Category - GN4-3N News

News relating to the GN4-3N project

GN4-3N pushing ahead despite challenges

Despite the best efforts of COVID-19 and the resultant national lockdowns and travel restrictions, the €63.125m GÉANT GN4-3N Project – representing the most significant refresh of the pan-European GÉANT network in a decade – continues apace. This project – ambitious enough without the additional challenges presented over the past 12 months – is progressing well thanks to the tireless efforts and...

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FCCN first NREN to migrate to new GÉANT fibre network

FCCN is the first NREN to migrate from leased capacity to the new GÉANT fibre network as part of the €63.125m GÉANT (GN4-3N) project. Representing the most significant refresh – and enlargement – of the pan-European GÉANT network in a decade, the GN4-3N project will see all GÉANT NRENs benefit from fibre or spectrum connectivity, helping to further narrow Europe’s digital divide Read the full...

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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 its current reach. This will involve restructuring the...

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GN4-3N: Governance and Project Structure

Governance The GÉANT General Assembly (GA), the GÉANT Board and the Oversight Committee oversee the implementation of the GN4-3 and GN4-3N projects. In both projects, the Project Management Board (PMB), comprising the Work Package Leaders and relevant subject matter expert (SME) coordinators, meets monthly with the Project Management Office (PMO) to exchange information, coordinate common work...

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GN4-3N: The People Behind the Project

Network Infrastructure Advisory Committee (NIAC)  The GN4-3N project team works closely with NIAC, a committee co-Chaired by Bram Peeters of GÉANT and Ronan Byrne of HEAnet, comprising representatives from a range of National Research and Education Networks (NRENs): HEAnet (Ireland) Jisc (UK) NORDUnet (Nordic region) Litnet (Lithuania) GRNET (Greece) AMRES (Serbia) FCCN/FCT (Portugal) RedIRIS...

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