The Restena Foundation interconnects and provides network and security services for research and education institutions in Luxembourg, as well as in the health, culture and national administration sectors. It also manages the .lu domain name registration infrastructure, the top level domain name for Luxembourg.
Restena's mission is to bring together telecommunication infrastructures for research and education. To do this, its task is three-fold:
- To be the essential network and security service provider supporting Luxembourg’s ambitions relating to research and education needs.
- To operate nationwide critical infrastructure.
- To actively support, with being a centre of excellence, the community in the implementation of its projects.
Restena interconnects and provides network and security services for a user community consisting of institutions and their employees in the sectors of education and research, as well as culture, health and administration. It aims to offer them high-quality cutting-edge services and support Luxembourg’s ambitions relating to research and education needs. As such, Restena is the National Research and Education Network (NREN) for Luxembourg and one of the various European NRENs.