Employees of the Institute of Information Technology of ANAS, head of AzScienceNet Network management center, PhD in technical sciences Babek Nabiyev and deputy head Tural Mustafayev visited the Shamakhi Astrophysics Observatory (SAR) of ANAS on December 8-10, 2021. During the trip, they monitored the computer network and equipment of the SAR.
During the visit, a meeting was held with officials of the Mountainous Shirvan Regional Branch of Aztelekom LLC, owned by the SAR and the Ministry of Digital Development and Communications (RINN), and a number of issues were clarified during the discussions. It was noted that in the SAR the planned work will lead to the improvement of the observatory's internal network infrastructure and Internet service, which in turn will lead to cloud computing, Cloud storage, etc. will allow you to use the services. In addition, it will be possible to process, store and archive data generated from Stanford VLF Data equipment in connection with the application of the Atmospheric Air Education System for Effect Observation and Modeling, a project of Stanford University's Faculty of Electronic Engineering.
During the visit, meetings were held with Ibrahim Huseynov, Head of Procurement and Service Department of SAR, scientific secretary, PhD in Astronomy, Associate professor Orkhan Khalilov, chief engineer Abbas Ismayilov, chief specialist Manami Shukurov, as well as high-speed fiber-optic communication channel of the observatory. In order to improve the internal network infrastructure of the building, especially the building where the Telescope-Zeiss-2000 reflector is located, it is necessary to take measures in accordance with the requirements of international network standards in all buildings, purchase some equipment and rebuild the Wi-Fi network.
It was noted that these measures will allow to establish a direct link between the SAR and its Baku city branch, and allow employees to exchange reliable and high-speed information with each other and with the international scientific community.