Essential NREN reading

This essential NREN reading list provides concise overviews of economic benefits, organisational best practice and service pricing of NRENs.

This paper authored by Dai Davies deals with the question of pricing of NREN services, illustrating how money is saved in the commercial world by ‘cutting corners’.
This paper by Dai Davies provides a checklist for a sustainable NREN by outlining organisational best practice.
There are various economic benefits that an NREN can bring to a country, particularly as a knowledge procurer of services and as a barometer of market competitiveness. This paper authored by Dai Davies deals with how an NREN can contribute to national value.
Overview of NREN development and connectivity status across Africa, provided by Michael Foley (based on the Capability Maturity Model)​.
Paper by Alex Twinomugisha of 2006 on key considerations when setting up an NREN.


GÉANT Compendia

The GÉANT Compendium of National Research and Education Networks in Europe is the result of a broad, collective effort to portray the networks of the research and education community in Europe and beyond. The annual NREN Compendium survey invites the Europe’s NRENs to provide detailed information about their network, equipment and users. The results from this survey are highlighted in these studies.

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