Community Anchor Program

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Let Us Connect You with State and Regional Networking Partners

Connectors and state/regional networking partners participating in the Internet2 Community Anchor Program (CAP) may connect with several entities to the Internet2 network.

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Participating state/regional networking partners in CAP are community, vocational or technical colleges, K-12 institutions, healthcare providers, public safety agencies, governmental entities, public libraries, museums, or other non-university related educational, cultural, or public institutions within the same state, tribal organizations and related anchors, and any other entity agreed upon in writing by the state’s Community Anchor Program partners and Internet2.

StateInternet2 Community Anchor SponsorConnector
AlabamaAlabama Research and Education Network (AREN)SoX (Southern Crossroads)
ArizonaSun Corridor Network (Arizona)Sun Corridor Network (Arizona)
ArkansasARE-ON (Arkansas Research and Education Network)GPN (Great Plains Network)
CaliforniaCENIC (Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California, The)CENIC (Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California, The)
ColoradoFRGP (Front Range GigaPoP)CENIC (Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California, The)
ConnecticutCEN (Connecticut Education Network)CEN (Connecticut Education Network)
District of ColumbiaCAAREN (Capital Area Advanced Research and Education Network)CAAREN (Capital Area Advanced Research and Education Network)
FloridaFLR (Florida LambdaRail, LLC)FLR (Florida LambdaRail, LLC)
GeorgiaPeachNetSoX (Southern Crossroads)
HawaiiHDOE (Hawaii State Department of EducationonPNWGP (Pacific Northwest GigaPOP)
IdahoIRON (Idaho Regional Optical Network, Inc.)UETN (Utah Education Telehealth Network)
IllinoisICN (Illinois Century Network)MREN (Metropolitan Research & Education Network)
IndianaI-LightIndiana GigaPoP
IowaIowa Communications NetworkGPN (Great Plains Network)
KansasKanREN (Kansas Research and Education Network)GPN (Great Plains Network)
KentuckyKyRON (Kentucky Regional Optical Network)KyRON (Kentucky Regional Optical Network)
LouisianaLouisiana Board of Regents / LONI (Louisiana Optical Network Infrastructure)Louisiana Board of Regents / LONI (Louisiana Optical Network Infrastructure)
MaineNetworkmaineNoX (Northern Crossroads)
MarylandMDREN (Maryland Research and Education Network)MDREN (Maryland Research and Education Network)
MassachusettsUS UCAN MassachusettsNoX (Northern Crossroads)
MichiganMerit Network, Inc.Merit Network, Inc.
MinnesotaNorthern Lights GigaPoPNorthern Lights GigaPoP
MississippiMissiON (Mississippi Optical Network)GPN (Great Plains Network)
MissouriMOREnet (Missouri Research and Education NetworkGPN (Great Plains Network)
NebraskaNetwork NebraskaGPN (Great Plains Network)
New HampshireUniversity System of New Hampshire, Office of the ChancellorNoX (Northern Crossroads)
New JerseyEdgeEdge
New MexicoNew Mexico Council for Higher Education Computing/Communication Services (CHECS)CENIC (Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California, The)
New YorkNYSERNet, Inc.NYSERNet, Inc.
North CarolinaMCNCMCNC
OhioOARnet (Ohio Academic Resources Network)OARnet (Ohio Academic Resources Network)
OklahomaOneNetGPN (Great Plains Network)
OregonNERO (Network for Education and Research in Oregon)Oregon GigaPoP
PennsylvaniaUS UCAN Pennsylvania3ROX (Three Rivers Optical Exchange)
Drexel University
MAGPI (Mid-Atlantic GigaPoP)
Rhode IslandOSHEAN. Inc.NoX (Northern Crossroads)
TennesseeUS UCAN TennesseeSoX (Southern Crossroads)
University of Memphis, The
TexasLEARN (Lonestar Education and Research Network)LEARN (Lonestar Education and Research Network)
UtahUETN (Utah Education Telehealth Network)UETN (Utah Education Telehealth Network)
VermontUS UCAN VermontNoX (Northern Crossroads)
VirginiaNetwork VirginiaMARIA (Mid-Atlantic Research Infrastructure Alliance)
WashingtonWashington State K-20 Educational Telecommunications NetworkPNWGP (Pacific Northwest GigaPOP)
West VirginiaWVNET [West Virginia Network for Educational Telecomputing]OARnet (Ohio Academic Resources Network)
WisconsinWiscNetBig Ten Academic Alliance OmniPoP
WyomingUniversity of Wyoming Bi-State Optical Network (BiSON)CENIC (Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California, The)