58th ACOnet TBPG Meeting

The 58th ACOnet TBPG Meeting will be held from November 7-9, 2018 at Vienna University of Economics and Business.


Austria joins PRACE

A consortium of Austrian universities, represented by the ACONET Association, has joined the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) in July 2018.


Adjustments to domain registration and whois

Due to GDPR there are some adjustments to the domain registration process and WHOIS-lookup for Domains.

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.

Wilfried Wöber commended by RIPE community

It is not every day that one of our own receives international appreciation. Therefore, we are particularly pleased that our colleague Wilfried Wöber was awarded the RIPE community's very first "Rob Blokzijl Award" in mid-May 2018. Wilfried received this honor for decades of dedicated work to further the development of the Internet. Our heartfelt congratulations!  Details

ACOnet Annual Report 2017

Our annual report (in German) provides information on infrastructural improvements and new services. In addition, it contains reviews of last year's events (this time: TNC17, net:art | near in the distance 3, and others), site portraits, and guest contributions on interesting projects of ACOnet participants. We wish you an interesting read!