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RNP

RNP
Rede Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa (RNP) is a non-profit company supported by the Brazilian government and dedicated to promoting the development of technologies in the field of networks and innovative applications in Brazil. RNP operates the national advanced networking infrastructure for cooperation and communication in education and research. Besides interconnecting all the federal government institutions of higher education and research, this network provides a laboratory for the experimental development of new applications and network services for the benefit of the organisations using it. This Brazilian national research and education network (NREN) enables interaction and cooperation between people and resources in the country and abroad. The network reaches all 27 states in the country and interconnects 329 education and research institutions, serving around 800,000 users. It maintains direct networking connections to Europe through RedClara and also to the USA. RNP is also involved in the testing and development of pilot network applications and in the qualification of human resources to operate its 27 points of presence (PoPs) throughout the country, in such areas as network security, IP management, routing, high performance networks, system administration, new protocols and services. RNP provides networking access to LNA and LNLS (see below).
Laboratório Nacional de Astrofísica  (LNA) - www.lna.br .