Skynet is an Ancient Aetherian research company who developed the tech needed to produce projections and the creation of Crystal Cores, However during the Aetherian Dark Age(where the Aetherians blew themselves up with the crystal bombs) the skynet technology was used by the survivors to redevelop the tech to create artificial islands,

on new Athanasy their is a redeveloped version that researched on new technology. the headquarters is located near Calith and Fermont islands