APAN (the Asia Pacific Advanced Network) refers to both the organisation representing its members, and to the backbone network that connects the research and education networks of its member countries/economies to each other and to other research networks around the world.
APAN Ltd is the not-for-profit Association that is the legal entity created to undertake the activities on behalf of APAN members. APAN members are the entities representing research and education network interests in the countries/economies of Asia and Oceania.
APAN coordinates developments and interactions among its members, and with peer international organisations, in both network technology and applications, and is a key driver in promoting and facilitating network-enabled research collaboration; knowledge discovery; telehealth; and natural disaster mitigation.
The Principal Objects of APAN (APAN's Charter) are set out at: http://www.apan.net/about/objects.pdf Read more...