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Network

May 19, 2017

Why research and education networks? Demonstrating their power for big data transfers

One of the big questions often asked of R&E networking is why?  Why, when commercial internet networks are so large, is there still a need for dedicated research networks? Surely organisations can simply buy commercial off-the-shelf network connectivity,with commercial service providers now offering 10 and even 100Gbit/s network connections. In February...

Health / Services / Teaching and Learning

May 11, 2017

Seamless Wi-Fi for Queensland Health

Researchers, academics and students from across the globe are getting online at Queensland’s health centres and hospitals safe in the knowledge that their data is secure and without the need for guest passwords. This seamless access is thanks to the availability of eduroam, the secure global roaming wireless network for...

Network

Apr 21, 2017

Global network for research and education reaches major milestone

North Atlantic network collaboration announces deployment of record-breaking 740 Gbps links, building the foundation for Global Network Architecture for research and education. Research and education networks worldwide, including Australia’s national research and education network AARNet, are participating in the Global Network Architecture (GNA) initiative. Scientists around the world are increasingly collaborating...

Network

Apr 6, 2017

In the Field Story of the Week

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

Media Releases / Network

Apr 6, 2017

New subsea cable to provide additional connectivity between Australia and South East Asia

Jakarta, Singapore, Sydney, 6th April 2017 – AARNet, Google, Indosat Ooredoo,...

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...

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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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Conferences

Mar 28, 2017

AARNet attends Science Meets Parliament 2017

Three AARNet staff members were among around 200 members of the scientific community attending this year's annual Science Meets Parliament event (SmP2017) in Canberra on 21 and 22 March. The two-day gathering is hosted by peak body Science & Technology Australia (STA) and included a day of professional development, a...

Media Releases / Services

Mar 17, 2017

Panopto and AARNet Announce Video Platform Partnership

Agreement provides local Panopto video platform hosting and support for Australia's research and education community SYDNEY - Mar. 17, 2017 - Panopto and AARNet today announced a partnership to provide local hosting and support services for Panopto's leading video platform for education in Australia. Academic and research organisations based in Australia...

eResearch

Feb 27, 2017

AARNet underpins portal to our marine environment

NEW CASE STUDY: Elephant seals fitted with sensors have collected data in Antarctica that is helping scientists understand how melting ice shelves are affecting the global climate system. Data collected by gliders is tracking warming in the Great Barrier Reef. And ocean current data has been used to predict speeds...

Education / K-12 Schools

Feb 17, 2017

Mentoring for success across Australia

AARNet has teamed up with Australian Indigenous...

Security

Feb 7, 2017

How to protect your university from ransomware attacks?

With an increasing number of universities around...

eResearch / Submissions

Jan 25, 2017

AARNet’s Draft 2016 Research Infrastructure Roadmap Submission

Bringing together digital and eResearch platforms is...

Services

Jan 20, 2017

New CloudStor milestone reached: 30,000 users and growing

Researching and developing new above-the-network services to...

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eResearch / Services

Dec 21, 2016

Case study: 5D modelling uncovers natural resources

NEW CASE STUDY: An international research group...

Security

Dec 16, 2016

How AARNet mitigates DoS and DDoS attacks

DoS and DDoS attacks have become commonplace...

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...

Education / K-12 Schools / STEM

Nov 28, 2016

AARNet schools shine in digital challenge

Schools benefiting from AARNet’s high-speed internet services...