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EUM-04-050a CCIRN 3 July 2004 The European Initiative for Mediterranean Research Networking: EUMEDCONNECT David West DANTE

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1 EUM a CCIRN 3 July 2004 The European Initiative for Mediterranean Research Networking: EUMEDCONNECT David West DANTE

2 EUM a CCIRN 3 July 2004 Partners Coordinating Partner - DANTE MED Partner countries/beneficiaries: –Algeria, Cyprus, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Malta, Morocco, Palestinian Authority, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey EU partners: –NRENs of France, Greece, Italy and Spain Funded up to 10 M EURO/80% by European Commission – DG EuropeAid EUMEDIS programme Remaining funding from beneficiaries.

3 EUM a CCIRN 3 July 2004 Objectives Connect the MED Partners R&E networks: to each other to the worldwide research community Connect the worldwide research community to the Mediterranean Help address digital divide and cohesion issues in the region

4 EUM a CCIRN 3 July 2004 Phases Planning studies (Phase 1) – Dec 2001 to June 2002 Tendering (Phase 2A) – Nov 2002 onwards Service (Phase 2B) from Jan 2004 to June 2006

5 EUM a CCIRN 3 July 2004 Challenges Limited cable infrastructure Monopoly national operators High commercial prices Lack of regional cohesion No consortium

6 Current Topology EUMEDCONNECT GÉANT Catania PoP

7 Planned Topology EUMEDCONNECT GÉANT Catania PoP Nicosia PoP 155

8 EUM a CCIRN 3 July 2004 Network Services and Support Intra-Mediterranean and MED/European research networking initially IPv4; IPv6 and multicast planned Commodity Internet as chargeable option (without EC support) Technical support and training for MED Partners Vendor donation of EUMEDCONNECT core network equipment being finalised Network Management provided by CS (runs the GEANT NOC)

9 EUM a CCIRN 3 July 2004 Conclusions 7 of the 12 MED-Partners now connected by EUMEDCONNECT and/or GEANT, plans in place to raise to 9 Solutions still being sought for Jordan, Lebanon and the Palestinians Foundations laid for greater R&E collaboration between MED and EU EUMEDCONNECT acting as role model for further regional initiatives: ALICE, SEEREN, TEIN2


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