News - The Court of Justice of the European Union recently struck down the Safe Harbor agreement. As a result, US-based companies can no longer guarantee that data will be adequately protected under Safe Harbor. This development is set to affect both the SURF organisation and its individual members.
News - The number of users of the SURFdrive personal cloud storage service are rising dramatically as more and more institutions choose the service. Esther Hammelburg at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences is the 10,000th SURFdrive user. The start of the academic year has also seen a significant rise in use.
News - The data of more than 1,000 DNA profiles has been sent through the direct data connection from sequence provider Illumina in San Diego (USA) to the SURFsara Grid in the Netherlands.
News - Effective 1 October, the formats of various SURFconext components have been changed. This includes the users' daily log-in screen. Of course your users continue to enjoy secure access to the services that you have made available to them.
News - In the course of 2016, SURFnet will be assuming responsibility for a part of the network management it currently outsources, specifically the more complex part of its network management. Access to SURFnet for institutions will not be affected.