet backbone has now been established for ROAMES (Remote Observation Automated Modelling Economic Simulation), following a request... View Article

Why a national science strategy is good for Australia

 April 17, 2015 

By Tanya Monro This week saw the welcome news that the federal government has committed to pursuing a national science strategy. Following a meeting on Monday with the Commonwealth Science Council, of which I am a member, the Minister for Industry and Science, Ian Macfarlane, has indicated he will consult with the science sector to agree... View Article

8 tips for improving your risk profile in a cloudy environment

 April 17, 2015 

By James Sankar, Director AARNet Enterprise Services Consulting   Managing the risks associated with outsourcing IT services to the cloud is vital. Here are some tips to improve your risk profile by adopting a range of business continuity suggestions and provisions:   1. Proactively design with resiliency in mind Carefully select resiliency features for infrastructure... View Article

Nossal High School joins AARNet’s community of hi-tech schools

 April 14, 2015 

Since 2010, when Nossal High School, Victoria’s first fully academically selective co-educational Government high school, opened its doors, new and emerging technologies for teaching and learning have been integral to the student experience. The school, located on the grounds of Monash University’s Berwick campus, recently connected to the high-speed AARNet national network via a VERNet link. Connectivity... View Article


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