June 20th, 2019

eduroam update Lunchtime session slides

In this presentation, REANNZ Systems Administrator Paul Gunn gave an update on the size and breadth of eduroam coverage locally and globally. He introduced two new eduroam services, eduroam CAT and eduroam Managed IdP that will further support the deployment of eduroam in New Zealand.Paul Gunn joined REANNZ in 2014 and has a background in storage, networking, visual effects and chemistry. At REANNZ he is responsible for hardware, eduroam ... Continue reading →
May 29th, 2019

REANNZ appoints Chief Executive Officer

The Board of REANNZ is very pleased to announce the appointment of Dianna Taylor as the Chief Executive Officer of REANNZ.REANNZ Chair Janine Smith says, “Dianna brings strong strategic and stakeholder engagement skills and experience within a technical environment. She is also recognised as a highly capable leader. We look forward to her joining us and leading REANNZ through this next stage of its development.”Dianna is currently the ... Continue reading →
May 15th, 2019

Ansible at REANNZ Lunchtime session slides

REANNZ began deploying Ansible in 2016, with the initial goal of supporting the rollout of new monitoring hardware to all of our 25 network PoPs. Three years later, Ansible is woven deep into how we deploy and manage to compute resources at REANNZ. Paul's Lunchtime session covered our choices on what to automate, and how Ansible fits into a greater software ecology. Paul Gunn joined REANNZ in 2014 as ... Continue reading →
April 9th, 2019

REANNZ welcomes Sapere report

REANNZ welcomes the MBIE-commissioned Sapere report released today on New Zealand’s high-speed research network. Janine Smith, REANNZ’s Chair, says the report provides a well-considered and in-depth review of the networking part of New Zealand’s research infrastructure. Continue reading →
March 25th, 2019

Chair receives REANNZ CEO's resignation

REANNZ Chair Janine Smith, has today announced the resignation of Nicole Ferguson, who has decided not to return to her position as Chief Executive Officer of REANNZ following her parental leave at the end of May. Continue reading →