cartagena padraominiA little less than four months after the launch of the TICAL and the 2nd Latin American e-Science Meeting calls (closed on Monday, June 11), the Program Committee of the events disclosed the number of received proposals: There were 175 in total; 133 of TICAL and 42 of the Meeting of e-Science. Colombia, with 49 proposals, and Ecuador, with 37, were the most participatory countries, followed by Mexico, Brazil, Chile and Argentina.

IPE miniThe capacity of the Brazilian academic network, the Ipê network, does not stop growing and the activation of new circuits in May brought more availability to the network in the North and Southeast regions of the country. The first was the link connecting Manaus (AM) to the Federal District, which received an upgrade from 1 Gb/s to 3 Gb/s. The other case was the activation of a new 10 Gb/s circuit between the Federal District and São Paulo.

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