News - Erik Huizer, CTO SURFnet, is the new interim CEO of GÉANT, the pan-European research and education network, with immediate effect. As the result of this appointment, Huizer will temporarily suspend his activities at SURFnet. Once GÉANT has recruited a new permanent CEO, Huizer will resume his position as CTO at SURFnet.
News - The online SURF Annual Review, which gives you a look back at 2016, contains a multitude of images, videos and links to publications and interviews. The Annual Review offers an overview of the activities that took place in 2016, and the results that SURF achieved working together with the various institutions.
News - On 2 December, SURFsara obtained ISO 27001 certification for information security. Purchasers of our services need to be confident that the research data and other confidential information stored and processed by SURFsara is in safe hands.
News - On Thursday, 24 November at 5 PM the first annual Marianne van den Boomen Lecture will be held at Utrecht University. This lecture series is dedicated to the memory of Marianne van den Boomen (1955-2014), a Dutch internet pioneer who wrote on information technologies from as early as 1984. You can register for the event now.
News - The opening of the new SURFsara datacentre has meant that scientific research in the Netherlands can continue to compete with other global leaders. This is thanks to the growth options for procession power and data storage capacity.
News - In the coming months, SURFnet is set to sign contracts with 8 providers that will provide Dutch education and research institutions with affordable and secure IaaS cloud services. Following a major pan-European tender, Dutch institutions can use IaaS services through SURFnet for the next 4 years without needing to issue their own calls for tenders.
News - The SURFsara national High Performance Computing infrastructure has been successfully moved to our new datacenter. All systems are back online and operating at full capacity. During the next 2 weeks we’ll be doing some final tests, but this will not affect users.
News - The annual SURFsara Super D Event takes place on December 15, 2016 in Amsterdam. Sign up now to catch up on the latest insights in large-scale computing and data, and to get inspired by groundbreaking research from top scientists.
News - For the next two years, the Groningen-based company Bossers & Cnossen will be delivering the computing and storage equipment used by Nikhef, SURFnet and SURFsara, including the necessary licences, (administrator) software, and related maintenance and services.
News - The timeline within the 2017 European telephony tender launched by SURFmarket for educational institutions has been slightly adjusted. This process involves representatives from various education sectors.
News - SURFsara's new data centre at the Amsterdam Science Park was delivered on schedule on 1 July by builder and developer Telecity Group. SURFsara will rent 2 floors in the 72-meter-high building for the national high-performance-computing infrastructure.
News - SURFmarket’s 2017 European tender for telephony follows the planning and strategy of the 2017 public tender for telephony. We are assembling two focus groups for procurement and technology, consisting of representatives of educational institutions and SURF.
News - The online SURF Annual Review, which gives you a look back at 2015, contains a multitude of images, videos and links to relevant publications and interviews. The Annual Review offers an overview of the activities that took place in 2015, and the results that SURF achieved working together with the various institutions.
News - SURFnet employees participated in the CodeCircus event for children at the Heumensoord School in Nijmegen (Netherlands) on Friday, 1 April. This school provides education for the children of refugees staying in COA (Central Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers) temporary emergency housing.
News - The offices of SURF in Utrecht and Amsterdam are closed on the following days: