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Tuesday, 01 May 2012 09:30

Supercomputers speed into higher ed

University and research supercomputing is being revolutionised by the march of platforms built using commodity graphics processor chips used in games machines and mobile phones. Queensland University of Technology and the University of Melbourne are the latest to take the plunge.

Published in Networking

Australia's Academic and Research Network, AARnet, is hoping to get an 8 terabit per second communications trial up and running later this, or early next, year as it responds to the dramatically rising data demands of researchers which are doubling each year. The organisation has also finally released its five year strategic plan, several months after it was originally slated.

Published in Networking
Thursday, 25 November 2010 16:10

NBN testbed plans terabit trials

Australia's Academic and Research Network, AARnet, which sees itself as 'almost a testbed for the NBN', is planning a terabit per second communications trial next year and believes it will be able to offer network speeds of up to 500 Gbps to universities and research organisations by 2017.

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