Velocity Network (VNET) has been serving Erie since 1990, providing information technology (IT) support and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses. This collaboration with VNET will take a twofold approach. First, VNET will provide state-of-the-art, high-speed connectivity and firewall security for the district. This advanced fiber optic-based infrastructure is essential for attracting new companies to relocate or co-locate in the innovation district. Second, VNET will work with partners to innovate and develop new products and software in cybersecurity.