As you know, at the XVIII International Conference “Development of Informatization and the State System of Scientific and Technical Information (RINTI-2019)”, which will be held today in the capital of Belarus, Minsk, the Institute of Information Technology of ANAS is represented by the department head, Ph.D Gulnara Nabibeyova and chief specialist Afruz Gurbanova. During the visit, the institute’s staff got acquainted with the BASNET research computer network of the United Institute of Informatics Problems of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (OIPI NAS of Belarus).
The head of BASNET, the head of the department of the institute, Yuzaf Kostyukevich, noted that the network of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus BASNET is the most developed research computer network in the Republic of Belarus. It is included, along with the networks of the Belarusian State University and the Ministry of Education, as one of the basic networks in the Unified Scientific Information Computer Network of the Republic of Belarus. BASNET provides network services both to the institutions of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and to other organizations. On the basis of the BASNET network, there is a corporate library network of the Republic of Belarus, a ground segment of the Belarusian space remote sensing system, and a national grid network.
He noted that the BASNET Network is the only network in the Republic of Belarus that provides autonomous access to global computer networks through the pan-European scientific network GEANT, which unites 40,000,000 users from more than 8,000 research and educational organizations from 40 countries in Europe.
Then, Gulnara Nabibeyova spoke in detail about the activities of the Research Computer Network AzScienceNet of the Institute of Information Technology of ANAS. She noted that the Research Computer Network AzScienceNet has been connected to the giant electronic infrastructure GEANT, which serves all scientific and educational institutions in Europe, since 2016 and represents Azerbaijan in this structure.
G. Nabibekova noted that AzScienceNet provides great opportunities for the integration of science and education in the country, as, along with research institutions of ANAS, they have already gained access to the services of the AzScienceNet network and data center of 18 educational institutions of the country.
The head of the department G. Nabibeyova invited BASNET staff to take part in the 5th Eastern Partnership E-infrastructures Conference, EaPEC 2020, which will be held in our country in 2020.
In conclusion, Yuzaf Kostyukevich asked the guests to convey their best wishes from the leadership of BASNET to the ANAS Vice President, Director of the Institute of Information Technology, Academician Rasim Alguliyev.
Recall that at the conference “Development of Informatization and the State System of Scientific and Technical Information (RINTI-2019)” Gulnara Nabibeyova and Afruz Gurbanova will present reports on the topics: “Multi-criteria assessment of websites” and “Decision support system in the national terminological information environment ".
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