ULAKBIM - Turkey

The Turkish Academic Network and Information Centre (ULAKBIM) was founded as an institute of TÜBİTAK in 1996. ULAKBIM’s main objectives have been set as operating a high speed computer network enabling interaction within the research and education elements of the national innovation system, and providing information technology and library and information services to the research community in Turkey. ULAKBIM aims at providing IT facilities such as computer networks, high performance compute and storage solutions, data and cloud services, and library and information services, to meet the needs of universities and research institutions, and to increase the efficiency and productivity of their users. ULAKBIM consists of National Academic Network (ULAKNET) Unit, which operations national research and education network in Turkey, Cahit Arf Information Center, which provides information and document supply services nationwide and educational technologies department which provides open source IT solutions for middle and high schools.