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About NJEdge (“Edge”)

NJEDGE.NET, Inc. (“NJEdge” historically, and “Edge” currently), is an Educational Research and Services Corporation formed pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:3B-6.1.

Edge serves as a Member-owned, Member-governed nonprofit provider of high-performance optical fiber networking and internetworking, Internet2, and a vast array of best-in-class technology solutions for Cybersecurity, educational technologies, cloud computing, and professional managed services. Edge provides these solutions to colleges and universities, K-12 school districts, government entities, hospital networks, and nonprofit business entities as part of a Membership-based consortium that spans New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, and more.

Edge’s common good mission ensures success by empowering Members for digital transformation with affordable, reliable, and thought-leading purpose-built, advanced connectivity, technologies, and services, including:

EdgeMarket Cooperative Pricing System

Through public procurements, EdgeMarket provides participants the ability to easily obtain products and services that are in high demand at the most cost-competitive pricing available.

Through EdgeMarket, participants:

  • Save Money
  • Save Time
  • Plan Strategically
  • Buy Easily

To learn more, visit Meet EdgeMarket and Review Edge's Procurement Vehicles and Authorities.

Network Connectivity & Internet2 via the EdgeNet REN

The comprehensive scope of our EdgeNet solutions places an emphasis on our full-service approach and understanding of our Members’ needs. The Edge research and education network, EdgeNet, is a purpose-built, optical fiber high-performance network designed to meet the unique needs of Edge Members. 

By offering lightning-fast connectivity, a host of unique features, and hands-on service unique to EdgeNet, we are 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
  • Transport
  • DNS Services

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Edge Cybersecurity services provide Participants with a Cybersecurity and information security strategy designed to manage risk for the entire enterprise ecosystem. Edge provides executive strategy, diagnostic services, and consultative services to improve Members’ security posture and outcomes.

  • Dark Web Vulnerability Assessment
  • Cybersecurity Pen Test
  • Cybersecurity Assessment
  • Internal Cybersecurity Scan
  • Cybersecurity Vulnerability Health Check
  • Vendor Risk Management Program
  • Cybersecurity Insurability Assessment

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Digital Learning & Collaboration

Edge provides an evolving suite of learner-centric solutions and services that provide faculty, instructional designers, educational technologists, and technology support personnel the platforms and tools they need to create a personalized and powerful learning experience for students. Edge digital learning and collaboration solutions support, our Member institutions in developing enhanced student engagement and authentic teaching and learning ━ anytime, anywhere.

  • Course Assessment
  • Course Development
  • Training & Professional Development (Reusable)
  • Training & Professional Development (Live)
  • Space Design & Integrated Technology
  • Educational Technology Support
  • Accessibility Readiness Assessment
  • Accessibility Training
  • Accessibility Policy & Procedure Development
  • OCR Audit Rapid Response Service
  • Online Program Readiness Assessment

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Edge provides support for Members developing cloud architecture and migration strategies, to take full advantage of emerging cloud solutions and today’s software as a service (SaaS) models of computing. Edge provides connectivity to leading cloud providers as well as strategic guidance on the use of cloud solutions.

  • Cloud Readiness Assessment
  • Cloud Connect

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Digital Transformation

Edge digital transformation services aim 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. With institutional effectiveness as the driving force, our solutions aim to help institutions provide 24/7 service, meet strategic goals through the use of technology, improve enrollment yields, increase student retention rates, and grow student engagement.

  • E360 Assessment
  • Business Process Management & Optimization
  • Fractional/Virtual CIO
  • Fractional/Virtual CISO
  • Fractional/Virtual Chief Digital Learning Officer (CDLO)
  • IT Staff Augmentation
  • Data Analytics Services

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Edge is governed by an active Board of Trustees made up of Presidents, CIOs and other executives from member institutions such as:

  • Rutgers University
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Rowan University
  • Montclair State University
  • The College of New Jersey
  • Stockton University
  • New Jersey City University
  • Georgian Court University
  • Saint Peter's University
  • Fairleigh Dickinson Unversity 
  • Monmouth University
  • Princeton University
  • Rider University
  • Passaic County Community College
  • County College of Morris
  • Union County College
  • Middlesex County College
  • Brookdale County College
  • New Jersey Alliance for Action
  • Berkeley College

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