- Canadian Access Federation Opens Doors to an Expanding Suite of Online Content and Services for Canada’s Research and Education Communities
There are 14 new participants in CANARIE's Canadian Access Federation (CAF) service. This growth is the result of increased awareness of the value of a trusted digital identity among research and education communities to easily access protected online resources and services. The growth in participants in the Federation drives better value for all participants, as a larger community of users benefits from an expanded suite of online resources.
The Canadian Access Federation enables staff, students, and faculty from participating institutions to access wireless networks and web-based resources using their home institution credentials when they are visiting other organizations.
- CANARIE Announces Next Phase of Software Development Program Supporting Cutting-Edge Canadian Research
CANARIE announced that the next round of funding for the Network-Enabled Platforms (NEP) program will be launched with a call for proposals in May 2013 and a subsequent call will take place in July. The program’s unique approach is based on the use of previously-developed and tested software elements to create new research platforms. This approach leads to more rapid development timelines for research software, which in turn has the potential to accelerate research discovery.
- Internet2, NORDUnet, ESnet, SURFnet, CANARIE, and GÉANT to Build World’s First 100G Intercontinental Transmission Links for Research and Education Community
Six of the world’s leading research and education networks today announced their intent to build the world’s first 100 gigabits-per-second (Gbps) intercontinental transmission links for researchand education.
- High Tech Trailblazer Joins CANARIE Leadership Team
Peter Wilenius has recently joined the executive team as Vice-President, Business Development. As CANARIE broadens its offerings to include value-added services for the research and education sector and cloud-based technologies to help entrepreneurs accelerate product development, the need for ongoing outreach with its community moved to the forefront.
- Minister of Industry Approves CANARIE Plan
Minister of Industry, the Honourable Christian Paradis, approved the cost-recovery business plan developed by CANARIE. This approval triggered the release of CANARIE funding for years two and three of its current mandate. CANARIE funding for its current three-year mandate is $62 million.
The cost-recovery recommendations outlined in the plan include direct and indirect cost sharing, cost-reduction initiatives, and fees for advanced network services. Overall, the cost recovery plan calls for $11.72 million in total cost recovery over the course of CANARIE’s mandate.
- CANARIE Connection-Fee Consultation Results
CANARIE has completed its stakeholder consultation process, which was designed to gather feedback from its community on the concept of, and potential mechanisms for, connection fees.
- CANARIE adds leaders in telco, high-tech, entrepreneurship to Board of Directors
Board composition reflects impact of CANARIE on network innovation, advanced technology and small business in Canada
VP Sales for Quebec for
Bell Business Markets
Vice-President, Public Sector
IBM Canada Ltd.
Program Manager, Network Content Distribution
- Call for Proposals for Dark Fibre
CANARIE is looking for a long-term lease (Indefeasible right of use (IRU)), minimum of 10 years, of dark fibre service between CANARIE Network Points of Presence (PoPs) detailed at Table 1 in the full RFP.
- CANARIE launches program for entrepreneurs!
Free cloud computing resources from CANARIE help Canadian entrepreneurs reduce time and cost of product development.