Joint Network Centre (GNZ)

Several Max Planck Institutes in the Berlin/Brandenburg area are networked via a powerful intranet, at the center of which is the “Gemeinsames Netzwerkzentrum” (GNZ) – a Joint Network Centre.

The GNZ is responsible for the operation of the regional network infrastructure, the management of the institute networks, the central IP services, and the security solutions. Other tasks include joint data backups, support for error analyses as well as the design and operation of network solutions for the integrated network or the participating institutions.