Serving the Not-for-Profit CommunityMerit Network is a collaborative community of education, government, and nonprofit organizations that utilizes Merit's high-performance network, essential services, and exceptional Member support to help your organization achieve its mission and goals.
Merit has been providing connectivity to non-profit organizations in Michigan since the inception of our affiliate member program in 1992. Merit is a trusted partner of non-profits in Michigan.
Network Engineering ExpertiseMerit Network's engineers are respected experts in the field and can provide customized configurations to link one office or multiple locations to Merit's backbone network. Whether it's configuring BGP, IPv6, subnetting, or multicast, our networking team can find the right solution to meet the network needs of non-profit organizations.
Merit's engineers can consult on designing your local network or improving your network's security.
Merit's High-Speed Backbone NetworkMerit can provide connectivity to non-profits across Michigan. The fiber-optic backbone enables organizations to share resources across the network and save costs with the Merit On-Net/Off-Net Service.
Merit manages the nation's longest-running regional network, which has been in continuous operation since May 1973. Merit has implemented a 10 gigabits-per-second (Gbps) backbone to provide a flexible, robust architecture to support the needs of our Members.