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Northern Tier Network North Dakota - Partners
A variety of state, regional and national colleagues partner with NTN-ND to contribute to the collaborative environment where U.S. research and education organizations solve common technology challenges and develop innovative solutions in support of their educational, research and community service missions.
|Broadband Optical Research Education and Sciences Network (BOREAS)
|Broadband Optical RBOREAS is a Regional Optical Network (RON) providing services to the advanced production and experimental network requirements of the research and education institutions in this region. BOREAS is a collaboration of four major research institutions in the upper Midwest: Iowa State University, the University of Iowa, the University of Minnesota, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. BOREAS members are part of the NTNC.
|The primary provider and operator of the nation’s research and education network.
|North Dakota Information Technology Department
Statewide Technology Access for Government and Education Network (STAGEnet)
|Operated by the North Dakota Information Technology Department, STAGEnet provides gateway services to the public internet and to Internet2 for designated sites. NDIT is a member of the NTNC.
|North Dakota State University (NDSU)
|Along with the University of North Dakota, has been an Internet2 member for North Dakota since 1996. Together NDSU and UND provide Internet2 sponsorship for the other nine NDUS institutions, the ND Tribal Colleges and the public K-12 schools. NDSU is a member of the NTNC. Together, NDSU and UND comprise the partnership of NTN-ND.
|Northern Lights Gigapop, University of Minnesota
|Connects NTN-ND to Internet2. The University of Minnesota is a member of the NTNC.
|Pacific Northwest Gigapop (PNWGP)
|Interconnect hub in Seattle, Wash., providing connections between the Northern Wave and other national and international R&E networks. PNWGP and the state of Washington are members of the NTNC
|South Dakota High Speed Research Education and Economic Development Network (SD REED)
South Dakota Board of Regents
|Provides high speed connectivity for six SD public universities to Internet2 and regional networks and interconnects sites including the NTN, Great Planes Network, the Northern Lights Gigapop and ESnet. Several institutions and research centers in the state are members of the NTNC.
|University of North Dakota (UND)
|Along with NDSU, has been an Internet2 member for North Dakota since 1996. Together UND and NDSU provide Internet2 sponsorship for the other nine NDUS institutions, the ND Tribal Colleges and the public K-12 schools. UND is a member of NTNC. Together, NDSU and UND comprise the partnership of NTN-ND.
|University of Wisconsin, Madison
|Provides network operations center (NOC) services for NTN-ND and is a member of the NTNC.