FLR is an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), yet beyond the typical bits and bytes, FLR offers third party, direct services to the FLR Partners and Affiliates to include:

Network Equipment and Services. In 2021, FLR released a competitive solicitation via an Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) to prospective vendors for the “Procurement of Backbone Network Equipment, Optical Transport, and Related Software and Services” primarily for the purpose of obtaining equipment, software, and services to upgrade the FLR backbone.
Commodity Internet Services. FLR offers members the ability to purchase CIS services utilizing three (3) different providers for built-in redundancy and improved reliability.
Customer Premise Equipment (CPE).   Preconfigured to facilitate connecting to the FLR core or extended points of presence across the FLR network.
IPv4/IPv6. The FLR core network has been IPv6 capable since 2013 to facilitate the growth and use of the IPv6 address space.
Networking Performance and Monitoring.  FLR features MPLS to find and label the quickest data transfer paths and perfSONAR nodes to monitor and enhance data transfer and network performance.
Regional Science DMZ. The Atlantic Research Platform offers the FLR Regional Science DMZ as service. A dedicated, frictionless virtual private network service for research and scientific data transport, compute, and storage.

DDoS support. All members enjoy a free, entry-level DDoS managed program and expanded DDoS volumetric service (100G-400G) from Radware.

Cloud Services Connectivity. Routing configurations to services like Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services is routed through FLR’s direct peering network

Access and Connectivity.  Connections to Internet2, Energy Sciences Network and Global Network Advancement Group (GNA-G).