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The Global Environment for Network Innovations – GENI – is a new, nationwide suite of infrastructure supporting research and education in networking, distributed systems, security, and novel applications. It is supported by the National Science Foundation, and available without charge for research and classroom use.
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Getting Started

If you don't already have a GENI account, Sign Up! and go through our Hello GENI example . If you want to find out more about GENI and how it can help you in your research please read the Newcomers and Key GENI Concepts pages.

Resources for experimenters

GENI is a federated virtual laboratory that provides access to multiple different testbeds to GENI experimenters, enabling networking and distributed systems research. However, the GENI ecosystem, terminology and lingo might appear to be overwhelming to a new GENI user. Don't worry, we are here to help! These are some useful pointers that will help you navigate through the GENI world. Feel free to email us with any questions you might have at

GENI Tutorials!
GENI Resources
GENI Tools!
GENI Q&A for new exprimenters
GENI Events
GENI Tutorials
GENI Resources
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GENI Tools
FAQs and How Tos
Help using GENI
GENI Events
GENI Bibliography
GENI mailing lists

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