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Mission and Values

Kansas Research and Education Network (KanREN, Inc.) is a non-profit consortium of colleges, universities, school districts and other organizations in Kansas, organized for the purpose of facilitating communication among them, and providing themselves with connectivity to the Internet via a statewide network.

Services

KanREN's next-generation network is one of the most feature-rich available. We are obsessed with "The Advanced". KanREN's focus is to be experts in deployed, advanced services before our members even know they are needed.

Resources

KanREN prides itself on providing world class resources for our members. KanREN is a membership consortium, and our staff has intimate knowledge of our members' needs and technological concerns; in fact many of our staff members have experience working in research and education institutions. Members know that they can count on KanREN to their best interests first.

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KanREN News

Update on the FY 2015 FCC Form 470

Update on the FY 2015 FCC Form 470

The FCC form 470 for Funding Year 2015 has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget and notice of the approval has been posted to the...

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Changes to the 2015 Conference and Annual Meeting

After much thought and discussion KanREN has decided to not hold an annual conference in April this year.  Attendance has been lagging, due to a number of factors,...

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KanREN and the E-rate Modernization Order

KanREN staff has been carefully following the news coming out of the FCC regarding the E-rate Modernization Order.  The goal of the modernization order is to ensure that...

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KanREN Has Moved

KanREN staff and operations have moved.  We are no longer located at 4950 Research Parkway office space.  We are now operating out of the recently completed addition to...

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Member Spotlight

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Quick Statistics

  • 5,200Mbps average daily maximum off-net traffic
  • 3,000Mbps average daily maximum Inernet2 traffic
  • 150Mbps average daily maximum Kan-ed traffic
  • 60 member institutions in the consortium