HEAnet Newsletter December 2021 Web

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Season's greetings from everyone in HEAnet.

We would like to thank you for your support and wish you and yours happy holidays and all the best for 2022.

HEAnet Office Closure & NOC Support Period

In order to maximise service stability and ensure a trouble-free Christmas & New Year's period for our clients and our NOC, a change freeze will be in place for all HEAnet services from 09:00 Friday 18th December 2021 until 09:00 Tuesday 4th January 2022. Emergency work to remediate an issue is possible under heightened change control procedures.

HEAnet's offices will be open as normal until 17:30 on Wednesday 22nd December 2021, and 24/7 cover will be available, with standard restrictions, until 09:00 on Tuesday 4th January 2022. If you need to contact the NOC during this time, please call 01 6609040.

If you have any questions in relation to our office closure, please contact noc@heanet.ie.
HEAnet Conference 2022 – Call for Papers

There is still time to submit your ideas for the HEAnet Conference. Please email your Paper Abstract, Lightning Talk, or Workshop Idea by 18:00 on Friday, 17th December 2021 to conference@heanet.ie. Click here for more details.

Details of our HEAnet Conference 2022 sponsorship opportunities are also available on our website. Click here for more information.

For details on any aspect of the Conference, please contact: Jill Mulhern (Email: conference@heanet.ie Tel: +353 (0)1 6609040)
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HEAnet Brokerage Services saving the education and research sector €7 million annually

A recent value for money analysis indicated that HEAnet Brokerage Services generates savings of approximately €7.34 million annually across the education and research sector for the ICT Procurement activities.

Garvan McFeeley, Brokerage Services Manager, commented: “We are delighted to share the result of the Value for Money study and the impact that our small team is having on the education and research sector in Ireland.

The Brokerage Services team mantra is to save Clients time, effort, and money, and we look forward to continuously improving our service offering. We invite all HEAnet Clients to get in touch with us to learn more about our full portfolio of services, from hardware, software licensing to professional services and student & staff offers
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HEAnet Brokerage Services assist HEAnet Clients in streamlining their ICT procurement processes – saving them time, money and effort
Future HEAnet Security Services for Clients

Following recent high-profile cyber attacks and the increasing level of cyber security threats facing the sector, HEAnet has been investigating what additional security services we could potentially provide to our clients. 

Click here to read the full update.
HEAnet Support for Research

We have created a new Research Engagement page to highlight and explain the support offered by HEAnet to researchers in Ireland. Click here to visit the new page. 

If you are interested to learn more about how HEAnet supports researchers, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with researchengagement@heanet.ie
New eduroam promotional material

We are on a mission to spread the word about eduroam, and we need your help to make it happen!

Visit our Media & Resources page to download various promotional materials that you can share through your channels.
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