Twelve provincial and territorial network partners, together with CANARIE, collectively form Canada’s National Research and Education Network (NREN). This powerful digital infrastructure connects Canadians to national and global data, tools, colleagues, and classrooms that fuel the engine of innovation in today’s digital economy.
SRNET (Saskatchewan Research Network Inc.) is a not-for-profit research and education network, the Saskatchewan member of Canada's advanced network alliance. SRNET provides dedicated high speed network (10 Gbps, 1 Gbps, 100 Mbsp) access to institutions and companies across Saskatchewan that use it for their research and education activities.
As a member of Canada's advanced network alliance SRNET provides Saskatchewan organizations access through points-of-presence (POPs) located at the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan, to the national CANARIE backbone research network which links all of Canada's regional advanced networks and connects to research institutions, universities, scientific instruments, educational facilities, teaching and research hospitals, and private research facilities in 85 countries.
SRNET at a Glance
POPs: 4 - Regina, Saskatoon, Prince Albert, La Ronge
Member Connections to SRNET POPs: 17
Distance of SRNET network: 780 km
Saskatchewan Students Connected to SRNET: 235,000