Pacific Island campuses connect to high-speed global research & education network

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 1:13 pm

We work closely with Research and Education communities in the South Pacific to expand connectivity to the global research and education network infrastructure, removing barriers of geographical distance and enabling new education opportunities. This year we assisted the The University of the South Pacific (USP) with connecting the Marshall Islands and Tonga campuses to the…   Read More »


Intersect launches Space digital storage system for researchers

Posted on August 15, 2014 at 4:43 pm

Designed and constructed by researchers for researchers, Space.intersect.org is a large-scale, high-performance, collaborative and cost-effective digital storage system for research data. AARNet  provides the high-capacity network infrastructure that enables researchers using Space to store, retrieve and share large volumes of data quickly and securely. AARNet interconnects Space across Australian university campuses, medical research facilities and critical eResearch infrastructure…   Read More »


Australian and New Zealand networks drive scientific research

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 10:00 am

Australian and New Zealand networks drive scientific research  New Zealand scientific community now has access to ultra high-speed network SYDNEY, Australia, 23 July 2014 – AARNet (Australia’s Academic and Research Network) today announced a ground-breaking trans-Tasman partnership with REANNZ (Research and Education Network New Zealand) and Southern Cross Cable Networks to provide New Zealand scientists and…   Read More »


Monash University’s virtual reality facility transforms how researchers interact with data

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 2:56 pm

  “CAVE2 combines cutting-edge display and graphics technology with advanced software to provide a unique and powerful ‘lens’ for examining extremely large and complex data collections. In enabling and emphasizing visual connection to complex data, CAVE2 will transform the way our scientists and researchers interact with their data,” – Professor Paul Bonnington, eResearch Director, Monash…   Read More »


Jeff Murray joins AARNet Board

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 2:49 pm

We’re pleased to welcome Jeff Murray, Chief Information Officer at the University of Tasmania (UTAS), to the AARNet Board. Jeff fills the position vacated by Peter Nikoletatos (formerly CIO of Australia’s National University). We thank Peter for his invaluable contribution to AARNet and wish him all the best. Jeff came to UTAS in March 2013…   Read More »