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Research and Education (R&E) Connection Service

R&E connection service is available to eligible entities through the Sun Corridor Network. This service enables Sun Corridor members to access Internet 2 (I2), an ultra-high speed, national network, for research and educational purposes, and also provides access to commercial internet service. Sun Corridor Network is the approved Arizona regional connector for the Internet2 network. Via the R&E connection, Sun Corridor Network subscribers have an opportunity for widespread partnership with other I2 subscribers and have access to a regional and national research and academic community, including leading science and technology partners that collaborate closely with I2. Eligible entities can receive this service by subscribing to the Sun Corridor Network, which provides connectivity at POPs (Point of Presence) in Phoenix, Tucson and Flagstaff.

 Current connection partners are:

  • Northern Arizona University
  • Arizona State University
  • University of Arizona
  • Internet2