Network Core Lifecycle Upgrade

February 9, 2020

This effort is scheduled for completion in summer 2020.

Project Summary

Regular lifecycle equipment upgrades to core network equipment will be performed as the service is moved to NAP-M and the NAP-PRC refit. The value of the project is maintaining a performant, secure, vendor supported, and compliant network service that connects all buildings on campus to each other and the Internet. (Current equipment will soon be unsupported.)

  • Architectural design review has been completed
  • Equipment has arrived.
  • NOC-B installation, Phase 1 completed.
  • NAP-M installation, Phase 2 mostly complete (few remaining sites to be transistioned during summer inter-session maintenance).
  • NAP-PRC installation, Phase 3, is pending completion of NAP-PRC facility upgrades.