Network infrastructure ICT facilities

The network is the backbone of all ICT facilities at your institution. Without a stable network, there would be no education, research and innovation with ICT. That is why we at SURF continuously work on a reliable, flexible and powerful network.



SURFwireless: Wifi as a Service

SURFwireless offers you a reliable, high-quality wifi network. This way your users always have fast and reliable wifi.
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SURFinternet: fast and reliable internet connection

SURFinternet offers Dutch education and research institutions a fast and reliable Internet connection of 1 to 100 GB/s.
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Secondary location accessibility: connect to other locations

In addition to your primary location, you can also easily connect other locations of your institution to the SURFnet network.
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Best practice Avans University of Applied Sciences implements IPv6

Read how Avans implements IPv6 and what IPv6 can do for you (in Dutch).

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Network wiki

Visit the Network wiki for practical information about the use of the SURFnet network. Here you will find technical information about the services and their development.


Project SURFnet8

Both layers of the SURFnet network - the optical layer and the service layer - are renewed when SURFnet8 is implemented.
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Innovatieblog Netwerk

Het innovatieblog Netwerk gaat over innovaties rond de netwerkinfrastructuur van SURF voor het onderwijs en onderzoek. Nationaal en internationaal. Over de ontwikkelingen rond Project SURFnet8, over lichtpaden en het lichtpadenknooppunt NetherLight en over innovatieve technologieën zoals on-demand netwerkdiensten.
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