March 13th, 2017

REANNZ network presentations

REANNZ is going to host a series of network presentations on the first Wednesday of every month. Continue reading →
February 22nd, 2017

eResearch NZ: conference insights

Hon Paul Goldsmith, the Minister for Science and Innovation, learned a thing or two about the sperm health of native birds last night - a research topic of Dr. Helen Taylor of the University of Otago. Continue reading →
February 21st, 2017

REANNZ funding update

It takes a lot to run a network! National Research and Education Networks are especially tuned to be high-performing, highly available, technically innovative networks and REANNZ is no exception. Providing our members with the bandwidth and performance they need takes brains, time and of course, money. If you are currently attending eResearch NZ, you will have heard our CEO, Nicole Ferguson, talking about our future sustainability. For those who missed ... Continue reading →
March 16th, 2016

APAN 41 in Manila, Phillipines

The bi-annual APAN (Asia Pacific Advanced Networking Conference) was held in Manila at the end of January.  It was hosted (very capably and hospitably) by the local Department of Science and Technology and PREGINET, the local NREN.The APAN event brings together around 300 representatives of all the research networks in the Asia Pac region, plus representatives from GÉANT (Europe), Internet2 (USA) and RedCLARA (Latin America), plus the usual range ... Continue reading →
March 8th, 2016

Inder Monga at eResearch NZ: established and emerging design patterns

Inder Monga, CTO at ESnet and all-round networking expert, came to Queenstown last month to talk to the eResearch community about design patterns. ESnet connects US Government research labs to each other and beyond. It operates over 13,000 miles of dark fibre. They have 340 Gbps of network capacity across the Atlantic over four cables. They need such high capacity for big data transfers like those coming out of ... Continue reading →