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May
2022

Q&A with Jim Stewart: UETN Among the ‘First to 400G’ on Internet2’s Network

By Amber Rasche

Internet2 recently unveiled its fifth-generation backbone, known as the Next Generation Infrastructure (NGI). NGI interconnects with 37 state and regional networks and serves every state in the U.S. Among these 37 are the first five to upgrade to 400 gigabits per second connectivity: Florida LambdaRail, Indiana GigaPOP, Mid-Atlantic Crossroads,…

16
Aug
2021

Internet2 Next Generation Infrastructure Update: First Member Traffic Moved onto the New Backbone, Remaining Service Migrations Planned Over Next Six Weeks

By Chris Wilkinson, Internet2 Network Services Director of Planning and Architecture

Internet2 last week migrated the first of its member connections onto the Next Generation Infrastructure (NGI). This major milestone marks the start of member traffic flow onto the new Internet2 backbone, following the successful completion of the NGI shim phase. Working with teams at the…