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Merit Network Launches New Public Website

ANN ARBOR, MI – Merit Network is inviting visitors to explore its new website, The new website has been designed to provide a user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality throughout. Visitors will be able to access detailed information about becoming a Merit Member, Merit’s service offerings, as well as videos, webinar recordings and improved event registration.

Created with the user experience firmly in mind, the website has been designed using the latest technology and is compatible with today’s browsers and mobile devices.

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One of the key features of the new site is the improved event and Professional Development registration process. Among the many new features, visitors will be able to register for multiple events/courses at the same time, and register multiple people at the same time. The class and event pages will be streamlined, with registration on the same page as the course information, and print a web receipt. Registration for Merit Professional Development events is now a simpler, more user-focused experience.

“Merit’s website redevelopment is part of a larger strategy to enhance and modernize communications for our community. Later in 2016, Merit will unveil another new companion service through its redesigned secure Member Portal: private social networking that will allow continuous and real-time collaboration between professionals in its member organizations”, said Joe Sawasky, Merit President and CEO.

The Merit website will also enable visitors to stay informed of the latest news of the company and its Members. Merit’s Members will be the focus of the new website, with featured stories, blog posts and images from the Community.

The new website allows users to share products and pages that interest them with others across Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

About Merit Network

Merit Network Inc., is a nonprofit corporation owned and governed by Michigan’s public universities. Merit owns and operates America’s longest-running regional research and education network. In 1966, Michigan’s public universities created Merit as a shared resource to help meet their common need for networking assistance. Since its formation, Merit Network has remained at the forefront of research and education networking expertise and services. Merit provides high-performance networking and IT solutions to Michigan’s public universities, colleges, K-12 organizations, libraries, state government, healthcare, and other non-profit organizations.

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