RedIRIS - Spanish National Research and Education Network (RedIRIS)
http://www.rediris.es
Core Data
Identification
Hosting Legal Entity
Self-standing RI
Legal Status
Other
Location
Plaza Manuel Gómez-Moreno, Edificio Bronce, Madrid, PO: 28020, Madrid (Spain)
Structure
Type Of RI
Virtual
Coordinating Country
Spain
Status
Status
Current Status:
Operational since 1988
Scientific Description
Mission and objectives
RedIRIS, founded in 1988, is the Spanish National Research and Education Network (NREN), which provides advanced connectivity services to more than 500 connected institutions (mainly universities and research centers and research infrastructures, plus Internet access to Spanish schools). It has approx. 7 million potential users (1,5 M persons from Universities and research centers, which are the main users, plus 5,5 M from schools). RedIRIS has deployed, between 2009 and 2017, its new dark-fibre backbone (RedIRIS-NOVA), covering 14.000 Km, and with more than 75 Points of Presence around the country, including the islands. RedIRIS is connected to the Pan-European Research and Education Network GÉANT, thus ensuring optimal connection with universities and research centers accross the globe. RedIRIS also provides other services (digital identity, mobility, spam filtering, distribution lists, security, multimedia, cloud, security, dissemination, advice and training, etc.). This RI is an ICTS (Unique Scientific and Technological Infrastructure), included in the Spanish National Roadmap for RIs.

RI Keywords
Networking, Broadband, E-science, Connectivity, Lightpath
Classifications
RI Category
Communication Networks
Scientific Domain
Engineering and Energy
Biological and Medical Sciences
Humanities and Arts
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Mathematics
Information Science and Technology
Chemistry and Material Sciences
Social Sciences
ESFRI Domain
Physical Sciences and Engineering
Services
eduroam - WIFI roaming for the research and education sector
Digital certificates for Spanish research and educational institutions
Anti-spam filtering for Spanish research and educational institutions
Advanced connectivity for Spanish research and educational institutions
Digital identity federation for research and educational institutions (eduGAIN/SIR)
Cloud IaaS services for Spanish research and educational institutions
IT Security Services for Spanish research and educational institutions

Incident handling and DDoS mitigation.

Additional Data
Collaborations
Networks
Trans-European Research and Education Networking Association (TERENA)
GÉANT