When services are offered by the market, SURF gradually withdraws them
Production Phasing out Technology development Customer requirements Plan for feasibility study Business case & SD plan Introduction of service Large-scale service provision Phasing out of service Ceasing service Feedback Based on innovation projects (GigaPort, SURFworks, SURFnet/Kennisnet) Based on operations Technology Scouting User research Feasibility study Service development Encouraging Use & Support 1 2 3 4 5 6
Development in bandwidth From 9.6 Kbit/s with SURFnet1 up to 720 Gbit/s for SURFnet6.
Lightpaths for heavy users Large Hadron Collider (LHC) e-Very Large Baseline Interferometry LOw Frequency Array (LOFAR) DAS-3/StarPlane DigiBOB
# users Bandwidth requirements A B C For the Netherlands 2007 ∑ A = ∑ B = ∑ C ≈ 250 Gb/s However: • A -> all connects • B -> on several • C -> just a few (LHC, LOFAR) A. Lightweight users B. Business/grid applications C. E-Science applications C. de Laat, UvA