European Regional Projects Update David West DANTE david

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European Regional Projects Update David West DANTE david. west@dante. org. uk

European Regional Projects Update David West DANTE david. [email protected] org. uk

Overview • To improve intra-regional and global connectivity • Tackle Digital Divides • Collaborating

Overview • To improve intra-regional and global connectivity • Tackle Digital Divides • Collaborating with multiple regional and European partners • 3 year projects with 10 M Euro/80% funding from EC, rest from beneficiaries • Feasibility/Procurement/Operational phases

EUMEDCONNECT Topology 155 45 FR 155 45 Catania Po. P 155 20 155 45

EUMEDCONNECT Topology 155 45 FR 155 45 Catania Po. P 155 20 155 45 8 45 34 GÉANT EUMEDCONNECT Nicosia Po. P 34 JO

EUMEDCONNECT Project Priorities 1. Complete network 2. Encourage usage and service development 3. Sustain

EUMEDCONNECT Project Priorities 1. Complete network 2. Encourage usage and service development 3. Sustain beyond mid 2006

ALICE Project and the Red. CLARA Network – STM-1 ring linking CLARA Po. Ps

ALICE Project and the Red. CLARA Network – STM-1 ring linking CLARA Po. Ps in Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires, Santiago, Panama City and Tijuana (in service) – STM-4 c Sao Paulo – Madrid (in service) – 45 Mbps Sao Paulo – Caracas (in service) – 45 Mbps Santiago – Lima (February 2005) – 34 Mbps Buenos Aires – Montevideo (February 2005) – Planned connections to: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua in Summer 2005

ALICE/ Red. CLARA Topology Oct 04

ALICE/ Red. CLARA Topology Oct 04

CLARA and ALICE • Red. CLARA is operated by CLARA Network Engineering Group based

CLARA and ALICE • Red. CLARA is operated by CLARA Network Engineering Group based in Brazil and CLARA Network Operations Centre based in Mexico • The headquarters of CLARA is based in Santiago de Chile • DANTE is the Coordinating Partner of the ALICE project (+ 18 LA NRENs and 4 EU-NRENs) • The ALICE project is currently funded until 31 May 2006

TEIN 2 Partners: – – – China (CERNET) Indonesia (ITB) Malaysia (MDC) Philippines (ASTI)

TEIN 2 Partners: – – – China (CERNET) Indonesia (ITB) Malaysia (MDC) Philippines (ASTI) Thailand (Thai. REN) Vietnam (MOST) – Korea (KISDI) – Singapore (Sing. AREN) – Australia (AARNet) – France (RENATER) – Netherlands (SURFnet) – UK (UKERNA) – DANTE

Planned activities • Network procurement underway: – Connectivity tender responses mid Feb – NOC

Planned activities • Network procurement underway: – Connectivity tender responses mid Feb – NOC tender responses April – Equipment donation sought • Contracts Q 2/3, operational Q 4 2005 (to end 2007) • Exploring collaborations with existing and planned initiatives

Planned Outcomes • Create South East Asian network • Link SEA and China to

Planned Outcomes • Create South East Asian network • Link SEA and China to other Asian partners and Europe • Create conditions for sustainable regional networking