News - On Friday, June 9th, SURFnet together with ECI Telecom and Tallgrass deployed a 400 Gbit/s connection between Breda and Utrecht. This is the first step in the implementation of SURFnet8. With 400 Gbit/s, this new direct link offers extremely high capacity for education and research in the Netherlands.
News - Every year, the experimental SCinet network is built for the SC-conference (Super Computing). SCinet is with 3Tbps the fastest network in the world. SURF contributed to build SCinet and used the network for a demo of network function virtualization.
News - This year’s SuperComputing conference, SC15, was held in Austin, Texas. Together with the University of Amsterdam, University of Groningen and the Netherlands eScience Center, SURF showed what we in the Netherlands are capable of in terms of high-quality ICT services – and one way was to give a demonstration of network function virtualisation.