Helina Emeru is chief technology officer of Ethiopian research and education network EthERnet. In October 2016, she joined 9 colleagues from around the world at the NORDUnet conference as part of a new Knowledge Exchange Fellowship program.
40 switches and a server were recently taken into service at the National University of Samoa, expanding and strengthening the university’s ICT network considerably. The equipment has been funded and supported by the Network Startup Resource Centre.
Collaborating across borders to train the trainers opens the door to new opportunities for developing the skills of network engineers in Africa. This engineering workforce provides services that underpin research and education outcomes for the nation.
eduroam (education roaming) is the secure, worldwide roaming access developed for the international research and education community. eduroam is now available in 76 countries worldwide and is expanding beyond campuses to public, commercial and city Wi-Fi initiatives.