By connecting to the Connecticut Education Network (CEN), you become a member of the CEN Community. This membership provides your organization with access to a research and education network that is based on a cost recovery model providing scaled benefits from negotiated licensing agreements and a supportive community that exchanges best practice, troubleshooting tips and events of interest.
A snapshot of CEN's advantages are available in the CEN Brochure
Unique member benefits, gives you access to:
100 Gig Backbone between Connecticut and Cambridge, MA
GlobalNOC service desk support 24x7 allows CEN to ensure reliable operations services. Watch this video
for more info
A highly redundant meshed fiber backbone with 19 optical nodes.
Total Bandwidth from all members is sustained over 60 Gbps, with bandwidth utilization by K12 & Library Bandwidth at over 20Gbps
Access to Internet2
, important for advanced research at educational institutions
Professional Learning and cyber security courses
for CEN members at discount prices through our partnership with Merit Network
Akamai, Google, Microsoft, Netflix and other content distribution network servers located on network providing increased performance, reduced cost and faster access to content for our members
CenturyLink ISP circuits upgraded from 2x10G to 4x10G, bringing our total peering connectivity up to ~200Gbps!
As a CEN member, you can check your bandwidth usage and stats here
Should you be interested in learning more about customized services or if you have a need that isnít captured by our current offering, please contact us
Current members include:
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Content Last Modified on 11/29/2016 2:16:44 PM