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UKERNAUk Education and Research Networking Association
UKERNAUnited Kingdom Education and Research Networking Association
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Bob Day, chief technology officer, UKERNA, commented: "SuperJANET5 needs to be able to support both bandwidth-intensive demands of academic research, as well as ongoing data traffic from applications such as e-mail and Internet usage.
We're delighted and proud to work with UKERNA to keep U.K.
Earlier this week, in a written answer to an Assembly question put down by Mr Wyn Jones, Education Minister Jane Davidson said, ``The (Elwa) contract with Pinacl for procurement of video-conferencing was awarded by Ukerna following competitive tendering in October 2001.''
``The contract was awarded to Ukerna by the funding councils at a time when Huw was a board member of the Higher Education Funding Council.
TeliaSonera's IP network will be used by UKERNA to provide Internet access to users of the JANET network, dedicated to the UK's education and research needs.
According to UKERNA, the contract was given to TeliaSonera based on its global IP backbone quality, strong customer focus and solid finances.
The two-year contract, awarded by the United Kingdom Education and Research Networking Association (UKERNA), will give JANET access to the US via two 2.5 Gbit/s IP Transit ports, each scalable to 10 Gbit/s.