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Services

Dec 1, 2016

eduroam expansion helps boost research and education collaboration in Asia Pacific

eduroam (education roaming) has now been deployed at institutions in a further seven Asia Pacific countries: Bhutan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Researchers, faculty, staff and students in these nations now have seamless access to the secure eduroam wifi service worldwide. eduroam was developed to meet the needs of...

videos

Nov 4, 2016

The Internet: then, now and in the future

In this video, pioneer of the Internet in Australia, Geoff Huston, reflects on the early days of the Internet and AARNet, what's happening now, the surprising developments, and where he sees the Internet heading. "I think the biggest shock, and it wasn't really a shock if you were thinking about it, is...

Education / K-12 Schools / STEM

Nov 3, 2016

Young scientists wow with electronic communications

Projects including solar powered streetlights and sensors to help elderly people take out the trash won an AARNet sponsored prize at yesterday’s Young Scientist Awards. Run by the Science Teachers’ Association of NSW, the awards see students across the state compete for prizes in the categories of working scientifically, working...

GLAM

Oct 28, 2016

New world of GLAM research, tech and connectedness

Technology has opened the door to new...

eResearch / Services

Oct 17, 2016

CloudStor’s role in Australian Research Data System

The Australian research e-Infrastructure landscape is essentially...

K-12 Schools / Security

Oct 11, 2016

How to stay smart online

With 90% Australians now regularly online, understanding how to get the most from the...

eResearch

Oct 9, 2016

What’s this eResearch game all about?

We had a bit of fun developing...

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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eResearch / Network

Sep 23, 2016

New record set for elephant data flow over AARNet

“I think we've made a new record for us. 53 terabytes transferred in 24hrs, at 100% efficiency,” reported Sean Crosby to AARNet’s eResearch team. Crosby is a research computing scientist working at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Particle Physics at the Terascale (CoEPP) at the University of Melbourne....

eResearch / Network / videos

Aug 30, 2016

Moving data for the Large Hadron Collider

"In order to make the science possible, we are not enough - CERN cannot be alone. We are at the centre of a collaboration which is called the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid and our role with this computing infrastructure is the first entry point...the actual discoveries happen across all these sites." We interviewed Massimo Lamanna...

Media Releases / Network

Aug 25, 2016

AARNet and Southern Cross Cable Network boost trans-Pacific research network to 100G

The 100 Gigabit per second (Gbps) upgrade to the Southern Cross Trans-Pacific Optical Research Testbed (SXTransPORT) dual submarine optical fibre links connecting Sydney to North America is complete. The upgrade boosts bandwidth on both SXTransPORT links from 40 Gbps to 100 Gbps to accommodate the year-on-year growth of research and...

Education / K-12 Schools / Network / Teaching and Learning

Aug 20, 2016

A primer for learner-centric bandwidth capacity planning

Managing bandwidth requirements for educational institutions is...

Our people

Aug 19, 2016

Our people: meet James Horne, Technical Consultant – Networks, Enterprise Services

Tell us about your career before AARNet? Since graduating from Swinburne in 2004,...

Network

Aug 17, 2016

Connecting scientists, improving crops, feeding the world

With the world's population estimated to reach...

Network

Aug 17, 2016

New OpenFlow case study features AARNet and NoviFlow

Here's a new case study video produced...

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We interview the best and brightest minds in the country. Watch and be inspired by their amazing projects and ideas.

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Unlocking access to big cultural data for research

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AARNet interviews outgoing Chief Scientist, Prof. Ian Chubb

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Interview: Jane den Hollander on Deakin Uni’s role in the transformation of Geelong

Conferences / GLAM

Aug 10, 2016

Big data challenges flagged at Digital Humanities Australasia

Rethinking research access to cultural data was...

Services

Aug 2, 2016

UK, Germany, US visitors top list of eduroam users in Australia

Researchers, academics and students visiting Australia come from...

Services

Aug 2, 2016

CloudStor makes Synchroton data transfers easy for researchers

CloudStor user story: sharing large imaging datasets CSIRO Scientific...