Bengt AhlgrenSICS - Center for Networked Systems established - a new joint industry-academia research center for the reliable Internet. SICS is one of the winners when Swedish government agencies invest 33 million Euro in eight centers for research important for the country's future competitive strength. Each of these Institute Excellence Centre will receive funding over a six-year-period, matched by corresponding funding from the business community, to build up an internationally competitive environment for research, development and innovation. The vision of SICS Center for Networked Systems is the Reliable Internet, a secure and reliable infrastructure which provides predictable service, enables robust applications on heterogeneous networks, is secure and at the same time easier to manage. SICS Center for Networked Systems is led by Bengt Ahlgren.