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URISC@SC17 and the #LongestLastMile

2018-01-30T20:14:53+00:00News & Events, News 2018|

By Elizabeth Leake, STEM-Trek Nonprofit A multinational delegation recently attended the Understanding Risk in Shared CyberEcosystems workshop, or URISC@SC17, in Denver, Colorado. URISC participants and presenters from 11 countries, including eight African nations, 12 U.S. states, Canada, India and Nepal, also attended SC17, the annual international conference for high performance computing (HPC), networking, storage and [...]

UbuntuNet Connect 2017

2018-01-30T16:12:01+00:00News & Events, News 2017|

Dr. Julio Ibarra introduced "Facilitating content distribution in Sub-Saharan Africa through Software-Defined Exchange Points" at the UbuntuNet Connect 2017 Conference. UbuntuNet-Connect 2017 was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 2-3 November 2017 and was preceded by a series of other pre-conference events, hosted by the Ethiopia Education and Research Network for (EthERNet), the NREN of Ethiopia. [...]

Introduction to AARCLight: Americas Africa Research and eduCation Lightpaths

2018-04-02T17:02:36+00:00News & Events, News 2017|

Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire,27-31 March 2017 – Dr. Julio Ibarra introduced AARCLight project (NSF Award #1638990 ) at the West and Central African Research and Education Network (WACREN). WACREN organized its 3rd Annual Conference and 4th Annual General Meeting on 30-31 March 2017, hosted by the Ivoirian Research and Education Network (RITER).  This conference brought together policy and decision makers, scientists, researchers, network [...]

UbuntuNet Connect 2016 – Optimising the Impact of NRENs on Africa’s Research

2018-01-11T19:42:41+00:00News & Events, News 2016|

Dr. Luis Lopez presented the "Responding to the demands of big data scientific instruments through the development of an international software defined exchange point (SDX)" at the UbuntuNet-Connect Annual Conference organized by the UbuntuNet Alliance which focuses on research and education networking activities in Africa. The Conference brought together practitioners in the research and education [...]

Angola Cables & Americas Lightpaths Consortium Sign Memorandum of Understanding; Infrastructure for Research and Education

2017-04-27T19:59:46+00:00News & Events, News 2017|

              PRESS RELEASE Media Contact: For Angola Cables, SA: Antonio Costa, Head of Marketing Tlm ‪+244 927 686 279‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ Lote Cellwave, 2ºandar Via AL5, Zona XR6B – Talatona Luanda Sul – AngolaFor FIU: Heidi Morgan, Director Center for Internet Augmented Research and Assessment (CIARA) Florida International University [...]

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