GÉANT Project (GN4-3) deliverables
The GÉANT project has a range of deliverables associated with the activities. These will be made available on this page once published.
To view the latest GN4-3 deliverables visit the Resources website.
D3.7 NREN Satisfaction Survey
Published date | 21 September 2022
This deliverable presents the results and analysis of the ninth NREN Satisfaction Survey carried out in March and April 2022, covering the GÉANT organisation, the GÉANT (GN4-3/GN4-3N) project, the GÉANT network and network operation, the GÉANT service portfolio, and GÉANT collaboration and community activities. The survey objectives were to assess satisfaction with GÉANT’s activities; assess the importance of and satisfaction with specific aspects, products and services; help GÉANT to better understand the community’s needs; and determine how and where to focus future efforts.
D8.6 Vulnerability Assessment as a Service Pilot Project
Published date | 16 August 2022
This deliverable provides an introduction to common vulnerability assessment and management methodologies and tools and reports on the results of a pilot project conducted by WP8 T3.2 to evaluate different vulnerability scanning tools in production or test environments in various NRENs and institutions.
D8.10 Firewall on Demand
Published date | 9 August 2022
This document provides a summary of the enhancements and improvements to Firewall on Demand (FoD) developed and tested during GN4-3. These comprise mainly development of the core service as well as the introduction of Docker containers for installation and runtime-management support and the establishment of testing on various layers.
D8.9 Best Practices for Security Operations in Research and Education
Published date | 30 June 2022
This report introduces the concepts of security operations, including its goals, benefits and best practices, and of operational intelligence, as well as Security Operations Centres (SOCs) as a means to realise their practical implementation. It presents three research and education SOC case studies, including utilisation of the SOCTools package developed by GN4-3 WP8 Task 3.1 Security Operations Centre.
D6.9 Network Services Evolution and Development
Published date | 21 June 2022
This document describes the results of the Network Services Evolution and Development Task. The implementation of Orchestration, Automation and Virtualisation (OAV) helps NRENs build agile network management systems to meet the growing user demands for flexible service delivery. To support the NRENs in this endeavour, the Network Services Evolution and Development task (Task 2) of the Network Technologies and Services Development Work Package (WP6) of the GÉANT project is focused on developing interoperable OAV solutions and enabling knowledge exchange. The Service Provider Architecture Platform (SPA) is a leading example of the usage and advantages of OAV, and the Network Automation eAcademy has been created to improve NREN's OAV knowledge and skills.
D3.6 Compendium Report (2)
Published date | 17 May 2022
The GÉANT Compendium provides an authoritative reference source for anyone with an interest in the development of research and education networking in Europe and beyond. Published since 2001, the Compendium provides information on key areas such as NREN budget and staffing; end users; involvement in EC-funded projects; network, traffic and capacity; and services. This report primarily covers the period January to December 2020. The GÉANT NREN Compendium may be found online at: https://compendium.geant.org/.
D6.8 Network Management and Monitoring Services
Published date | 16 March 2022
The Monitoring and Management Task (Task 3) of the Network Technologies and Services Development Work Package (WP6) in the GN4-3 project takes care of several network monitoring and management services in production, including the newly launched WiFiMon service, and has continued the relevant developments from the GN4-2 project. This document presents the network management and monitoring service portfolio after three years of the GN4-3 project, as well as an overview of ongoing earlier-lifecycle work and activities that were initiated in this project phase.
D2.8 Project Communications Strategy and Plan (3)
Published date | 23 February 2022
This deliverable describes the communications strategy and plan for Month 37 to Month 48 of GN4-3.
D8.5 Security Training Materials for NRENs and Constituents
Published date | 22 December 2021
This document describes the GÉANT Operational Network Security and Vulnerability Management training courses designed for network and system administrators at NRENs and their member organisations, which were developed to close the gaps in training materials identified in Deliverable D8.1.
D8.7 Best Practices for DDoS Mitigation Strategies
Published date | 10 December 2021
This deliverable provides an overview of current methods of detecting and mitigating Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, to help NRENs identify areas for potential change or enhancement within their organisation, and presents the findings of a survey on the systems and processes used by NRENs to battle DDoS.
D6.7 Network Technology Evolution Update
Published date | 25 November 2021
This document reports on the evaluations of the applicability of a number of emerging technologies in the GÉANT community conducted by the Network Technology Evolution task (WP6 T1) within the Network Technologies and Services Development work package (WP6) of the GÉANT4-3 project. It is an update of the deliverable D6.5 Network Technology Evolution Report, March 2020, and related to the milestone document M6.10 Evaluation of Planned Network Technology Experiments and Potential for Use by the GÉANT Community.
D2.6 Service Stakeholder Communications Strategic Plan
Published date | 31 August 2021
This document examines all services delivered within the GN4-3 project (excluding Learning and Development) to set out and plan their marketing communications needs throughout the third period of the project lifecycle (September 2021 – December 2022).
D8.13 GÉANT Community Requirements for Crisis Management
Published date | 2 June 2021
This document describes the crisis management measures GÉANT National Research and Education Networks have in place, the challenges they still face, what their needs are and how the Crisis Management Task within GN4-3 Work Package 8 Security proposes to help them.
D8.12 GÉANT Community Requirements for Business Continuity Planning
Published date | 7 May 2021
This document gives an overview of Business Continuity Management (BCM) and provides guidelines for NRENs on implementation. It shows relations with and dependency on other processes and gives guidance on how to make optimal use of combining security and continuity improvements from different angles.
Published date | 12 February 2021
This document presents the second generation eduVPN client apps, which were released during Q4 2020. The new design of the client apps simplifies the user experience by hiding complexity. It puts identity discovery first and solves the service discovery issue users were previously confronted with. All apps now also have the same look-and-feel and the same flow.
D3.4 International User Support Process and Activities Report
Published date | 11 January 2021
This document reports on the International User Support Process and Activities through three use cases, ITER, Belle II and CTAO, which have been chosen to illustrate the activities of WP3 T2 in different fields and involving different services: AAI and network for ITER, end-to-end data transfer optimisation for Belle II, and consulting for CTAO.
D3.3 Compendium Report (1)
Published date | 11 December 2020
The GÉANT Compendium provides an authoritative reference source for anyone with an interest in the development of research and education networking in Europe and beyond. Published since 2000, the Compendium provides information on key areas such as NREN users, services, traffic, budget and staffing. This report primarily covers the period January to December 2018, extending to 2019 and 2020 where Compendium survey data are supplemented by data from other sources. The GÉANT NREN Compendium may be found online at: https://compendium.geant.org/.
D2.5 Project Communications Strategy and Plan (2)
Published date | 01 December 2020
This deliverable describes the communications strategy and plan for Month 24 to Month 36 of GN4-3.
D6.6 Transforming Services with Orchestration and Automation
Published date | 25 November 2020
The digital transformation process challenges the traditional approach to network services demanding agility and flexibility in all stages of service management. Using Orchestration, Automation and Virtualisation (OAV) as technology drivers, the activities undertaken by the Network Services Evolution and Development task (Task 2) of the Network Technologies and Services Development Work Package (WP6) of the GÉANT project are focusing on helping the community tackle service transformation in an interoperable way by proposing a high-level architectural blueprint. The work on the Service Provider Architecture platform showcases a solution that follows the proposed concepts and principles.
D2.4 Service Stakeholder Communications Strategic Plan (2)
Published date | 22 September 2020
This document examines all services delivered within the GN4-3 project (excluding Learning and Development) to set out and plan their marketing communications needs throughout the second period of the project lifecycle (May 2020 – August 2021).
D3.9 GÉANT Support for R&E during the Early Stages of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Published date | 3 August 2020
This document summarises the work GÉANT and its European and global partner networks have been doing to support research and education during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, with particular focus on activities being supported by the EC.
D8.1 Summary of Security Training and Awareness Campaign Materials
Published date | 9 June 2020
This document summarises which security training and awareness campaign materials are available to NRENs, identifying areas where gaps exist and it would be beneficial to the GÉANT community to develop additional security trainings and materials, and explore new training approaches.
D6.5 Network Technology Evolution Report
Published date | 30 March 2020
The deliverable reports on the work on network technologies performed as a part of the Network Technology Evolution task in the Network Technologies and Services Development Work Package of the GÉANT 4-3 project. Technologies in the scope of the work included White box (WB), Data Plane Programming (DPP), Router for Academia, Research and Education (RARE), Data Transfer Node infrastructure (DTN), Low Latency transfer (LoLa), Optical Time and Frequency Networks (OTFN) and Quantum Key Distribution (QKD).
D3.1 Stakeholder Engagement Activity and Plan
Published date | 09 March 2020
This document describes GN4-3’s approach to stakeholder engagement, as led by Work Package 3 User and Stakeholder Engagement, and brings together the 2020 engagement plans of each Work Package. It provides an overview of who the stakeholders are and how they are being engaged with, to enable effective oversight by WP3 and ensure an efficient, fully coordinated approach to outreach.
D8.2 Security Baseline for NRENs
Published date | 07 March 2020
This deliverable sets out a Security Baseline for organisational security against which NRENs can assess their own security position internally, recognise gaps that need development and plan for future projects.
D6.4 Campus Network Management
Published date | 10 February 2020
This document reports on Campus Network Management as a Service activities in the GÉANT and NREN community and offers some guidelines to the NRENs who offer the service to produce their own Service Definition and contract documents.
D6.3 White Box Evaluation
Published date | 30 October 2019
This deliverable reviews whether new types of white box devices can be used by the research and education community and for which use cases. The ability to program the data plane thanks to a high abstract level language (P4) opens the door to new applications for research and education. Two use cases are presented here: In-band Network Telemetry and Distributed Denial of Service attack mitigation. The Router for Academia, Research and Education project (RARE) investigates also if it is possible to use open source Network Operating System (NOS). Number of pages: 30
D2.2 Service Stakeholder Communications Strategic Plan
Published date | 30 September 2019
This document examines all services delivered within the GN4-3 project (excluding Learning and Development) to set out and plan their marketing communications needs throughout the first period of the project lifecycle (January 2019 – April 2020).
D6.2 Automation and Orchestration of Services in the GÉANT Community
Published date | 30 September 2019
This document reports on a survey of Orchestration, Automation and Virtualisation (OAV) practices in the GÉANT and NREN community, on follow-up community events, and presents a brief OAV market analysis. It concludes by proposing future steps for the WP6 Task 2 team.
D2.1 Project Communications Strategy and Plan
Published date | 4 July 2019
This deliverable describes the communications strategy and plan for M1-M23 of GN4-3.