The Maryland Research and Education Network (MDREN) will provide reliable, high-speed and advanced networking services to education, research and community anchor institutions throughout the State of Maryland. MDREN will engage its membership to promote education, collaboration and research to support their missions. The organization will leverage the diverse and cumulative wisdom of its membership to provide thought leadership on, and promote, network-enabled capabilities that support our community. Leveraging partnerships and strategic opportunities, MDREN will evolve to remain relevant and respond to the changing needs of our members.