Month: February 2019

SANReN Session at e-Research Conference – 16 April 2019

SANReN is presenting a 1/2 day workshop at the eResearch Africa 2019 conference at the University of Cape Town on Tuesday, 16 April 2019.

Please register at: http://www.eresearch.ac.za/era/registration

SANReN are looking for researchers/scientists/IT facilities of Research Institutes in South Africa who need to transfer big data sets from/to one or more external sources to/from their institutions. These include to and from international and National sites.

The aim of this 1⁄2 day workshop is to help South African researchers to transfer large data sets by using the SANReN Data Transfer Pilot service or by setting up their own hardware and data transfer tools.The following will be covered:

  • Networking challenges when transferring large data sets
  • Data Transfer Architecture: The Science DMZ Model
  • Large Data Transfer tools: Globus
  • Network monitoring tools: Perfsonar
  • SANReN Data Transfer Pilot service Proof of Concept: Progress and Results

Any queries, please email pert@sanren.ac.za

TENET RCCP II: Phase 6 – RFI for WSU Butterworth and UFS Qwa Qwa Connectivity – closed

The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) has agreed to a funding proposal request to continue with the connection of university rural campuses to the SANReN.

The Tertiary Education and Research Network of South Africa (TENET) has published a Request for Information (RFI) for the Rural Campus Connectivity Project II, Phase 6 connection of sites to SANReN.There is an urgent requirement to provision an end-to-end 10 Gigabits per second (Gbps) managed circuit for two campuses to SANReN, namely the Walter Sisulu University (WSU) Ibika Butterworth campus and the University of the Free State (UFS) QwaQwa campus

See RCCP II Phase 6 RFI for more details on the TENET website.

For any queries relating to the RFP, please contact Helga Van Wyk – RCCP II Project Manager on 076 457 1680 or helga@tenet.ac.za

Note closing date: 6 March 2019

TENET RFP: Dark Fibre for Johannesburg Metro site connections – closed

The Tertiary Education and Research Network of South Africa (TENET) has published a Request for Proposal (RFP) to upgrade the Johannesburg Metro connections between sites with Dark Fibre

See RFP – Dark Fibre for Jhb Metro Site Connections for more details on the TENET website.

For any queries relating to the RFP, please contact Helga Van Wyk – RCCP II Project Manager on 076 457 1680 or helga@tenet.ac.za

Note closing date: 14 March 2019