Networking updates CHECO April 2009

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Networking updates

CHECO April 2009

Jeff Custard

Acronym soup


University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)


National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)


Front Range GigaPoP (FRGP)


UCAR Point of Presence (UPoP)


Questions and discussions throughout please
--

and as for
acronym soup ingredients, please ask if I miss one or check
the decoder page at tinyurl.com/nw
-
decoder

Review and update topic list


Front Range GigaPoP (FRGP)


UCAR Point of Presence (UPoP)


Utah and FRGP: Summit


Western Region Networking (WRN)


Colorado Telehealth Network (CTN)


Colorado K
-
12 networking: EAGLE
-
Net (EN)


Stimulus related items

Front Range GigaPoP (FRGP)


10 years of operation


Utah leaving (more on that in Summit discussion)


USAFA joining? (discussions pending)


SuperDREAM project essentially completed:


increased redundancy


multiple location connection options


two commodity carriers (one at each location)


Increased peering traffic


ESnet connection to 10G


RMIX and Comcast ongoing


SECOM peering coming


NASA peering coming


Intra
-
member traffic and Akamai caching

Front Range GigaPoP (FRGP)


Increasing commodity traffic


Quilt


Level3 and Qwest (multiple 10Gbps via the Quilt
CIS program so seeing $/Mb price decreases)


Increasing TransitRail (TR) traffic


TR and CPS discussion…


Any E
-
fort questions or follow up (10G State to E
-
Fort and
1G from FRGP to State)?


Any demand from users or researchers (or any app?) for
IPv6?


SCONE and BiSON fiber project connectivity (GENI
proposal
--
10G bison updates?)


NCAR Wyoming Supercomputer Center (NWSC)

Front Range GigaPoP (FRGP)


Other FRGP questions or related discussion items?


Anyone attend the Colorado Broadband Summit held on
01
-
Apr
-
2009? Any feedback on emphasis or direction for
State of Colorado?


Quilt tracking nationally in this area (examples available)


Discussion (here if time or later?)…

FRGP members (16)

•Colorado School of Mines


Colorado State University system


Fort Lewis College


Ithaka


National Center for Atmospheric Research


National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


State of Colorado


UNAVCO


University of Colorado at Boulder


University of Colorado at Colorado Springs


University of Colorado Denver


University of Denver


University of Northern Colorado


University of Utah


University of Wyoming


United States Antarctic Program

UCAR Point of Presence (UPoP)


2 years of operation


Just brought up 1G QMOE


Thanks to DU for their QMOE circuit sharing (past for
CDHE and CARL (and present for ADR))


Thanks to UCD (and others) for continued support


Increasing cost sharing as UPoP grows


Variety of options for education, government, and non
-
profit institutions (e.g., backup/failover connections; diverse
circuits or direct fiber connections)


Intra
-
member access (e.g., direct ADR access)


National R&E peering traffic (TR/CPS)

UPoP Members (15)


Auraria Higher Education Center


Boulder Valley School District


Colorado Association of Research Libraries


Centennial Board of Cooperative Educational Services (EN)


City of Boulder


City and County of Denver (DIA pending)


Colorado Department of Higher Education


Colorado Mountain College


Deproduction


Denver Health and Hospital Authority


EDUCAUSE


Metropolitan State College of Denver


St. Mary's Academy


Science and Technology in Atmospheric Research (STAR)
Institute

UPoP Members (ESS)



Educational Support Services




San Luis




Montrose
-
AHEC




Greeley
-
AHEC




Western
-
AHEC




Craig Memorial
-
AHEC




SW Health Hospital




Pueblo CC


UPoP diagram

Related UPoP items


Sponsored Education Group Participant (SEGP;
Internet2)

July 2009


EDUCAUSE Denver meeting Oct
-
2009


Others?

Summit


The Mountain West Advanced Networking Cooperative


Goal: establish a lightweight, nimble collaborative overlay
above the Front Range GigaPoP (FRGP) and the Utah
Education Network (UEN) for managing regional
connectivity (including peering) and potentially other
related regional IT projects


Summit


Initial members: FRGP and UEN


Open to other aggregating members over time


Governance:


Summit Policy Oversight Committee (SPOC)


Summit Technical Operations Committee (STOC)


I2

Router

KC

I2

WDM

SLC

I2

WDM

Denver

I2

WDM

KC

I2

Router

SLC

UEN

Switch

SLC

UEN

Router

SLC

FRGP

Switch

Denver

FRGP

Router

Denver


10Gbps

Future topology (late spring 2009)

1)
10Gbps primary IP connection to
Internet2 Network (IP) in SLC

2)
10Gbps backup IP connection
from Denver to Kansas City

3)
10Gbps dedicated wavelength
between Denver and SLC for
Summit use

4)
Internet2 DCN connection
(2.5Gbps) for Northrop Grumman
in Denver (not shown)

Western Region Networking (WRN)


A parallel discussion going on regarding possibility of a
larger Western affinity group


An opportunity to improve network service for “the West”:


Arizona


California


Colorado


Idaho


New Mexico


Utah


Washington


Wyoming

WRN


Intra
-
region peering


NLR and Internet2 services


Back each other up (provide diverse layer 2 and 3 if on
-
net
failures)


Efficient and cost
-
effective commodity and Transit Rail
(TR) and Commercial Peering Service (CPS) connections

Colorado Telehealth Network
(CTN)


The FCC Rural Health Care Pilot Program (RHCPP)


Colorado received two awards:


Colorado Health Care Connections (CHCC; from
Colorado Hospital Association (CHA))


Rocky Mountain Healthcare Network (RMHN; from
Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council (CBHC))

CTN


Governance:


IT Advisory Council


Architecture Task Force


Membership and AUP Task Force


Medical Advisory Council


Business Advisory Council


EAGLE
-
Net (EN)


Enhanced Education Gateway Learning Environment
Network



Development of:


Student Systems


electronic content / curriculum
access for students and teachers


Teacher Development


professional development and
IT systems


Information Systems Coordination


networking,
applications and data management


Also K
-
12 support for videoconferencing, distance
learning, and consortium based cost
-
sharing on a statewide
level.


E
-
rate options


White paper draft posted at www.checoweb.org (or current
from reference link)

Stimulus


American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)


National Telecommunications and Information
Administration (NTIA)


Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP)


U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Utilities
Services (RUS)


Lots of examples and update sites in reference section

others tracking?

References

FRGP: www.frgp.net


UPoP: upop.ucar.edu


CTN: www.cotelehealth.com


EN: www.co
-
eaglenet.net


The Quilt, Inc: www.thequilt.net


UCAR: www.ucar.edu


NCAR: www.ncar.ucar.edu

References

NLR: www.nlr.net


Internet2: www.internet2.edu


SEGP: k20.internet2.edu/about/segp and



www.internet2.edu/k20


CRDC: www.ruralcolorado.org


NWSC: www.cisl.ucar.edu/nwsc

CTN References

CBHC: cbhc.org


CHA: www.cha.com


USAC RHCPP: www.usac.org/rhc
-
pilot
-
program


Internet2 HNI: www.internet2.edu/health/hni/



Stimulus related references

broadbandcensus.com


www.internet2.edu/government/stimulus


www.educause.edu/Resources/Browse/EconomicStimulus/3
4622


www.grants.gov


www.dowlohnes.com/News/Detail.aspx?newsid=150


www.silicon
-
flatirons.org/events.php?id=641

Stimulus related references

www.colorado.gov/recovery


www.ntia.doc.gov/broadbandgrants


www.recovery.gov


online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/info
-
STIMULUS0903.html


www.cra.org/ccc/docs/init/Unleashing.pdf

Contact information

me: jcustard (at) ucar.edu or tinyurl.com/jcustard


FRGP: frgp
-
eng (at) ucar.edu


UPoP: upop
-
eng (at) ucar.edu

Discussion / wrap
-
up

Questions?