Congratulations to successful 2015 Australian Research Council grant recipients

 December 15, 2014 

We extend our congratulations to the all the researchers who were successful in the latest Australian Research Council (ARC) funding round. We’re particularly excited about assisting research teams involved in these two successful Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facility projects: DomeLab – an ultra-high resolution experimental fulldome This project will establish the first ultra-high resolution (4000 x 4000 pixels) experimental... View Article

CEO’s Report December 2014

 December 2, 2014 

It’s hard to believe we’re on the home stretch for 2014 – time certainly flies. It’s been a busy and productive year for AARNet, with the expansion of our ‘above the network’ services, the rollout of AARNet4 and the completion of multiple National Research Network component projects extending the network among the highlights. We’re focused on... View Article

Our people: meet Jamie Sunderland, Director Product Solutions

 December 1, 2014 

Tell us about your career before AARNet? Before I worked at AARNet I worked for Monash University for about 13-14 years. I started as a research assistant and programmer in the physics department before moving to the central IT department when Monash opened its new campus in Berwick in 1995. I looked after Novell servers... View Article

InfiniBand experiments show extraordinary improvements in data transfer rates for researchers

 November 21, 2014 

AARNet has been supporting the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI)’s collaboration with A*Star in Singapore for the development of high performance clouds for bioinfomatics. This collaboration, has been looking at long distance InfiniBand as a way of potentially linking A*Star’s data centres in Singapore. At the International Supercomputing Conference in July, NCI recognised the potential of Obsidian’s... View Article

AARNet and National Museum of Australia join forces to grow virtual tour program

 November 20, 2014 

AARNet and the National Museum of Australia (NMA) today announced a new partnership to develop and extend the reach of the Museum Robot program. The partnership will make the NMA’s unique immersive virtual tours available to AARNet-connected schools as well as teacher training programs across Australia. AARNet CEO Chris Hancock says today’s students love technology and integrating technology... View Article


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