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eResearch / Services

Sep 20, 2017

AARNet and CERN sign MOU for developing cloud storage technologies

AARNet and CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) recently signed a formal agreement which establishes a framework for ongoing collaborations to develop cloud storage technologies for the benefit of scientific and education communities globally. Both organisations share interests in enabling new and more efficient ways of collaborating to support...

eResearch / Services

Aug 16, 2017

Introducing the Commons Conservancy: a sustainable solution for NREN open-source software development

The Commons Conservancy is a not-for-profit foundation established in The Netherlands for co-developing large scale software and systems for the global research and education community – and beyond. Many large-scale software systems are built collectively these days because the cost of innovation has become too high for any one company...

Security

Aug 10, 2017

Research and education networks join forces to tackle global IT security risk

With the escalation of major global cyber security incidents showing no signs of slowing down, information security is firmly in the spotlight for leaders of research and education networks (NRENs). Managing information security is also a high priority for many of the campuses, scientific instruments and supercomputing resources connected to...

Security

Aug 4, 2017

Cyber security threat forecast: ubiquitous attacks

AARNet is a member of Security Colony,...

Conferences / Network

Jul 27, 2017

AARNet Networkshop 2017 Highlights

Technologists working on networking and/or networked technologies...

Conferences / GLAMs

Jul 24, 2017

Breaking new ground for GLAM tech

VALA has a 40 year history and...

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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Services

Jul 20, 2017

New applications and updates for CloudStor

Are you a CloudStor user or curious to know more how CloudStor can help improve workflow for your research collaboration.  Watch the short CloudStor Roadmap video from Networkshop 2017 and find out what's new and in the works for CloudStor: Improved support and monitoring Image thumbnails Group drives User validations ...

Security

May 17, 2017

Analysis of Australia’s exposure to WannaCry

Over the weekend of 13 & 14 May, hundreds of thousands of computer systems at government agencies, hospitals and companies  in dozens of countries were affected by the malicious WannaCry cyber attack, which locked computers and held files to ransom. Australia is among the countries affected. Here, Edward Farrell, Director & Principal Consultant at...

Our people

May 17, 2017

AARNet staff tackle fundraising challenges

From losing their locks to daily running regimes, three AARNet staff chose distinctive ways to raise money for charity during the first half of 2017   Data Finance Officer Madison Kho spent an incredible five years — almost a quarter of her life — growing her hair so she could donate...

eResearch

May 15, 2017

Australian Government releases national roadmap for research infrastructure

Following an extensive consultation period with the...

Health / Services / Teaching and Learning

May 11, 2017

Seamless Wi-Fi for Queensland Health

Researchers, academics and students from across the...

Network

May 4, 2017

In The Field story of the week: making big data deliver

The Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN)...

Network

Apr 21, 2017

Global network for research and education reaches major milestone

North Atlantic network collaboration announces deployment of...

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New technologies bring cultural heritage to life

Network

Apr 6, 2017

In the Field story of the week: disaster warning

NOAH (Nationwide Assessment of Hazards) is an advance...

K-12 Schools / Security

Apr 5, 2017

Cybersecurity tips from machine learning researcher

Machine learning is offering insights into the...

Services / Videos

Mar 30, 2017

WSU teams up with AARNet and Zoom to build online collaborative culture

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Western Sydney University (WSU) partnered with...

Conferences

Mar 28, 2017

AARNet attends Science Meets Parliament 2017

Three AARNet staff members were among around 200...