Year: 2016

Appointments at SANReN (October 2016)

The following appointments have been made at the SANReN CA:

  • Siju Mammen has been appointed: Group leader for Network Engineering (acting)
  • Thokozani Khwela has been appointed: Manger for Projects and Procurement (acting)
  • Renier van Heerden has been appointed: Group leader for Services Development and Incubation (acting)

SANReN National Backbone Upgrade Tender – closed

The National Backbone infrastructure of the South African National Research Network (SANReN), a major research and education infrastructure is being upgraded from a managed bandwidth network to a dark fibre-optic network to allow SANReN to transmit multiple wavelengths of a bitrate of at least 100 Gbps.

CSIR Request for Proposal: 3044/23/09/2016 for the SANReN National Backbone Upgrade has been published on the National Treasury website.

Important dates:

Issue of tender documents: Thursday, 04 August 2016
Compulsory Briefing session: Friday, 19 August 2016 at 10h00 (CSIR Meraka Institute, Building 43, Auditorium)
Closing date for receiving questions: Friday, 09 September 2016 at 16h30

Closing/Submission date: Friday, 23 September 2016 at 16h30