Primary Services: Network
The Corporation for Educational Networking In California (CENIC) is a not-for-profit corporation serving California Institute of Technology, California State University, Stanford University, University of California, University of Southern California, California Community Colleges and the statewide K-12 school system.
CENIC's mission is to facilitate and coordinate the development, deployment and operation of a set of robust multi-tiered advanced network services for this research and education community, California Research and Education Network (CalREN).
CalREN-DC, CENIC's Digital California network, provides high-quality network services for K-20 students/teachers/staff and for faculty, researchers and staff at higher education institutions. CENIC's support of K-12 networking extends the existing CalREN backbone to each of the 58 California counties to facilitate connectivity by California's K-12 schools.
CalREN-HPR, CENIC's High-Performance Research network, provides leading-edge services for large-application users at CENIC Associates sites. CalREN-HPR connects to the Internet2 Abilene network.
CalREN-XD, CENIC's Experimental and Developmental network, supports bleeding-edge services for network researchers at sites such as the San Diego Supercomputer Center, the University of California Institutes for Science and Innovation, the Center for Advanced Computing Research at Caltech and its Jet Propulsion Lab, the University of Southern California and its Information Sciences Institute, Stanford University and the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, national laboratories and other major network research entities that collaborate with these researchers in California.
More information about CENIC can be found at www.cenic.org.