Community Services

KINBER COMMUNITY SERVICES includes “above-net” services that the meet the needs of our diverse community in Pennsylvania. Working in response to the requests of our members and community, KINBER brings value-added services to help save your organization time and money and maximize existing investments. KINBER’s education and training includes technical training and professional development opportunities for you and your team, ranging from hands-on, skills-based workshops on SDN and IPv6 to cyber certification courses through Merit and more. The offerings are customized to satisfy member needs for technical knowledge, professional development, and professional networking, enabling member institutions to secure optimal return on their technology and human resource investments.

BlueJeans Cloud Based Videoconferencing

Through a partnership with AT&T, a channel partner of BlueJeans, KINBER offers discounted pricing on BlueJeans cloud-based multi-party videoconference services for institutions in Pennsylvania. BlueJeans videoconferencing offers a cost-effective, scalable alternative to traditional hardware/software-based infrastructure with easy scheduling, simple click-to-join meetings, and interoperability allowing for support for desktop and mobile allowing you to host or join from anywhere. Learn more and sign up today.

KINBER Digital Cloud 

KINBER Digital Cloud is a digital repository service being offered by KINBER to research and education institutions in Pennsylvania though a partnership with NJEDge.Net. This award-winning service, powered by NJVID, offers a scalable, affordable, secure, dynamic online platform for presenting, accessing, and hosting all of your video and media. KINBER Digital Cloud provides the ability to share videos and supplementary materials, upload and stream media in a variety of formats, create playlists and learning objects from anywhere, anytime, using any device. Learn more and request a demo today.

Merit Professional Learning

Thanks to a strategic partnership with Michigan’s Merit Network, KINBER members and community receive discounted pricing on Merit’s world-class professional learning and cyber security certification courses including 20% off the entire New Horizons training catalogue.
Learn more and sign up today.


TierPoint offers on-net disaster recovery/managed back up and various cloud solutions at special pricing for KINBER members utilizing PennREN. TierPoint (previously Xand) is the Northeast’s premier provider of cloud, colocation, and managed services, and was KINBER’s first commercially provided services partnership. Learn more and sign up today.

Sungard AS

KINBER is an Associate Partner of Sungard AS services, an international leader in providing production and recovery services tailored to help their customers achieve desired business outcomes. This partnership provides KINBER with the unique opportunity to offer its members access to a complete set of services to better help them manage operational risk, as well as maintain flexible and resilient IT environments. Sungard AS services available through this partnership are:
• Application Management
• Security & Compliance
• Managed Security Services
• Compliance and Certifications
• Disaster Recovery (RaaS)
• Business Continuity
• IT Consulting Services
• Cloud Services
• Hosting Services

Learn more and sign up today.

Additional Training Opportunities

To learn about upcoming KINBER webinars, workshops and trainings, view KINBER events. [Read More]