About the Collaboration

Since its inception in the early 2000s, perfSONAR has been developed through a collaboration of numerous organizations. In 2014, a development partnership was established to further the development of perfSONAR. The participants in this partnership are:

The Energy Sciences Network The Energy Sciences Network
U.S. Department of Energy Science Network

Founding Partner
Pan-European Research and Education Network

Founding Partner
Indiana University Indiana University
Public Research University

Founding Partner
Internet2 Internet2
U.S. National Research and Education Network

Founding Partner
The University of Michigan The University of Michigan
Public Research University

Joined the partnership in 2016
Rede Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa Rede Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa
Brazilian National Research and Education Network

Joined the partnership in 2021

Each development partner contributes the following:

  • A minimum of 1.5 full-time employees
  • Computing and network resources
  • Meeting space for developer gatherings

If your organization is interested in becoming a perfSONAR development partner, please contact us at perfsonar-lead@internet2.edu.

Contributing Organizations

The success of perfSONAR depends on contributions from the community in the form of development contributions, software testing, feature suggestions, and deployment. The development team would like to thank the following organizations for their contributions to perfSONAR: