About Edge – Edge aims to deliver and sustain a healthy, vibrant, and thriving technology ecosystem that is purpose-built for the communities we serve. Through active collaboration, adaptive technology, transformative engagement and defined solutions, we have designed a national model of excellence in research and education networking in New Jersey and beyond.
As a member-driven, non-profit technology consortium of academic and research institutions in New Jersey, our dedication to higher education, K-12 education, healthcare, public and non-profit service members, collaborating partners and subscribing patrons drives our commitment to constant innovation and elevated learning.
CONNECTIVITY AND NETWORK MANAGEMENT
The Edge optical fiber network, EdgeNet, is a purpose-built, high-performance network designed to meet the unique needs of Edge members. By offering lightening-fast connectivity, a host of unique features, and hands-on service unique to EdgeNet, we’re able to deliver connected members a network connectivity experience above and beyond what traditional ISPs can offer.
- Internet Connectivity
- WAN & LAN Networking
- Access to Internet2
Specialized, custom-built features:
Applications of EdgeNet:
- Transport & Internet Connectivity
- Esports Connectivity
- Cloud Connectivity
- DNS Services
CYBERINFRASTRUCTURE – TRUST, IDENTITY AND SECURITY
EdgeSecure aims to provide Edge members with the expertise, resources, and tools needed to keep up with the evolving security landscape and protect your users and data.
CLOUD – VIRTUALIZATION, STORAGE AND MANAGED CLOUD SERVICES
The journey to the cloud can be a daunting challenge for organizations of all types and sizes. With EdgeCloud, NJEdge aims to simplify this process for our members. Through partnerships with leading cloud service providers and EdgePro resources which can be leveraged for cloud assessments and consultation, we provide a roadmap for success as you move to the cloud.
- Access to Amazon Web Services (AWS) Tools & Resources
- VMware on AWS
- Single Sign-On & One Click File Access
- Microsoft Solutions & Services (O365 & Azure)
- Google for Education
- ERP & Student Information System (SIS)
- Consortium Purchasing Agreements
EdgeXchange – Through regular interaction, EdgeXchange communities gather thought leaders that share a passion for their role in the education community and a commitment to share their knowledge with, and learn from, others. The Edge community flourishes by convening members around relevant topics to exchange best practices, learn new skills, and ask questions in an environment that fosters trust and professional growth for all involved.
- Edge community for Research Computing and Research Collaboration
EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES – DIGITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT, REAL-TIME COMMUNICATIONS, LICENSED DIGITAL MEDIA HOSTING AND STREAMING
EdgeMedia gives government, medical and educational institutions a single access point for all of their digital content needs. Features include:
- A digital media platform
- Licensed content management system
- Lecture capture tools
- Live streaming services
- ADA Compliance
- Repository services
- Zoom video conferencing and integrated services
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION – TRANSITION, TRANSFORMATION, SHARED SERVICES AND OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY
EdgePro aims to provide our members with the solutions and tools they need to achieve operational efficiency while providing the highest levels of support and services throughout the student lifecycle.
CONSORTIUM PURCHASING and ePROCUREMENT
To ease the burden of the procurement process and speed our members’ time to implementation and innovation, EdgeMarket enables Edge to deliver consortium purchasing agreements to members. EdgeMarket because minimizes the amount of effort required to research, analyze, and procure essential tools through three purchase methods:
- Lead Agency Status – Education Services Corporation
- Cooperative Pricing System
- Shared Services Agreement with NJSBA
Edge proudly presents a publication series that boldly showcases our creative approach to the entire technology ecosystem.