The Academic and Research Network of Slovenia
SMASH Associate partner
The Academic and Research Network of Slovenia (ARNES) is a public institute that provides network services to research, educational and cultural organizations, and enables them to establish connections and cooperation with each other and with related organizations abroad. ARNES builds, maintains and manages infrastructure linking universities, institutes, research laboratories, museums, schools, databases and digital libraries. It offers users the same services as national academic networks in other countries; it cooperates with these networks in European Commission projects to test, develop and introduce new Internet protocols and services. It also provides services that are not offered by commercial organizations but which are essential to the operation of the Internet in Slovenia. ARNES is also the coordinator of the National Competence Centre - single point of contact and coordination on a national level for HPC. Its mission is to analyse, implement and coordinate all necessary activities and offers services to end users to cover their needs: from access to resources, from technological consultancy to the provision of training courses for academia, public administrations and industry.