Ciena is a network strategy and technology company with a unique ability to translate best-in-class technology into value through a high-touch consultative business model. We believe in driving an industry ecosystem and offering the greatest degree of flexibility in how our customers consume technology to deliver the most rewarding experiences and business outcomes. We develop and apply technologies across packet and optical networking, and distributed software automation that drive openness, virtualization and unprecedented network adaptability. Ciena partners with customers to build the Adaptive Network, tackling complexity by combining intelligent automation, real-time performance data, and the ability to continuously tune the network to respond to changing bandwidth demands.
For more information, visit: http://www.ciena.com/
ECI delivers elastic network solutions globally to CSPs, utilities as well as data center operators. Along with its long standing, industry proven packet optical transport, ECI offers a variety of SDN/NFV applications, a comprehensive cyber security solution and a range of professional services. ECI's ELASTIC solutions ensure open, future-proof, and secure communications. With ECI, customers have the luxury of choosing a network which can be tailor made to their needs today – while being flexible enough to evolve with their changing needs in the future. At ECI, customer success is our success. For more information, please visit us at www.ecitele.com.
For more information, visit: www.ecitele.com
Google is proud to collaborate with GÉANT and the NREN communities at the TNC flagship conference this year in Trondheim. Google Cloud is committed to Research and Higher Education across Europe and we believe in growing partnerships and building opportunities with universities and research organisations across the region. We are passionate about working with this community to push the boundaries of what is possible in the education sector.
For more information, visit: https://cloud.google.com/
Microsoft enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. We are delighted to be a Platinum sponsor at the TNC Conference 2018. Come to visit us at TNC where you can learn more about how Microsoft Azure has enabled researchers to accelerate their discoveries. Learn more about how Microsoft Azure services offer agility, flexibility, and scalability, while simultaneously ensuring privacy, security, compliance, and the ability to maximise resource utilisation for IT departments to deliver maximum value for Universities and Educational Institutions. Learn more about Microsoft Azure here and find out more about how Microsoft Azure can be procured through the GÉANT Framework here.
For more information, visit: www.microsoft.com
Nordic NREN collaboration has returned efficiencies, synergies, and best practice efforts for almost 40 years. Five countries speaking in one voice safeguarding global services, connectivity and knowledge sharing to local research and educational institutions. DeiC, FUNET, RHnet, SUNET, UNINETT collaborating through NORDUnet
For more information, visit: http://www.nordu.net/
Dropbox Education is the collaboration platform that connects universities across the globe, facilitating cross-campus research and driving innovation. 6,000 education institutions worldwide use Dropbox for secure content based collaboration and the leading research universities also use Dropbox for active storage and true cross-platform working. Dropbox Education now comes with EU data location, and gives IT the administrative tools they need to manage users, monitor activity and control sharing. https://www.dropbox.com/education
For more information, visit: https://www.dropbox.com/education
Juniper Networks exist to solve the world’s most difficult problems in networking technology. We bring simplicity to networking with products, solutions, and services that connect the world. A company of innovators, we believe that creating simplicity through engineering is the highest form of innovation. From our first release, the ground-breaking M40 router, to today’s end-to-end advancements in network security, automation, performance, and scale, our drive to move beyond the constraints of complexity has expanded the reach of networks everywhere. We’ve enabled our customers to connect to everything and empower everyone in ways that have literally changed the world. In the profusion of new technologies such as IoT, big data, and multicloud, complexity is the new hard problem. And complexity is on the wrong side of progress. With the strength of our resolve, we’ll champion the evolution of the cloud and once again change the world. Simple is our obsession. Simple is powerful. And simple always starts with engineering.
For more information, visit: https://www.juniper.net/us/en/
ownCloud is the open platform for more productivity and security in digital collaboration. ownCloud offers a solution to organizations that need to share confidential data internally and externally. The open platform offers better productivity and security within digital collaboration, and enables users to access data no matter where it is stored or which device is being used.
For more information, visit: www.owncloud.org
ADVA Optical Networking is a company founded on innovation and driven to help our customers succeed. For over two decades our technology has empowered networks across the globe. We’re continually developing breakthrough hardware and software that leads the networking industry and creates new business opportunities. It’s these open connectivity solutions that enable our customers to deliver the cloud and mobile services that are vital to today’s society and for imagining new tomorrows. Together, we're building a truly connected and sustainable future. For more information on how we can help you, please visit us at: www.advaoptical.com.
For more information, visit: www.advaoptical.com
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Worldwide Public Sector helps government, education, and nonprofit customers deploy cloud services to reduce costs, drive efficiencies, and increase innovation across the globe. With AWS, you only pay for what you use, with no up-front physical infrastructure expenses or long-term commitments. Public Sector organizations of all sizes use AWS to build applications, host websites, harness big data, store information, conduct research, improve online access for citizens, and more. AWS has dedicated teams focused on helping our customers pave the way for innovation and, ultimately, make the world a better place through technology.
For more information, visit: www.amazon.com
Atea is the leading Nordic and Baltic solution provider of IT infrastructure with approximately 6,900 employees. Atea is present in 87 cities in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. Atea delivers IT products from leading vendors and assists its customers with specialist competencies within IT infrastructure and cloud services. Atea has been selected as Microsoft’s approved reseller of Azure in 22 countries around Europe as part of the GÉANT IaaS Framework. Atea works with customers to manage the opportunities and challenges which cloud technology presents. Information technology becomes a source of inspiration and productivity, rather than a challenge to be managed.
Box (NYSE:BOX) is the Cloud Content Management company that empowers organisations to revolutionize how they work by securely connecting their people, information and applications. Founded in 2005, Box powers more than 82,000 organisations globally, including Kingston University, University of Dundee, Indiana University and lots more. Box is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with offices across the United States, Europe and Asia. To learn more about Box, visit https://www.box.com/en-gb/industries/education
For more information, visit: https://www.box.com/en-gb/industries/education
Corsa Technology is a networking infrastructure company delivering WAN-scale SDN networking and security equipment to ISP, SP, IX, CDNs, hosting providers and NREN customers worldwide. To enable innovative service offerings and programmable network security, Corsa SDN switching, routing, and mitigation equipment introduces forward-thinking features with programmable traffic management and line-rate per-flow forwarding at internet scale.
For more information, visit: https://www.corsa.com/
Dimension Data (part of NTT Group) is one of the world’s largest ICT companies. We have over 30 years of experience in networking and IT services for public and large corporations in 160 countries worldwide. With our state-of-the-art infrastructure in our data centres we deliver complete multicloud and hybrid environments and realise an excellent end-user experience and continuity of your core processes, including Managed Services and Managed Security Solutions. GÉANT have appointed Dimension Data as a provider of cloud services. European research and educational institutions can obtain secure, enterprise-grade public cloud computing through their NREN’s existing connections with GÉANT. Institutions can contract via their NREN or direct with Dimension Data through a framework agreement. Read more: www.dimensiondata.com
For more information, visit: www.dimensiondata.com
In this era of Digital Transformation and Cloud, operational agility and efficiency are critical for maintaining competitive advantage. Extreme’s software-driven data center solutions are optimized to help Enterprise and Cloud organizations meet these challenges. Extreme’s pervasive network visibility and cross-domain network lifecycle automation intelligently automates provisioning, troubleshooting, and remediation of network infrastructure to eliminate network and cross-function service delays. Meanwhile, Extreme adaptive ASIC platforms deliver continuous value today and for years to come. Extreme’s agile data center solutions enable organizations to break from the status quo and build stronger relationships with customers and partners to deliver better business outcomes.
For more information, visit: https://www.extremenetworks.com/
Quit struggling with keeping hundreds of transceivers in stock for for all your different system vendors and benefit from our range of over 150 vendor compatibilities on our hardware platform. For network builders around the globe this combination of Universal Transceivers and the unrivaled FLEXBOX transceiver programmer makes their lives easier. No more hassle during the deployment and operation of both heterogeneous & single vendor system environments. FLEXOPTIX is a technology provider for hardware and software based in Germany. We at FLEXOPTIX like things, which just work. Daily work with all its challenges is complex enough – we try to simplify and enhance where we can.
For more information, visit: https://www.flexoptix.net/
Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Our aim is to enrich life and improve efficiency through a better-connected world, acting as a responsible corporate citizen, innovative enabler for the information society, and collaborative contributor to the industry. Driven by customer-centric innovation and open partnerships, Huawei has established an end-to-end ICT solutions portfolio that gives customers competitive advantages in telecom and enterprise networks, devices and cloud computing. Huawei’s 180,000 employees worldwide are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers. Our innovative ICT solutions, products and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world’s population. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees.
For more information, please visit Huawei online at www.huawei.com or follow us on: http://www.linkedin.com/company/Huawei http://www.twitter.com/Huawei http://www.facebook.com/Huawei http://www.google.com/+Huawei http://www.youtube.com/Huawei
The Internet Society (ISOC) supports the development of the Internet as a global technical infrastructure, a resource to enrich people's lives, and a force for good in society. Working through a global community of chapters and members, the Internet Society collaborates with a broad range of groups to promote the technologies that keep the Internet safe and secure. We advocated for policies that enable universal access to an open and trusted Internet. Together, we focus on: - Building and supporting the communities that make the Internet work; - Advancing the development and application of Internet infrastructure, technologies, and open standards; - Advocating for policy that is consistent with our view of the Internet.
For more information, visit: https://www.internetsociety.org/
Jisc is the UK’s expert member organisation for digital technology and digital resources in higher education, further education, skills and research. Our vision is to make the UK the most digitally advanced education and research nation in the world. We play a pivotal role in the development, adoption and use of technology by UK universities and colleges, supporting them to improve learning, teaching, the student experience and institutional efficiency, as well as enabling more powerful research. At the heart of Jisc’s support is Janet – the UK’s world-class National Research and Education Network (NREN). Owned, managed and operated by Jisc, Janet comprises a secure, state-of-the-art network infrastructure spanning all four nations of the UK.
For more information, visit: https://www.jisc.ac.uk/
PIONIER is the Polish national research and education network created to provide high-speed Internet access and to conduct network-based research. PIONIER network represents a base for research and development in the area of information technology and telecommunications, computing sciences, applications and services for the Information Society, includingsuch areas of interest as: radio astronomy, medicine, new media, knowledge platforms and digital libraries, applications of grand challenges, cyber security or Future Internet technologies. Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center (PSNC) is the operator of the PIONIER network directly connecting Poland with the pan -European GÉANT network.
The RIPE NCC is the Regional Internet Registry for Europe, the Middle East and parts of Central Asia. As such, we allocate and register blocks of Internet number resources to Internet service providers (ISPs) and other organisations. We’re a not-for-profit organisation that works to support the RIPE (Réseaux IP Européens) community and the wider Internet community. The RIPE NCC membership consists mainly of Internet service providers, telecommunication organisations and large corporations.
For more information, visit: www.ripe.net
GÉANT is a membership organisation acting with and for its members to further research and education networking in Europe and globally. It serves the research and education networking community in Europe, helping them to deliver innovative networks, technologies and services for research and education. GÉANT is also the leading collaboration on network and related infrastructure and services for the benefit of research and education, contributing to Europe's economic growth and competitiveness. The organization mobilises the expertise and experience of hundreds of professionals from among its staff, member organisations, institutions and the wider research and education networking community.
For more information, visit: www.geant.org
Uninett runs and develops Norway's research and education network (NREN), connecting more than 300 000 users cross-country. Uninett is owned by the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research. We are a neutral party, and the business is run non-profit.
For more information, visit: https://www.uninett.no/en
The European Commission's Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market.
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