Zoom uptake soars at Western Sydney University

 June 17, 2016 

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 now, a little over a year later, that number has climbed above 3,000 and usage by... View Article

CEO’s Report June 2016

 June 16, 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 on meeting the changing needs of Australia’s universities and research organisations and our other customers, including... View Article

AARNet to showcase new technologies and solutions at QUESTnet2016

 June 10, 2016 

!! 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 RACV Royal Pines Resort, from 5 to 8 July. The theme for this year’s conference is “Technology supporting... View Article

Geoscience Australia to distribute Copernicus data in Australia over AARNet

 June 1, 2016 

As the result of an agreement signed in late 2015 between the Australian Government and the European Commission, Australian researchers will gain access to the imagery and data generated by the European Union’s Copernicus Earth observation programme, delivered by the European Commission with key partners European Space Agency and EUMETSAT. This data will be disseminated... View Article

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

 May 31, 2016 

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 Canberra recently about the amplifying drivers that continue to push demand for bandwidth in K-12 schools in... View Article


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