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Egee Partner: Entidad Pública Empresarial RED.ES, Madrid, Spain

Number: 71

Abbreviation: RED.ES

Activity : NA1, NA2, NA3, SA1

Country: Spain

Federation : South-West Europe including Portugal and Spain

Web Portal : http://www.red.es/

Contracting Partner : yes


Public entity which belongs to the Spanish Ministry for Industry, Tourism and Commerce. The main duty of RED.ES is to promote the development of Information Society. For this purpose, RED.ES: a) manages the Registry for domain names under ".es" (http://www.nic.es); b) has put in place a "Telecom and Information Society Observatory" (http://www.observatorio.es) and advices the Government in matters related to these fields; c) manages several programs related to the promotion of the Information Society, such as
"Internet for Schools" (http://www.internetenlaescuela.es) or "Internet for rural areas" (http://www.internetrural.es); d) promotes the digitalization of the Spanish cultural heritage (http://www.patrimonio.es); e) provides several e-government services to public administrations; and f) manages the Spanish NREN, RedIRIS (http://www.rediris.es) (http://www.irisGrid.es) SA1: Run essential regional Grid services; Grid security and incident response (including Grid incident response coordination, Security vulnerability and risk analysis, CA management and coordination of Joint Security Policy Group).
NA2: Responsible (together with CSIC) for dissemination in Spain by organizing events for key target groups and contacting and enrolling new user communities and resource centres. NA3: Provide training sessions for Portugal and Spain and conduct induction of new user communities. NA5: Support project activity on international cooperation especially through the organization of th
European e-Infrastructure reflection group and the production of a series of e-Infrastructure White Papers and roadmaps.

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