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GLaNET is a dynamic partial mesh network made of the interconnection of multiple private networks using OpenVPN or IPSec/GRE links with BGP routing.

Its purpose is to offer services to its users, experimentation playground, and whatever comes to our disturbed minds.


  • September 2009: Project launch.
  • September 2009 to December, 2010: Initial experimentations.
  • 24 December 2010: the project receives its final name: GLaNET, a portmanteau of GLaDOS and network.
  • 8 March 2012: GLaNET get his own domain and website.
  • 20 July 2012: GLaNET has its first virtual exchange point: Caribou. Its located in Quebec, Canada and allows clients in Europe and northern America to easily peer. This virtual exchange point also provide a route server running BIRD.