MDREN Bylaw Updates

The MDREN Board is currently evaluating the organization’s bylaws to better reflect the current services, committee structure, and goals. The board is considering reconstituting the Finance Committee, the Technology Committee, … Read More

MDREN Upgrade

MDREN has been planning a major network upgrade for some time. When completed the network will be able to provide up to 100GB of service to each campus. Phase one … Read More

Tech Day 3

MDREN will be holding its third face to face Tech Day at Chesapeake College (Wye Mills, Maryland) on June 12th from 8:30 to 3. Registration at . The opening … Read More

MDREN Network Upgrade

Most of you know that MDREN is planning a major upgrade over the next few years. An RFP was completed in December 2023 with the assistance of Salisbury University. The … Read More

Associate WAN Engineer

MDREN is searching for an Associate WAN Engineer. This is a new position and presents an opportunity for someone who wants to get involved with the Wide Area Network (WAN) … Read More

Maryland Broadband Initiative

The Maryland Office of Statewide Broadband received $268M to provide broadband to unserved and underserved areas of the state. The money came from the Broadband, Equity, Accessibility, and Deployment Grant … Read More

Fall MDREN Tech Day

MDREN will hold its second Tech Day mini-conference on October 27th at UMBC South. The day will include presentations on the implementation of cloud PBX solutions by the Community College … Read More

NSF CC* Grant

The NSF CC* grant was completed, and the report was submitted! Thanks to Damian Doyle (UMBC) and Dr. Eric Davidson (UMCES) who served as PIs. Special thanks also to Brad … Read More

New Engineer Position at MDREN

The MDREN Board has approved the hiring of a junior network engineer at MDREN. The search will begin this summer and is a part of the ongoing succession planning process. … Read More