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Connectivity Services

Fast, reliable and secure network solutions for connecting campuses, facilities and cloud services.

Keeping you connected, locally and globally

Solutions for internet and interconnecting campuses, data centres and cloud services, transferring large datasets, global roaming and other network needs.

AARNet Internet

Dedicated optical fibre directly to your institution or organisation. Fast, reliable, scalable and designed to support all your business critical applications. AARNet internet connections are typically 1, 10 or 100 gigabits per second. We help you choose the bandwidth that's right for you.

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Connectivity options

Campus Connections

Fast, reliable and secure private network connections for interconnecting your campuses, facilities and data centres. We offer cost-effective dark fibre, wavelength and ethernet solutions across metropolitan, regional, interstate and international distances.

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AWS Direct Connect

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect makes it easy  to establish direct private network connections to AWS virtual private clouds.

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Azure Express Route

Using ExpressRoute, AARNet customers can establish secure, virtual private connections to Azure — Microsoft’s cloud computing service.

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Google Cloud Interconnect

Google Cloud Interconnect extends your on-premises network to Google Cloud Platform through private, highly available, low latency connections. 

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Eduroam is a secure global roaming wireless network service for the research and education sector included in all AARNet subscriptions. Eduroam hotspots are available at thousands of locations across Australia and worldwide.

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Network Monitoring

Optimise network performance and free up time for your in-house IT teams by outsourcing monitoring of your internal campus networks to our 24x7 Operations Centre.

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Research Data Transfer Services

Network solutions for managing big data flows.

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AARNet Connect 

A program for connecting service providers to the AARNet network in order to provide hosted and cloud-based services to AARNet’s customers

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AARNet Mirror

The AARNet Mirror provides you with exact replicas of original sites. Content is updated frequently to ensure the AARNet mirror site reflects the content of the original sites. This means online access to a large range of international open-source and academic archives and other websites.

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Connections to AARNet are delivered direct from our optical network or Network Access Point  (NAP) sites to a Network Termination Unit (NTU) which can operate at either 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) or multiples of 10 Gbps.This 'trunk' can then be used to deliver multiple services at any given time. You can connect as many, or as few, AARNet network services at each campus as you need. We work closely with you to determine the best bandwidth, performance and connection options for your needs.

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