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07/10/2017 - 12:34
Focus - Belnet helps Hasselt University tackle its major IT challenges efficiently
Connectivity and specific online services for over 7,000 students and staff members
Hasselt University may be the smallest of the five Flemish universities, but in its 40-year existence, it has undergone enormous expansion. It started operating in 1973 with 322 students in 6 disciplines, 24 members of academic staff and 32 support staff. Since then, the staff complement of Hasselt University has grown to approximately 1,400 and...
07/04/2017 - 10:27
EVENT - Come to our Belnet Networking Conference on 12 October 2017!
The Belnet Networking Conference has been an annual event since 2003 for everyone that uses our network. We gladly welcome you for an exciting conference day in Brussels on Thursday, 12 October 2017. Trends and innovations ICT is a domain that's constantly changing. New technologies reconsider the way we work as well as our way of life. Just...
06/30/2017 - 17:05
New Belnet General Terms and Conditions
Article 13 has been adapted
We have amended our General Terms and Conditions for the provision of Internet services with respect to article 13, which pertains to the suspension and termination of your agreement.  The article is now divided into 3 parts, with only part b. of this article 13 being new.  This change to article 13 went into effect on 60 days after our...
06/28/2017 - 12:47
FOCUS - Launch Belnet guestroam
Extend acces to govroam and eduroam
Belnet has recently launched Belnet guestroam. This is a new extension to our already existing services eduroam and govroam. This new functionality is very easy to use and completely free for every institution which uses eduroam and/or govroam. Belnet guestroam allows you to provide temporarily wireless internet access to visitors of your...
06/28/2017 - 10:38
FOCUS – Infrastructure as a Service
Select your provider for the "GÉANT IaaS framework agreement"
To broaden Belnet's Cloud service offer, we have worked in conjunction with 31 NRENs christened GÉANT to publish a European ITT focussing on an "Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) framework agreement". From this comes a list of providers which meet selection criteria and requirements favourably. For each provider, a "framework agreement dossier"...
06/12/2017 - 16:22
Infographic: The Belnet network in a nutshell
The Belnet network is dedicated to higher education and research institutions and administrations. It offers a secure and very fast access to the research network and to the commercial Internet. The infographic shows facts and figures of the Belnet network and the connected organizations. Did you know that more than 700.000 students, researchers...
06/09/2017 - 13:36
BLOG - TNC17: Less human intervention equals fewer errors
By our colleague Laetitia Lagneau, who is at the TNC conference in Linz (Austria)
Less human intervention equals fewer errors. That’s the conclusion Bikash Koley, Director Network Architecture, Engineering and Planning at Google, came to during his lecture at the TNC plenary session on Wednesday. Both from a philosophical and an ethical point of view, this statement may baffle you. That being said, the matter deserves to be...