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Building the Janet Access Infrastructure

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Neil Shewry

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Building the Janet Access Infrastructure

  1. 1. Building the Janet Access Infrastructure Neil Shewry Head of Network Delivery
  2. 2. Scale of the task  The problem:
  3. 3. Scale of the task  The problem:  Need to replace….  1000 customers  1500 connections  300 infrastructure links  120 points of presence
  4. 4. Scale of the task  The solution:
  5. 5. Scale of the task  The solution:  Split into ≈20 separate projects  Spread over 4 years  Common design  Common delivery  Avoid doing it again for at least 7-10 years!
  6. 6. The Process Build TransitionDesign Buy
  7. 7. Design – Buy – Build – Transition
  8. 8. Design – Buy – Build – Transition
  9. 9. Design – Buy – Build – Transition
  10. 10. Design – Buy – Build – Transition
  11. 11. Design – Buy – Build – Transition  Customer resilience
  12. 12. Design – Buy – Build – Transition  Customer resilience
  13. 13. Design – Buy – Build – Transition
  14. 14. Design – Buy – Build – Transition  Dark fibre framework • Fibre, co-location  Equipment framework • Optical, Ethernet, Professional services  Regulated products • Circuits, co-location  Other frameworks • Circuits, equipment, co-location
  15. 15. Design – Buy – Build – Transition
  16. 16. Design – Buy – Build – Transition  Delivery of fibre  Delivery of circuits  Delivery of PoPs  Installation of equipment  Plumbing it all together  Testing  Ready For Service  This is business as usual
  17. 17. Design – Buy – Build – Transition
  18. 18. Design – Buy – Build – Transition  New regional infrastructure  New access circuit(s)  New Ethernet device(s)  Same (or enhanced) set of services  Migrate from old to new  at a time that suits you  This is business as usual
  19. 19. Design – Buy – Build – Transition  Continual improvement – trying to be more efficient  Migration within 30 days is normal  Last year migration delays cost Jisc (and therefore the community) over £80,000  We appreciate your support in this area
  20. 20. Design – Buy – Build – Transition – Operate
  21. 21. Design – Buy – Build – Transition – Operate  Fibre/circuit support arrangements  same as usual  Equipment support arrangements  at PoP sites ‘4hr + engineer’  at customer sites ‘4hr parts only’  slightly different process  test fault calls planned  we’ll be monitoring this
  22. 22. Design – Buy – Build – Transition – Operate  Spares coverage
  23. 23. Design – Buy – Build – Transition – Operate  Spares coverage
  24. 24. How are we getting on?  2 regions in build  South  South West  Lots of regions in design  Midlands  London  East (Anglia)  North West  Scotland  Thinking about the rest
  25. 25. South
  26. 26. South West
  27. 27. Midlands
  28. 28. Questions?

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