Connectivity & network management
eduroam (education roaming) is the secure, world-wide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community. Having started in Europe, eduroam has gained momentum throughout the research and education community and is now available in 80 territories worldwide.
eduroam allows students, researchers and staff from participating institutions to obtain internet connectivity across campus and when visiting other participating institutions by simply opening their laptop or activating their device.
Video by AARNet.
perfSONAR (performance Service Oriented Network monitoring ARchitecture) is a network measurement toolkit for running performance tests across multiple domains, which helps to identify and isolate network problems. Widely used by the research and education networking community, perfSONAR is deployed on approximately 2200 publicly registered hosts, in more than 300 domains around the world (December 2016).
Trust & Identity
eduGAIN is the interfederation service, interconnecting research and education identity federations around the world and simplifying access to content, services and resources for the global research and education community. With eduGAIN participants from more than 1,500 identity providers accessing services from 1,000 service providers, eduGAIN has fast become the primary mechanism to interfederate for research and education collaboration around the world. eduGAIN support, development and promotion in Europe is provided through the GÉANT (GN4 ) Project.
Video by GÉANT.
EaP NRENs facilitate the adoption of cloud services in research and education throughout the Géant framework agreements with suppliers of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solution.
FileSender is a web-based application that allows authenticated users to securely and easily send arbitrarily large files to other users.
The LOLA (LOw LAtency audio visual streaming system) project aims to enable real time musical performances where musicians are physically located in remote sites, connected by advanced network services, like the ones provided by the NRENs and GÉANT and other international backbones.
The EaPConnect project team and partners from NRENs and music conservatories in five countries have worked together to organise a LoLa concert with players in Tallinn and Minsk. On 5 October 2017, “Music Without Borders” was presented to participants of the October 2017 ePartnership Conference and the 2nd EaP Ministerial Meeting on the Digital Economy. The event was hosted by the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre in Tallinn. (See the news article: Cross-border minsterial concert showcases unique technology for music teaching and performance)