Internet2 is a community providing a secure high-speed network, cloud solutions, research support, and services tailored for research and education. The community includes higher education, research institutions, government entities and cultural organizations.
To accomplish this, Internet2 engages collaborators across diverse communities and facilitates their work together to solve shared technology challenges. Internet2 convenes U.S. universities, government agencies, industry partners, and regional and state education networks. Internet2 supports not only the work of these groups but more than 100,000 community anchor institutions such as K-12 schools, community and vocational colleges, public libraries, health care facilities, museums, and other cultural and historic organizations.
ICN is Iowa's only authorized anchor giving exclusive access to Internet2 services and research facilities for our education users.
- 321 U.S. institutions of higher education
- 58 leading corporations
- 60 affiliate and federal affiliate members
- 43 regional and state education networks
- More than 70 national research and education networking partners representing over 100 countries
CAP works with state and regional research and education networks to help K-12 teachers, librarians, and other community anchor institutions collaborate, access subject matter experts at premier research institutions, and interact and partner with schools across the world.
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