56th ACOnet TBPG Meeting

The 56th ACOnet TBPG Meeting will be held from 14 November, 2017 to 15 November, 2017 at mdw - University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.


15th KUKIT Meeting

The 15th meeting on "Arts, Culture and IT" will be held on November 15, 2017 at mdw - University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.


Vacancy "IT Security Expert"

The ACOnet & VIX team has an open position for an "IT Security Expert".


Welcome to ACOnet!

ACOnet is the Austrian National Research and Education Network (NREN) for science, research, education, and culture. It is operated by the Vienna University Computer Center, in co-operation with other universities in Austria.

ACOnet provides a nation-wide fibre optic backbone with high-performance access to international academic networks via GÉANT, as well as to the Internet. Furthermore, ACOnet offers its members various target-group-specific services to support research projects and communities.

net:art | near in the distance 3

© Peter Schober

Just how close can performers get while performing at different places the world over? net:art | near in the distance 3 is the newest sequel in a series of productions that began in 2013, and an ongoing experiment on utilizing high technology in the performing arts.

net:art | near in the distance 3 is a production of ACOnet in cooperation with many national and international partners. It was performed at Brucknerhaus Linz on June 1st, 2017. Videos, photos, and a complete documentation of this production are available online.  Details

GÉANT TNC17 conference in Linz

Design Center Linz

"The Networking Conference" (TNC) is the leading networking conference for research and education in Europe. TNC17 was held from 29 May, 2017 - 2 June, 2017 at the Design Center in Linz, organised by GÉANT and hosted by ACOnet, the Austrian Academic Computer Network.  Details