Founded by the U.S. research and education community, NLR is the ultra high-performance,
12,000-mile innovation platform for a wide range of academic disciplines and public-private
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National LambdaRail's (NLR) coast-to-coast, advanced optical network infrastructure offers a range of services and applications, capable of meeting the specific needs of the most demanding network and scientific research projects. Because NLR owns the underlying fiber optic cable and optical circuits, as well as other networking equipment, it can cost-effectively implement multiple, diverse experimental and production networks on its nationwide optical fiber footprint with unprecedented flexibility and responsiveness.
A core set of basic services are available to NLR member organizations and users that are sponsored by a member organization. Variations of the core set of basic services, as well as additional services, are available upon request.