Category - GÉANT

99.999% – Delivering total reliability to support essential Research and Education

GÉANT’s terabit-ready network is the most advanced and well-connected research and education network in the world​​.​ Managing such a large network is a complex task and GÉANT has created an expert support structure to ensure the reliability, integrity and security of the GÉANT network and its users. We also support the EUMEDCONNECT and FED4FIRE​ network infrastructures.​ GÉANT supports the...

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GN4-3N: Building the future GÉANT network

GN4-3N’s mission is to deliver unconstrained access at higher minimum capacity thresholds, highest levels of security across the network, and equal access to clouds and other services in the European research area and beyond. It will also increase network footprint, future proof connection speeds and stimulate the market in cross-border communications infrastructure while decreasing the digital...

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GÉANT Operations Centre

Key Performance Indicators – Response Times The GÉANT network prides itself on the high performance and reliability of its services and NRENs across Europe rely on the network to support their users. Because of this reliance on the network it is vital that the GÉANT Operations Centre is able to respond to any issues rapidly and effectively. The following graphs demonstrate the Operations...

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Meet the Second Line Support Team

Tony Barber – Head of the GÉANT Operations Centre Tony has worked in the engineering industry for over 30 years. Starting with OSS support in the UK Ministry Of Defence, network administration at the University of Oxford and then through the early days of the European internet designing and building ISP backbones for the largest UK, European and global ISPs of their day. He then left the...

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GN4-3N: Building the future GÉANT network

  GN4-3N: Building the Future GÉANT Network   The GN4-3N project represents the most significant refresh of the GÉANT network in a decade, aimed at supporting the rapidly growing needs of Europe’s research and education community for the next 15 years. GN4-3N will greatly improve the underlying infrastructure of the ­fibre and optical system, with the ­fibre network extended well beyond...

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The GÉANT global network today

The GÉANT network continues to set the standard for speed, service availability, security and reach, delivering the high performance that more than 50 million users rely on. GÉANT interconnects Europe’s national research and education networking (NREN) organisations with an award-winning high bandwidth, high speed and highly resilient pan-European backbone – connecting Europe’s...

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