MAX Joins the Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS)

Mid-Atlantic Crossroads (MAX) has joined the Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) initiative. MANRS is supported by the Internet Society and aims to reduce the common routing threats and improve routing security. This growing global initiative is comprised of over 500 Network Operators (ISPs), Internet Exchange Points (IXPs), and Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) and Cloud Providers.

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About Mid-Atlantic Crossroads (MAX)
Mid-Atlantic Crossroads (MAX) is a center at the University of Maryland that operates a multi-state advanced cyberinfrastructure platform. MAX’s all-optical, Layer 1 core network is the foundation for a high-performance infrastructure providing state-of-the-art 100-Gbps network technology and services. MAX participants include universities, federal research labs, and other research-focused organizations in the Washington and Baltimore metropolitan areas. MAX serves as a connector and traffic aggregator to the Internet2 national backbone and peers with other major networks. Its mission is to provide cutting-edge network connectivity for its participants, tailored and generic data-transport solutions, and advanced services to accommodate and optimize large data flows and to facilitate network and application research. For more information about MAX and MAX services, please visit

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