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The Capital Area Advanced Research and Education Network (CAAREN) is an initiative designed to build a high-performance research and education infrastructure serving the Washington, DC, and Northern Virginia areas. As the capital area's Internet2 member network, CAAREN facilitates world-class research, education, and knowledge sharing in the nation’s capital.



CAAREN is operated as a service by GW's Research Technology Services (RTS). If you have questions about research technology, contact RTS  at [email protected]


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