News/Blog

  • Cloud first: enabling shared services

    A roundtable discussion on the role of cloud technology in implementing shared services hosted by Dell EMC for eolas magazine:

    • Ronan Byrne, Chief Technology Officer, HEAnet
    • Padraic Doyle, VP Technology in daa
    • Feargal Duignan, Sales Director for Public Sector,
  • GÉANT and Microsoft announce cloud technology partnership

    GÉANT and Microsoft announce cloud technology partnership GÉANT

    GÉANT have announced a successful multi-year partnership with Microsoft to make powerful cloud computing environments more accessible to research and education communities across Europe.

    HEAnet clients can access the GÉANT Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) …

  • 2017 Conference Programme

    Our 2017 programme is live on our mobile friendly website: Programme

    Dates: 08 – 10 November 2017

    Venue: Radisson Blue Hotel, Lough Atalia Road, Galway

    We have put together a strong and varied programme for 2017 delegates, including a keynote

  • Turning teens towards tech

    teen-turn is a great way for companies to change how girls identify with careers in technology through two-week summer work placements.

    “As a technology based employer, we are very happy to be involved”, says Kerrie Power, HEAnet CEO. “Programmes like …

  • HEAnet eduroam services now have 24/7 on-call support

    We have extended our 24/7 on-call support to cover HEAnet eduroam services.

    We recognise that our clients are increasingly reliant on eduroam and have therefore enhanced our service offering with 24/7 on call support.

    The full list of HEAnet 24/7 …

  • WannaCrypt Ransomware Update

    This attack exploits a vulnerability in SMBv1 (Microsoft Server Message Block 1.0). It is highly recommended to patch all systems and/or disable SMBv1. Alternatively, filter the corresponding ports.

    Microsoft has released patches for affected software; this includes a Security Update …

  • WannaCrypt Ransomware Information

    The HEAnet NOC are aware of the ransomware attacks that have hit a very large number of unpatched Windows devices across the world over the last couple of days.

    While many of you are already reacting to this, we would …