• 100,000 student logins per day processed by Edugate

    HEAnet’s Edugate federated access system usage has increased three fold in the past 12 months and now processes up to 100,000 logins per day.

    Edugate provides the main authentication system behind some institutions core services like student email and virtual …

  • Networks as a Service

    What is NaaS?

    One of the areas of development that HEAnet pursues is Networks as a Service (NaaS.) This is a delivery model for network services. It uses virtualisation technologies to provide services on demand, without requiring specialised physical equipment …

  • New Mobile Broadband Agreement

    HEAnet has a new agreement with Meteor to provide mobile broadband for students and staff in HEAnet client institutions.

    For the first time the offer includes voice and both mobile broadband and phone are 4G. For more details click here

  • Call For Papers

    HEAnet National Conference 2014 – Call for Papers is Open: Here

    HEAnet National Conference 2014 “Networking Topologies for the Future”

    Date: 5th – 7th November 2014

    Venue: Rochestown Park Hotel, Douglas, Cork

    Call for Papers

    If you have a topic …

  • Edugate Federation Goes from Strength to Strength

    Continued Edugate adoption across the Irish education and research sector has culminated with HEAnet’s membership of eduGAIN, the international confederation of national education network federations.

    HEAnet’s membership of eduGAIN enables closer on-line resource sharing between Irish higher education institutions and …

  • Building the World’s Fastest Network for One Week Only

    HEAnet is one of the organisations involved in the remarkable production of the SCinet network.

    Every year for the duration of Supercomputing, the world’s biggest conference for the high performance computing (HPC) community, SCinet volunteers build the world’s most unique, …

  • Legacy Resources

    RIPE policy on legacy resources (including class A, B and C addresses)

    There are changes taking place to how legacy IP resources are handled at RIPE. These matter to us because they affect our ability to connect some of our …

  • Next Generation Network

    The Next Generation Network Programme consists of three implementation projects to achieve Enhanced Network Resilience.

    1) The Optical Dublin Core Ring upgrade project has added an additional optical node at second PoP sites in DCU, TCD and UCD and was …