NRENs are essential in providing advanced ICT services to the research and education communities. Whilst they are well established in Europe, countries in other parts of the world
face difficult challenges persuading stakeholders of the inherent value in operating an NREN.
no one-size-fits-all model for a successful NREN. However, many share similar challenges and can benefit from being part of a
learning and sharing community.
In that spirit we have gathered materials to assist NRENs, particularly novice ones,
find the information, messages and tools to demonstrate the role and value of NRENs and progress towards sustainable organisations.
The portal was developed in response to demand from a number of regional networks where NRENs are starting up to share global experiences and best practice.
NREN Case Review GroupMembers of the Review Group that compiled this portal include veteran R&E networking professionals and representatives of the regional network organisations from outside Europe.
Find out more.
Access pathways to global knowledgePresentation by Michael Foley at e-AGE17.
The Role and Status of National Research and Education Networks in Africa
This report by Michael Foley on behalf of the World Bank provides guidance to governments, institutions, and development partners on how to approach the provision of ICT services to the higher education and research community in Africa.
All you ever wanted to know about Federated Identity management but were afraid to askVideo tutorials produced by NSRC and GÉANT.
Tapping into Research and Education NetworksThis article in the magazine Campus Technology highlights opportunities and challenges for NRENs to cater to the needs of schools in the USA.