16th KUKIT Meeting

The 16th meeting on "Arts, Culture and IT" will be held on March 13, 2018 at the Anton Bruckner Private University in Linz.


Early bird registration for GÉANT TNC18 conference is now open!

‘Intelligent Networks, Cool Edges?’ is the theme of TNC18, the largest networking conference for research and education. TNC18 will be held in Trondheim, Norway between 10th and 14th June and hosted by UNINETT. Discounted early bird registrations until 28 Feb 2018.


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.

TNC18: Opportunity for students to join free of charge

GÉANT offers two initiatives in connection with TNC18, an international conference for global networking professionals (10 to 14 June 2018, Trondheim/Norway):

Students are invited to submit a topic for a short speech ("Lightning Talk") or a poster presentation at TNC18. Accepted students receive free admission to the conference including free travel and accommodation. Registrations are possible until 31 January 2018Details

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
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