GRNET

Basic information

Name

National Infrastructures for Research and Technology

Legal entity

Yes

Classification information

Provider Fields Domain Names

Natural Sciences

Provider Fields Subdomain Names

Electrical, Electronic & Information Engineering Computer & Information Sciences

Tags

e-infrastructures technology cloud services

Location information

Street Name and Number

7 Kifisias ave.

Postal Code

11523

City

Athens

Country or territory

Greece (EL)

Marketing information

Description

GRNET – National Infrastructures for Research and Technology, provides networking and cloud computing services to academic and research institutions, to educational bodies at all levels, and to agencies of the public, broader public and private sector. It is responsible for promoting and disseminating network and computing technologies and applications, as well as for promoting and implementing Greece’s Digital Transformation goals. Thus, GRNET leverages the educational and research activity in the country, towards the development of applied and technological research in the fields of telecommunication networks and computing services.

GRNET holds a key role as the coordinator of all e-infrastructures in Education and Research. With twenty-plus years’ experience in the fields of advanced network, cloud computing and IT infrastructures and services, and significant international presence, GRNET shall advise the Ministry of Digital Governance on issues relating to the design of advanced information systems and infrastructures.

GRNET develops synergies with other agencies which provide digital services in the Greek public sector, by sharing best practices and know-how on advanced information systems and it represents the national research and technological community within the European Union’s Research Infrastructures. GRNET contributes to the country’s Digital Transformation via in-depth analysis, technological studies, standard solutions and specialized know-how, serving at the same time hundreds of thousands of users on a daily basis in the strategic fields of Public Administration, Education, Research, Health and Culture.

GRNET is also the National Research and Education Network (NREN).

In order to reach its goals, GRNET undertakes projects, initiatives and other activities related to information technology, digital technology, communication, e-governance, new and open technologies, including new big data technologies, artificial intelligence and machine learning, and in general, to the promotion, dissemination and transfer of know-how regarding network and computing technologies and their applications, to research and development, education and to the promotion of Digital Transformation.

GRNET offers:

  • A nation-wide fiber optic network
  • Large scale data centers;
  • High-performance computing system;
  • Internet, cloud computing, high-performance computing, authentication and authorization services, security services, as well as audio, voice and video services.
  • GRNET interconnects:

Universities, Technological Educational Institutions (TEI) and Ecclesiastical Academies

  • Research centers
  • Public hospitals
  • The Pan-Hellenic School Network
  • Museums, Libraries and other Cultural Institutions.

 

Logo

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logo

Maturity information

Life cycle status

Operational

Certifications

ISO-9000, ISO-27001

Provider manager

First name

PR

Last name

Office

Main contact e-mail

info@grnet.gr

Main contact phone

+302107474274

Main contact position

PR Office

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