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Internet2® Emerging National Research & Education Networks

Located throughout the United States and across the globe, National Research & Education Networks (NRENs) allow connecting points for researchers and educators to gain access to valuable instruments or lectures at other institutions worldwide—often with a cost savings.  And because a typical NREN exists to connect educational organizations via a dedicated Internet infrastructure, it is a perfect environment to research emerging technologies that benefit from dedicated and secure fast networks.  Internet2 just might have your ticket to reach across the globe toward advanced research and enhanced educational experiences.

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