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GÉANT Network [project summary]

Project ID: IST-2000-26417
Funded under: FP5-IST


This document provides a brief update on the achievements of a project funded under the "Research Networking" theme of the FP5 Information Society Technologies (IST) programme. It describes the objectives, experimental work and results of the project.

GÉANT is one of the most advanced Research and Education networks in the world today. It operates at the leading edge of networking and employs state-of-the-art technology and techniques to provide a networking service that interconnects the services offered by National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) across more than 33 European countries. Supporting the European academic and research community, GÉANT exploits developments in telecommunications and makes available previously unimagined transmission capacities for the scientific community.

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