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New record for SURFconext: more than 5.2 million logins in first lecture week

In the first week of the new academic year SURFconext reached a new record again. Last week more than 5.2 million logins occurred through SURFconext – an increase of more than 42 percent compared to the previous record week in September 2018. In total, more than 1,000 services were logged in by 743,361 unique users.

Daily record: over 1 million logins

Besides reaching over 5.2 million logins in the first week, the daily record has also been broken for SURFconext on Monday 2 September. During that day, users logged in 1.081.151 times using SURFconext. At the busiest time of the day, SURFconext processed an average of 1,750 logins per minute.

Explosive growth at SURFsecureID too

Not only SURFconext grew strongly. For SURFsecureID the new academic year also took off well. The two-factor service processed 59.816 logins during the first week of the academic year and is used by 21 institutions.

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