Our people: meet John Batchelder, Deputy Director Customer Relations

 May 4, 2016 

Tell us about your career before AARNet? I have extensive experience in the higher education sector and have been in senior IT leadership roles for over a decade. My technical specialisation is within the infrastructure area however my management strength is related to the development of strategic initiatives that support the changing needs of the university environment. My credentials include... View Article

Our people: meet Angus Griffin, Deputy Director Customer Relations

 May 4, 2016 

Tell us about your career before AARNet? Before AARNet I spent the best part of a decade working in the Western Australian higher education sector.  This part of my career spanned all manner of technical and technology management pursuits, including programming, systems administration, desktop management, storage, data centres, telecommunications/networking and voice. What does your role... View Article

AARNet’s CTO David Wilde new GLIF co-chair

 May 2, 2016 

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 starting in 2001. David Wilde is the CTO of AARNet, the Australian NREN, which is also... View Article

AARNet announces stellar panel for 2016 Digital Humanities Australasia Conference

 April 27, 2016 

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 the panel discussion will take place on 23 June, 10.30am -12pm. Significant cultural collections are being... View Article

CEO’s Report April 2016

 April 23, 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 vendors and our global NREN partners to develop new service offerings and advance networking technologies to... View Article


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