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CANARIE Announces Next Phase of Software Development Program Supporting Cutting-Edge Canadian Research

CANARIE, operator of Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, today 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 […]

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blog arrowDate: May 1, 2013


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 research and education. NEWS Leaders from Internet2 (USA), NORDUnet, (Nordic countries), ESnet (U.S. Department of Energy), SURFnet (Netherlands), CANARIE (Canada), and GÉANT (Europe) made the announcement at the 2013 Internet2 […]

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blog arrowDate: April 24, 2013


High Tech Trailblazer Joins CANARIE Leadership Team

CANARIE, operator of Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, today announced that 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 […]

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blog arrowDate: April 15, 2013


Minister of Industry Approves CANARIE Plan

CANARIE Inc., operator of Canada’s Advanced Network for Innovation and Research, today announced that the 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 […]

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blog arrowDate: April 4, 2013


CANARIE Connection-Fee Consultation Results

[Ottawa | 14 February 2013] 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 distributed a Discussion Paper on Connection Fees, held three conference calls and one in-person Summit meeting to engage stakeholders in the process and […]

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blog arrowDate: February 14, 2013


CANARIE adds leaders in telco, high-tech, entrepreneurship to Board of Directors

[Ottawa, ON | 1 February 2013] CANARIE Inc., operator of Canada’s Advanced Network for Innovation and Research, today announced that five new members have been appointed to its Board of Directors. These appointees are accomplished leaders in their fields and represent some of Canada’s most innovative enterprises, adding to the strong complement of Board members […]

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blog arrowDate: February 1, 2013


Free cloud computing resources from CANARIE help Canadian entrepreneurs reduce time and cost of product development

[Ottawa, ON | January 8, 2013] Businesses across Canada can now apply for free cloud-computing resources through a program that aims to improve Canada’s competitive position in the technology sector. The Digital Accelerator for Innovation and Research (DAIR) program is offered by CANARIE, operator of Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, in partnership with two […]

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blog arrowDate: January 8, 2013


SANTA GOES DIGITAL!

[Ottawa, Ontario | 21 December 2012] CANARIE, operator of Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, today announced that Santa Claus (also known as Father Christmas, Kris Kringle, and Saint Nickolas), is sending his pre-Christmas greetings to Canadians via the CANARIE ultra-high- speed research and education network. “So many children, big and small, are now learning […]

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blog arrowDate: December 21, 2012


DÉJÀ VU ALL OVER AGAIN? CANARIE AND BCNET HELP BREAK ANOTHER GLOBAL RECORD FOR DATA TRANSFER

[Ottawa, ON | 13 December 2012] CANARIE, operator of Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, and BCNET today announced their participation in another record-breaking data-transfer enabled over their high-speed research and education networks. NEWS At the SuperComputing Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, November 12-16, 2012, a team of high- energy physicists led by the […]

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blog arrowDate: December 13, 2012


A million times a month, CANARIE enables mobile research and learning

[Ottawa, ON | 29 November 2012] CANARIE, the operator of Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network and the Canadian Access Federation, today announced that more than one million times a month, Canadian students, staff and faculty visiting educational institutions are able to seamlessly access campus WiFi networks, without having to use a guest ID or […]

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blog arrowDate: November 29, 2012