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12/03/2018 - 11:13
FOCUS - eduroam
Share the eduroam guide available in 6 different languages
Last summer, a vast campaign led by GÉANT named #love2eduroam asked you to share your love for eduroam by posting your summer photos on the eduroam twitter feed: @eduroam. A wonderful way to promote the success of this excellent global Wi-Fi roaming service, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Furthermore, the service is available...
12/03/2018 - 10:58
FOCUS - Belnet network
Belnet works on its network design
Following the incidents that have occurred in recent years, Belnet has taken and continues to take the necessary measures to simplify its network, to make it easier to understand, more robust and more resilient in an aim to ensure faster recovery and convergence. Until now, Belnet focused its redesign on increasing capacity in its core with the...
11/28/2018 - 11:27
Belnet participated in a two-day workshop about crisis management
NRENs shared their experiences and best practices
Crisis management and communication are crucial for companies and organisations to ensure their business continuity and protect their reputation. On 12 and 13 November, we participated with four colleagues in 'CLAW 2018', an event about crisis management organised by the European research network GÉANT. Together with about 70 employees from...
11/21/2018 - 08:05
REMINDER - Belnet will use a new ticketing system as from 1 December 2018
Your open tickets will get a new ticket number
In order to further improve its services, Belnet will switch to a new ticketing system on 1 December 2018. The current OTRS system will then be replaced by ServiceNow. What does this mean for our customers? Your open tickets will be transferred to ServiceNow. After the migration, they will get a new ticket number. You will be notified of the new...
11/06/2018 - 15:55
STORY – 25 years of Belnet
An interview with the dream duo of Pascal Panneels and Philippe Van Hecke
For Belnet’s 25th birthday, we decided to hear from some of our most illustrious and senior employees, to take a look back over a few of the most exciting episodes in Belnet’s history. This month, we head to the Services unit, where we put a few questions to Pascal Panneels and Philippe Van Hecke. Together, they make up a dream duo whose work...
11/06/2018 - 15:03
UPDATE - Internet connection prices set to fall in 2019
Belnet will be once again reviewing its rates from 1 January
Internet usage keeps on increasing among connected institutions served by Belnet. As we announced in last month’ special feature, Belnet is predicting growth of 20 to 25% for the academic year. To support this growth in online traffic, we have decided to review our rates once again. Rates will be cut by up to 15% from 1st January 2019. Contact us...
11/06/2018 - 14:57
EVENT - Belnet Networking Conference 2018
A special 25th anniversary edition
The Belnet Networking Conference 2018 was the perfect opportunity to celebrate 25 years of Belnet. This year’s conference took place, for the second time, among the welcoming surroundings of the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel Brussels. It brought together around 150 participants from the research and education community as well as representatives of...