SRNET Hosts Focus Sessions

August 24, 2017 In collaboration with Innovation Place and national partner, CANARIE, SRNET hosted two focus sessions in Saskatchewan. The two sessions were held at Innovation Place in Regina and Saskatoon on August 15 and 16, respectively. The purpose of the sessions was to gain insight into the barriers to commercialization that innovators and entrepreneurs Read More…

Technology and Beyond

August 10, 2017 SRNET is continuously working to increase the value offered to members with initiatives that are pushing beyond information technology.  SRNET is the collaborative hub in the SRNET community and acts as an advocate for education, research and innovation sectors. With this mandate, SRNET’s initiatives are pushing beyond technology. These initiatives allow SRNET Read More…

Cyber Summit Keynote Speaker Announced

July 6, 2017 SRNET, Cybera and MRnet are happy to announce this year’s opening keynote speaker for the 2017 Cyber Summit.   Greg Wyler, Founder & Executive Chairman, OneWeb A successful telecommunications entrepreneur, Wyler founded OneWeb in 2012 with the mission of connecting every unconnected school in the world by 2022. OneWeb’s new satellite constellation, Read More…

23 Years of Access to Dark Fibre

June 29, 2017 Continuous work has been done to increase the value that is offered to SRNET members – with that work, is a 23-year agreement for access to dark fibre.   A 23-year agreement has been signed between SRNET and BH Telecom to provide dark fibre connections to select SRNET member locations. BH Telecom Read More…

Request for Quote

A fibre route that is owned by SRNET (Saskatchewan Research Network Inc.) exists within La Ronge and Air Ronge. The fibre route construction was completed in two phases. The initial work in La Ronge (primarily underground) was done in 2006, followed by the second portion of the network which was completed in 2014 (mainly aerial Read More…

Greater Saskatoon Catholic Gets Greater Access to Canada’s NREN

Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools is SRNET’s newest member! Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools is home to 17,000 students and currently has 44 schools. After recently moving to cloud based services, Greater Saskatoon Catholic chose to directly connect to SRNET. Through SRNET and Canada’s NREN, Greater Saskatoon Catholic is able to access resources that will increase network Read More…

SRNET Board Welcomes Three New Faces

SRNET’s Annual General Meeting took place this past Tuesday, in Saskatoon, SK. The 2017 SRNET AGM welcomed three new members to SRNET’s board of directors.   Robin Winsor of Cybera was the first to be elected. Robin is the President and CEO of Cybera; Cybera being SRNET’s National Research and Education Network (NREN) partner in Read More…

2017 IT Summit

From using Minecraft in the classroom to incorporating robotics in the curriculum, the 2017 IT Summit demonstrated how innovative technologies are changing Saskatchewan’s educational landscape. Held in Saskatoon, SK, the Summit aimed to explore new teaching practices and promoted the use of technology and network infrastructure among Saskatchewan educators. The Summit featured keynote speaker, Dr. Read More…

Cyber Summit 2017

In partnership with Cybera and MRNet, SRNET is proud to present Cyber Summit 2017! “The future is already here, it’s just not very evenly distributed.” Author William Gibson reportedly made this statement in 1993, but his words could just as easily apply to 2017. Throughout Canada, and across the globe, there exists major disparities in access Read More…

SRNET Helps Dr. Dave Sauchyn

In the world of contemporary scientific research, no field occupies a more prominent place in the public consciousness than climate change. The work underway in this area is as vast as it is diverse. In order to manage and share the staggering volume of data generated by climate change research projects, scientists need a network Read More…