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Moroccan Academic and Research Wide Area Network (MARWAN)

MARWAN is a national computer network dedicated for education, training and research. It is an information infrastructure connecting educational institutions and it is run by the National Centre for Scientific and Technical Research (CNRST).
Since its inception in 1998, MARWAN has been a driver for Moroccan universities to develop new services in education, technology transfer and scientific research. CNRST relies on the evolution of communication technologies internationally to improve the quality, service and network architecture of MARWAN. In its new topology, MARWAN 5 (2022-2026) connect all universities and research institutions in Morocco with links from 100 Mbps to 10 Gbps.

MARWAN provide beneficial services to the 250-affiliate institutions:
  • IPv6 native connectivity;
  • Multicast and QoS;
  • DNS;
  • Federation Identity;
  • eduroam (Roaming Wifi);
  • Digital Certificates;
  • EduVPN  (VPN service for education);
  • Content caches (Google, Facebook,...);
  • Software repository mirrors
  • High Performance Computing (HPC) Facility’s.
More information: www.marwan.ma