UbuntuNet Alliance

UbuntuNet Alliance is the regional Research and Education Networking organization for Eastern and Southern Africa. Our mission is to secure affordable broadband and efficient ICT access and usage for African NRENs and their associated communities of practice. We manage and operate UbuntuNet, the regional backbone network that interconnects National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) and connect them to other regional networks.

2-3 November 2017

Addis Ababa

Ethiopia

Join us at UbuntuNet Connect 2017

Our annual conference UbuntuNet-Connect 2017 will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 2-3 November 2017 and will be preceded by a series of other pre-conference events .

The events will be hosted by the Ethiopia Education and Research Network for (EthERNet), the NREN of Ethiopia.

Stories

New website for UbuntuNet Alliance

New website for UbuntuNet Alliance

Member NRENs, Regional RENs, partners, stakeholders, researchers and the global scientific community will soon be able to get all information about UbuntuNet Alliance on a new website which is set to be launched soon. The new website is an upgrade from the current...

Members

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BERNET

Burundi

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Eb@le

DRC

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i RENALA

Madascar

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MoRENet

Mozambique

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RENU

Uganda

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Xnet

Namibia

Services

Network connectivity in different forms and sizes is our core business. Additional services on top of the network are being rolled out continuously for the member NRENs to use themselves or offer them to their institutions.

Connectivity

UA is running a network across the region and onwards to Europe. The NRENs can choose between flexible offers depending on their demand and preconditions.

Cloud

Looking for infrastructure to host services? Need a backup and fail-over solution? We are offering different virtualisation and containerisation platforms, hosted in our region.

Identity

We offer solutions for different aspects of Identity Management: eduID (Single Sign-On, WebSSO), User Stores (LDAP, Database) and user certificates.

Projects

AfricaConnect2

AfricaConnect2 supports the development of high-capacity internet networks for research and education across Africa.

MAGIC

To establish a set of agreements for participating world regions to consolidate/complete middleware for a marketplace of services and real-time applications to benefit global science communities.

Sci-GaIA

Energising Scientific Endeavour through Science Gateways and e-Infrastructures in Africa

 

TANDEM

Support dialogue between the EU and African Research and Educational Networks, with special attention to Western and Central Africa region, and create favourable conditions for WACREN to be able to participate in and benefit to the most from AfricaConnect2.

 

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