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About the SURF Innovation Blog


This blog contains the latest on SURF innovations in a variety of areas, such as networks, data, mobile & wireless technology, the cloud, computing power, security and more.


Contributions to this blog are written by individual employees of SURF and other organisations, are posted under the individual’s own name and do not necessary represent the views of SURF. SURF is not responsible for visitor posts to this blog (e.g. comments) and cannot be held liable for their content. Any responses reflect the personal opinion of the writer, and therefore do not represent the opinions and/or attitude of SURF in any way whatsoever.

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