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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...

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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...

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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 toeduroam, they can access the...

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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, AARNet’s eResearch Data Program Manager talked about the Big Data Flow problem at QUESTnet2016 and explained how Science DMZ can...

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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 his invaluable contribution and wish...

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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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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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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...

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Our people

May 27, 2016

Our people: Meet Warrick Mitchell, Network Architect

Tell us about your career before AARNet? My career in Computer Networking started just after I finished high school, when I...

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Services

May 19, 2016

One billion roaming authentications clocked for eduroam

The research and education sector's eduroam global roaming service is celebrating two amazing milestones: on 17 May, 2016, eduroam clocked one billion roaming authentications (either in-country or international) since the beginning of the year and the one billionth international authentication (when...

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Network

May 18, 2016

AARNet extends network reach in regional Australia with link to Taree

Staff and students at the University of New England (UNE) Taree Study Centre on the New South Wales Mid North Coast now have access to ultra high-speed broadband internet through AARNet, Australia’s national research and education network. A new AARNet link...

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GLAM / videos

May 16, 2016

AARNet helps researchers save endangered koalas

 “…big genome sequencing, handling of big data and access to high speed computing… would not be possible without the...

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Unlocking access to big cultural data for research

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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

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Conferences / eResearch

May 6, 2016

Science gateways workshop announced for eResearch Australasia 2016

Members of the scientific community are invited attend the second Australian International Workshop on Science Gateways, as part of the eResearch Australasia conference. The Workshop is 10 October 2016 in Melbourne. The call for participation for the Workshop (and the main conference) closes 5 June 2015. This workshops offers...

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Network

May 2, 2016

AARNet’s CTO David Wilde new GLIF co-chair

The Global Lambda Integrated Facility (GLIF) announced the appointment of David Wilde (AARNet) and Jim Ghadbane (CANARIE) as its new Co-Chairs. They succeed Kees Neggers who has chaired GLIF since its inception; originally as the series of Global LambdaGrid Workshops...

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Conferences / GLAM

Apr 27, 2016

AARNet announces stellar panel for 2016 Digital Humanities Australasia Conference

AARNet has convened a distinguished panel of cultural sector luminaries who will discuss the challenges and transformative implications of digitising collections at the 2016 Digital Humanities Australasia Conference. The conference is being held from 20-23 June in Hobart, Tasmania, and...

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CEO's Reports

Apr 23, 2016

CEO’s Report April 2016

2016 is off to a flying start with a number of network builds for shareholders, new and existing customers, including schools and GLAMs (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums), at various stages in the pipeline. We’re continuing to collaborate with...

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