The Georgian Research and Educational Networking Association GRENA was founded in 1999 for the development of Information Technologies (IT) in education and research field.
The main fields of GRENA activities are following:
- Providing Information Technology services to users and implementation of new, innovative services.
- IT education.
- Preparation and implementation of research and technology projects.
GRENA provides IT services using its own infrastructure and different technologies to more than 150 organizations in Georgia. GRENA owns fiber-optic based network infrastructure connecting Georgian research and education institutions. GRENA is running data center with following services cloud, virtualization, hosting, etc.
GRENA education program has following directions:
- Cisco Networking Academy
- Linux Professional Institute Learning Center
- Database Courses and Security program
- Distance Learning Center
- Pearson VUE Authorized Certification Center
Implementation of new services and development of projects in Information Technologies is being carried out in close cooperation with universities with the support of European Commission, NATO Science for Peace and Security Programme, Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation, International Science & Technology Center and other organizations.
GRENA CERT-GE team provides following services: incident response support, intrusion detection and prevention, DDoS protection, penetration testing and cybersecurity portal https://cyber-lab.tech/