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What is Network Nebraska?

Network Nebraska is the state network consortium initiated by the State Legislature in 2006 (N.R.S. 86-5,100 to serve local government (public libraries), state government, and education entities. It is administered by the State Office of the CIO and operated by the University of Nebraska. Network Nebraska currently serves over 290 entities. Participation in Network Nebraska is voluntary and the consortium is completely self-funded through the collection of participant fees and E-rate reimbursements.

Oversight of, and input to, Network Nebraska involves the Nebraska Information Technology Commission (NITC), the NITC Education Council, the Network Nebraska Advisory Group (NNAG), the Collaborative Aggregation Partnership (CAP), and other constituent groups such as the ESU Network Operations Committee (ESU NOC) and the Nebraska Association of Technology Administrators (NATA).

More popular Network Nebraska benefits and services include:

  • • 24/7 Operations Center and incident tracking
  • • E-rate filing support
  • • State RFP inclusion and E-rate eligible procurement services
  • • Fiber circuit management and monitoring
  • • Scalable 10Gigabit statewide backbone
  • • 115Gbps of statewide internet access and peering, with 99.999% reliability
  • • Route optimization and intelligent routing of internet traffic
  • • Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection
  • • Zoom licenses and ancillary services at highly discounted prices
  • • Dual administrative cost structure for low bandwidth and high bandwidth participants
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More information about Network Nebraska is available at https://networknebraska.ne.gov/
or by contacting Becca Kingery, Becca.Kingery@nebraska.gov, 402-471-0267.