November 16th, 2016

REANNZ is still fully operational

Following the earthquakes and bad weather that have affected New Zealand, we have been in touch with our membership about the status of the national R&E network. Currently all of our backbone services are functioning as normal and none of them are in a jeopardy state. All REANNZ services remained fully operational throughout the activities and we still have 24/7 monitoring and support. Our network is fully diverse, so ... Continue reading →
October 10th, 2016

Security is everyone's responsibility

The internet was created as a tool for open communication, to overcome physical boundaries and create a place for conversation, education and innovation.  Effective use of this tool today enables discovery, gives voice to minorities and the underprivileged and creates economic opportunities across the globe.  These opportunities are limited only by our imagination, and the manner in which we protect the information we share.  Internet attacks are a real and ... Continue reading →
September 9th, 2016

Queenstown Research Week

Two things were different about this year's Queenstown Research Week. First, it was in Nelson, and second, NZ's eInfrastructure partners NeSI, NZGL and REANNZ co-sponsored the event for the first time. Continue reading →
August 26th, 2016

Trans-Pacific research network now 100 Gbps

Australasian researchers and educators can transfer their data around the world at even faster speeds now that the international network has been upgraded from 40 to 100 Gbps. The upgrade was planned after year-on-year growth in research and education traffic, driven by data-intensive science. Australia's Academic and Research Network (AARNet), and Southern Cross Cable Network (SCCN) announced the upgrade to the Southern Cross Trans-Pacific Optical Research Testbed (SXTransPORT) dual ... Continue reading →
August 17th, 2016

REANNZ Internet2 Trip to Chicago

Internet2’s 2016 Global Summit was a celebration of the vibrant history of the industry behind ultra-high speed data transfer for the world’s education and innovation sectors – and a chance for its members to look forward to the future. Continue reading →