Sentinel Data Centers & MCNC use fiber for economic development
National broadband events spotlight hot trends in networking
The Quilt Circle 2014
MCNC offers students a glimpse into today’s workforce
How can North Carolina become a true Gigabit State?
VIDEO: What is The Connected State?
Sentinel Data Centers and MCNC today announced a broad ranging collaboration through which MCNC has extended fiber on NCREN into Sentinel’s NC-1 data center in Durham. Read more
From Silicon Valley to the nation's capital, high-speed connectivity and gigabit speed are front and center on the national networking agenda this spring, according to The Broadband Report at WRAL Tech Wire. Read more
The latest edition of The Quilt Circle was released this week, and it is packed full of great stories from research and education networks all across the country. Read more
MCNC is pleased to welcome students from Neal Middle School in Durham on Friday, April 4 in celebration of Students@Work Week all across North Carolina. Read more
Google Fiber's stated interest in the Triangle and Charlotte is good news for the state. But is this the "holy grail" for North Carolina? MCNC President and CEO Joe Freddoso weighs in on where North Carolina stands in terms of broadband access and what impact a Google Fiber deployment would mean to the state. Read more.
We recently asked what The Connected State theme meant to participants of NCREN Community Day 2013 in Raleigh, and this is how you responded. Watch video
Who we are
MCNC is a technology non-profit that builds, owns, and operates a leading-edge broadband infrastructure for North Carolina’s research, education, non-profit healthcare, and other community institutions.
What we do
Leverage MCNC’s vast, open access broadband infrastructure to create unprecedented opportunity for North Carolinians where they live, access education, seek economic gain, participate in their governance and access healthcare.
Why we do it
MCNC’s purpose is to work with the existing and future connectors to our North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN) to identify and meet broadband, network services and application needs that are not currently being met. MCNC meets these needs by partnering with best of breed service and application providers to develop, deploy and sustain solutions for NCREN connectors.