National Research and Education Network


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National Research and Education Network

Commonly called NREN. An Internet service provider for educational and research institutions. New protocols are often introduced on NRENs before they are used on other ISPs.
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This article describes five programs that have been particularly significant to the evolution of biomedical communications over the last twenty years: the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), Integrated Advanced Information Management Systems (IAIMS), the National Research and Education Network (NREN), the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS), and the electronic journal.
NREN is envisioned as a high-capacity national research and education network combined with an information infrastructure of databases, services, and knowledge banks.
The metro network BRAIN is a major part of Germany's National Research and Education Network, Deutsches Forschungsnetz (DFN).
DFN is Germany's National Research and Education Network.
Working in collaboration with DANTE on TEIN2 are RENATER, SURFnet and UKERNA, the National Research and Education Networks of France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, respectively, and Australia.
It was set up, and is owned, by a group of European National Research and Education Networks (NRENs).
DANTE is a non-profit organization whose primary mission is to plan, build and manage research and education networks on behalf of Europe's National Research and Education Networks.
NORDUnet is the Nordic backbone network for national research and education networks in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, and provides advanced networking connectivity for its users.
The ALICE project has created the network for the connection of National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) in Latin American countries.
The ALICE project is co-ordinated by DANTE and partnered by the National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) of 18 Latin American countries as well as FCCN, GARR, RedIris and RENATER, the NRENs of Portugal, Italy, Spain and France respectively.
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