Welcome to the Restena Foundation website

From customised network and security services for Luxembourg's actors in the research and education, health, culture and national administration sectors to the management of the .lu domain name registration infrastructure.  

New identity and new logo for the Restena Foundation

On Thursday, 6 February 2020, the Restena Foundation has unveiled its new identity and its new website, a necessary modernization at the dawn of its 20th anniversary.

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Data protection, a highly topical subject

On the European Data Protection Day, the Restena Foundation and the University of Luxembourg have raised awareness of confidentiality and data protection issues among interested Luxembourg ...

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A ten-fold increase in the connectivity for research and education

Thanks to the Luxembourg national research and education network’s connectivity expansion from 10 to 100 Gigabits per second, new perspectives now open up for research and development projects.

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Get to know us

The Restena Foundation helps to bring together telecommunication infrastructure for research and education. We provide interconnection, network and security services for a nationwide user community in the sectors of education and research, as well as culture, health and administration.

We also co-ordinate internet resources at the national level. We manage the .lu domain name registration infrastructure and most of the technical operations of the LU-CIX internet traffic exchange platform.


Domain names in 1 and 2 characters

Registering a domain name with one or two characters becomes possible.


LU-CIX backbone management

Technical management of the national internet traffic exchange node.



Ensuring effective, relevant, high-value, and competitive research and innovation activity throughout Europe.


Registry Lock

Locking and authenticating your domain name.


03.04 Co-organisation

TCS Subscribers Online Information Session

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21-23.04 Participation

GÉANT - SIG-ISM / WISE meeting

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