Rob Vietzke, VP I2 Network Services
Abundant Bandwidth: 100G+ nationwide backbone;
Programmable Native OpenFlow w/virtual slices
Support for data-intensive science
Interconnected with public Internet
Full 18 months of solid experience
45 petabytes per month on the network, expecting to hit 50 pb/month this month.
fUpgraded first couple of links from 100 Gb to 200 Gb.
New NEtwork Initiatives: NEREN/NOX for ME, VT, NH; Arizona Sun Corridor; CAAREN (DC area); NIH
19 connections upgraded to 100G this year, 18 new AL2S nodes
Innovation Platform Success Stories – 31 campuses, 10 regionals, 76 NSF CC-NIE awardees, I2 has done five “Operating Innovative Network” workshops
Big Data, Cloud, SDN, and HPC collaborations
Network analytics – I2 Deepfield Network Analytics allows designated member admins to analyze I2 use; Enhanced perfSONAR deployment assures network & cloud resources performance
TransitRail Peering Service – Strategic relationship with key content and network peers enables innovation.
Global Partnerships – Global Content Delivery Pilot out of Singapore, With Duke, Chicago, Florida International and NYU.
Global Partnerships – Arabian Global Educational Open Exchange (AGE-OX) to open in Fujairah, UAE, led by national network Anakbut in Fujairah. 10G connectivity to I2 in Singapore and future links to I2 in Europe/Americs.