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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.