Primary Member - HARNET
The Hong Kong Academic and Research NETwork (HARNET) is an advanced network infrastructure built to facilitate the exchange of information for academic, educational, research, collaborations and other official purposes of JUCC Full Members, the eight government-funded universities in Hong Kong. It links up the campus networks of the JUCC members and connects them to the global Internet.
HARNET is operated and managed by the JUCC (Joint Universities Computer Centre) with a mission to promote the development, deployment, operation and technology transfer of advanced network infrastructure for innovation, research and educational excellence in Hong Kong. As a commitment to the community, the JUCC also provides HARNET network connection services to non-profit-making organization of academic or research nature. Other than the eight Full Members, there are also four HARNET Network Members.
The HARNET backbone is a dual plane DWDM with ROADM technology Optical solution connecting dual HARNET data centres located at The University of Hong Kong (HKU) and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) with all JUCC full members.