GEANT Association

GEANT Association

GEANT Limited is part of the GÉANT Association. The GÉANT Association is 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.

Telephone: +44 (0)1223 371 300
Address: City House, 126-130 Hills Road
Postcode: CB2 1PQ
Website: http://www.geant.org
Membership type:Corporate 51+ (£1,000+VAT pa)

The GÉANT Association:

  • provides practical support for members, educators, researchers and other partners to collaborate, innovate, share knowledge and agree on policies and strategies;
  • plans, procures, builds and operates large-scale, advanced international high-speed networks, including the 500 Gbps pan-European GÉANT network;
  • organises events such as workshops, meetings and conferences, including TNC – Europe’s largest networking conference for research and education;
  • develops, operates and supports services relating to such areas as trust and identity, security and certification, mobility and access, and media and real-time communications;
  • provides staff expertise in procurement, project management, community engagement, network operations, and outreach including dissemination and training;
  • liaises with other e-infrastructure organisations, user communities, industry and with the European Union.

Please refer to the TERENA, DANTE, TNC and GÉANT Project websites for more detailed information about our services, network, news, events and other activities. 
 

ARES – a GÉANT Open Call project aims to add​ress urgent genome data set challenges

ARES – a GÉANT Open Call project aims to add​ress urgent genome data set challenges

A GÉANT Open Call project, ARES, (Advanced networking for the EU genomic Research) aims to create a novel Content Distrib​​ution Network (CDN) architecture to support medical and research activities, making large data sets accessible to healthcare practitioners for better patient care.

6 November 2014Read in full

DANTE and TERENA join forces to become the GÉANT Association

DANTE and TERENA join forces to become the GÉANT Association

In response to the community of Europe’s national research and education networking organisations’ (NRENs’) wishes, the GÉANT Association has been formed by re-organising TERENA and DANTE under a unified governance structure.

10 October 2014Read in full

Domenico Vicinanza and Brian Greene

GÉANT joins world’s elite scientists & explorers at prestigious Explorers Club Annual Dinner

Pioneering astronaut Buzz Aldrin, celebrated oceanographer Walter Munk, visionary entrepreneur Elon Musk, and world-renowned planetary scientist Maria Zuber were among the many illustrious guests at the 110th Explorers Club Annual Dinner (ECAD) last weekend, at the Waldorf Astoria, New York.

19 March 2014Read in full

Credit: NASA

The sound of space discovery - GÉANT transforms 36 years of spacecraft data into duet

GÉANT, the pan-European data network serving 50 million research and education users at speeds of up to 500Gbps, recently demonstrated its power by sonifying 36 years’ worth of NASA Voyager spacecraft data and converting it into a musical duet.

29 January 2014Read in full

Want to learn how GÉANT's high-speed network is accelerating science?

Want to learn how GÉANT's high-speed network is accelerating science?

Catch up on news from the GÉANT community with the new issue of CONNECT magazine - out now!

30 October 2013Read in full

DANTE sets Guinness World Record on GÉANT network

DANTE sets Guinness World Record on GÉANT network

DANTE (Delivery of Advanced Network Technology to Europe) and Infinera, a leading provider of Intelligent Transport Networks™, announced today that they have achieved a Guinness World Record for the fastest rate of multi-Terabit optical capacity across the GÉANT Network.

15 August 2013Read in full

GÉANT's terabit upgrade gives European science the data network of the future

GÉANT's terabit upgrade gives European science the data network of the future

50 million users of Europe's critical data communications infrastructure to benefit from increased capacity, faster service provision and self-healing resiliency

31 July 2013Read in full

Mark Johnston, Chief Network Operations Officer, DANTE

DANTE announces new Chief Network Operations Officer

DANTE (Delivery of Advanced Network Technology to Europe) has today announced that Mark Johnston has been appointed Chief Network Operations Officer, where he will be responsible for the delivery and operation of the pan-European GÉANT network and its services.

24 July 2013Read in full

Staff celebrate DANTE’s 20-year anniversary.

DANTE key to helping tackle societal challenges says Vice President of EC

This month marks the 20th anniversary of Cambridge not-for-profit organisation - DANTE (Delivery of Advanced Network Technology to Europe).

16 July 2013Read in full

26/02/2019

Network Engineer - Operations Centre - Juniper

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Networ Engineer in our Operations Centre (OC) in Cambridge. The GÉANT Operations Centre (G...

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
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