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The University of Hong Kong is a member of the Joint Universities Computer Centre (JUCC) that manages HARNET (the Hongkong Academic and Research NETwork) and coordinates inter-campus network services among the eight tertiary institutions in Hong Kong. The HKU campus network is connected to other tertiary institutions in Hong Kong through a resilient optical network backbone of HARNET that is built on the most advanced optical network platform supporting two 10Gbps ports at each institution to cater for future expansion. HARNET is connected to mainland China’s CERNET (China Education and Research Network) and TEIN (Trans Eurasia Information Network) in Europe through the high-speed connections of HARNET. The University also connects to mainland China’s CSTNET (China Science and Technology Network), ASGCNET (Academia Sinica Grid Computing Network) in Taiwan and KREONET (Korea Research Environment Open Network) in Korea.

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