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About Ankabut

Ankabut is the United Arab Emirates’ Advanced National Research and Education Network (NREN) offering academic institutions connectivity to other education networks around the…

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Ankabut has 70 institutional members with connections to over 67 sites throughout the UAE.

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Ankabut’s Service Department is primarily responsible for the design and delivery of technology services for our member institutions. Ankabut believes that offering network,…

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Users Meetings

This meeting which takes place once a year, creates an opportunity for Ankabut to announce its latest services to the users in addition to creating a platform to share knowledge…

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Ankabut is the United Arab Emirates’ Advanced National Research and Education Network (NREN) offering academic institutions connectivity to other education networks around the world. In addition to connecting universities, Ankabut can connect schools and public institutions together across the UAE with an effective cost model.

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National Network
Data Center Colocation
Disaster Recovery
IaaS
Learning Management System
Assessment Management System
Data Warehousing

Ankabut’s national network provides high capacity, high-speed broadband connectivity between educational, research, and eligible non-profit organizations in the United Arab Emirates. The Ankabut network is provided through lease agreements by Etisalat the UAE’s national operator.  This means that Ankabut is utilizing: the experience; the reliability; and existing practices of the leading national operator. Etisalat has recognized the importance…

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Colocation refers to renting space in an external data centre for an institution’s Information technology infrastructure. This equipment, housed in the provider’s premises, can be used for disaster recovery or for cloud services. It is physically housed outside the entity’s premises, and thus co-located at the provider’s site.   At Ankabut, colocation means that servers, storage, space, cooling, power and bandwidth can be obtained from us…

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Ankabut offers disaster recovery as a service to member institutions. Simply put, disaster recovery (DR) is part of an overall IT strategy to ensure that vital technologies and systems remain available following any disaster that threatens the technical resources or infrastructure of the institution on site. In Disaster Recovery as a Service, physical or virtual servers are replicated and hosted at an external and secure data centre to enable complete…

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Mozoon is a cloud solution hosted in Ankabut to empower the role of Ankabut in supporting the education and the R&D in UAE along with enhancing the education experience by hosting vendors solutions. The IaaS stands for : Infrastructure As A Service, which means that Ankabut provides the infrastructure that will allow  the client or vendor to manage the allocated resources in this infrastructure. Moreover, Ankabut allows clients through this service…

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It is an integrated learning platform for educational institutions; that allows faculty and students to collaborate and connect around content and activities. The intuitive, feature-rich platform provides innovative opportunities for authentic assessment, while offering students on-demand access to course material Each institute is able to get its own branding and landing page in the ILP. By using this service: Each institute is capable to assign…

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Assessment Management System is an assessment authoring, management and tracking platform intended to overhaul the traditional assessment techniques. Using scalable and cutting edge web & mobile technologies, Assessment Management System aims at driving innovation and empowering the continuous assessment process with full-fledged advanced assessments items & analytics tools to give more insight into overall assessment strategy progress. It is a Strong,…

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Ankabut Data Warehousing Makzan is a fast, fully managed data warehouse that makes it simple and cost-effective to analyze all your data using standard SQL and your existing Business Intelligence (BI) tools. It allows you to run complex analytic queries against petabytes of structured data, using sophisticated query optimization, columnar storage on high-performance local disks, and massively parallel query execution. Most results come back in seconds.…

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Dr. Tod A. Laursen
President, Khalifa University

Ankabut is a vitally important initiative in the UAE that we at Khalifa take great pride in having helped launch and grow over time.  As a technological university, access to state of the art connectivity and data access is vital to both the research and teaching carried out by our staff and students.  The research and collaboration infrastructure... read more ›

Dr. Tod A. Laursen
President, Khalifa University
Dr. Arif Sultan Al Hammadi
Executive Vice President, Khalifa University

Ankabut is the UAE’s National Network for Research and Education and the leader of other National Research and Education Networks (NREN’s) establishments in the GCC countries. Aspiring to be the hub for connectivity and education in technology in the region and the globe, Ankabut has successfully connected big number of campuses around the UAE... read more ›

Dr. Arif Sultan Al Hammadi
Executive Vice President, Khalifa University
Mr. Fahem Al Nuaimi
Ankabut CEO

Ankabut is an advanced technology community founded by the nation’s leading higher education institutions in 2009. Ankabut provides a collaborative environment where UAE research and education organizations can solve common technology challenges and develop innovative solutions in support of their educational, research and community service missions... read more ›

Mr. Fahem Al Nuaimi
Ankabut CEO
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22 Nov 2017
The Annual Ankabut Users' Meeting

"We Edu - Cloud" Ankabut, The UAE Advanced National Research and Education Network (NREN)…

21 Nov 2016
Ankabut’s 13th Users Meeting Discusses Read, Research,…

The Emirates Advanced National Research and Education Network users meeting explored…

11 Nov 2015
Ankabut's 12th Users’ Meeting Serves Innovation

Abu Dhabi, 11 November 2015 Under the Patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak…

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