Serving Economic Development and For-Profit Organizations

KINBER is a collaborative community of education, healthcare, economic development, libraries, government and public media organizations that utilizes the high-performance Pennsylvania Research and Education Network, also known as PennREN. By offering essential services and exceptional member support, KINBER will help your institution achieve its mission and goals through the ongoing discovery, application and transfer of new network technologies.

KINBER believes in the strength of a vibrant, collaborative community that can work with leading technology firms to address challenges of common interest for the common good. By connecting organizations, building relationships and sharing services, community institutions can achieve far more together than they can alone.

Network Engineering Expertise

KINBER’s engineers are respected experts in the field and can provide customized configurations to link one office or multiple locations to PennREN. Whether it’s configuring BGP, IPv6, subnetting, or multicast, our networking team can find the right solution to meet the network needs of community organizations.

Why Economic Development and For-Profit Organizations Love KINBER

  • KINBER provides access to necessary technology infrastructure, which is important to companies and employees relocating or starting businesses.
  • KINBER enables services that offer employers opportunities for the latest modeling, simulating, telecommuting, teleconferencing and other up-to-date research and communications tools.
  • KINBER makes it possible for small businesses to reach new markets and compete more equally with larger corporations through e-commerce.
  • KINBER provides access to training and employment opportunities in support of workforce development.

PennREN, KINBER’s High Speed High Capacity Network

PennREN was built and is managed by KINBER. The network provides next generation broadband to non-profit organizations across 47 counties of Pennsylvania. It enables value-added services like Ultra (4K) high-definition (UHD) video, telepresence or videoconferencing, and data sharing. The collaborative environment also provides opportunities for member institutions to share best practices, content and programs across the network and save costs using KMEX, the KINBER Member Exchange.

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