100 Gbps connection between Estonia and Finland is now operational

02. june 2020

On Monday, 1st of June, the Tallinn-Helsinki cross border fibre connection between EENet and Funet, the Estonian and Finnish national research and education networks, was upgraded from 10 to 100 Gbps.

"We are now ready for 2021 when the LUMI supercomputer (Large Unified Modern Infrastructure) will become operational in Finland," said Kristina Lillemets, manager of HITSA's infrastructure.  

Estonia is a member of 9-countries-consortium for LUMI. Estonia Finland's 100 Gbps backbone is a prerequisite for the usage of supercomputing resources by Estonian research institutions.

Information about LUMI: www.lumi-supercomputer.eu

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