Category - Technology

The technology behind the network

GÉANT Operations Centre​ (GOC)

Supporting network and service delivery round the clock. Day-to-day management of the GÉANT network is handled by the Operations Centre (GOC). The GOC acts as a first point of contact for its subscribers and other NOCs (network operations centres). It: receives reports of service problems; diagnoses network problems; oversees repairs and corrective maintenance; resolves issues pertaining to the...

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DDoS – Protecting GÉANT Users

GÉANT DDoS Cleansing and Alerting Supporting GÉANT peering users with dynamic, fast responses to DDoS Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) is a large and growing problem within the networking community with a large number of NRENs reporting attacks every month. These attacks not only damage live services for users but affect the reputation of the NREN amongst their users and consume large amounts...

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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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