Category: Events

SANReN Cyber Security Challenge 2020: Winners

SANReN hosted its fourth Cyber Security Challenge as part of the annual CHPC National Meeting 2020. This year due the COVID-19 pandemic the challenge was hosted virtually over the weekend of the 28-29 November 2020. The event started with an induction for the students at 18h00 on Friday evening, 27 November 2020.

SANReN Session at e-Research Conference – 16 April 2019

SANReN is presenting a 1/2 day workshop at the eResearch Africa 2019 conference at the University of Cape Town on Tuesday, 16 April 2019.

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SANReN are looking for researchers/scientists/IT facilities of Research Institutes in South Africa who need to transfer big data sets from/to one or more external sources to/from their institutions. These include to and from international and National sites.

The aim of this 1⁄2 day workshop is to help South African researchers to transfer large data sets by using the SANReN Data Transfer Pilot service or by setting up their own hardware and data transfer tools.The following will be covered:

  • Networking challenges when transferring large data sets
  • Data Transfer Architecture: The Science DMZ Model
  • Large Data Transfer tools: Globus
  • Network monitoring tools: Perfsonar
  • SANReN Data Transfer Pilot service Proof of Concept: Progress and Results

Any queries, please email