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Internet 2 The Bottom Line Basics Internet2
Let’s Start With What You Know
It’s A Little Different at Work
The Internet Backbone <ul><li>The “backbone” of the Internet is a series of  high capacity cables connecting key cities ac...
Traffic map
Internet2 Backbone <ul><li>A “private”, VERY high speed network </li></ul><ul><li>Access limited to only 32 providers </li...
Another view of the Abeline Network
Perspective <ul><li>Internet backbone = 45 to 155 Mbps (Million bits per second) </li></ul><ul><li>Abeline backbone = 100 ...
Comparison of Download Times of a movie DVD
Members Only Access <ul><li>Internet2 connects to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Harvard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Univ. of Penn ...
Huh? PSU is members only?
ROUTERS Decide
It’s about  S-P-E-E-D <ul><li>With non-congested, fast connections, activities such as video conferencing, desktop video, ...
And – It’s a Private Party <ul><li>Activities on Internet2 are restricted to members only </li></ul><ul><li>Members  creat...
What’s Happening on I2? <ul><li>Virtual field trips </li></ul><ul><li>Megaconferences  (megaconference, JR) </li></ul><ul>...
What else is happening? <ul><li>Whatever YOU want to happen </li></ul><ul><li>Register on the k20.internet2 site and submi...
For More Information <ul><li>http://www.magpi.net </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.internet2.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://abi...
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  1. 1. Internet 2 The Bottom Line Basics Internet2
  2. 2. Let’s Start With What You Know
  3. 3. It’s A Little Different at Work
  4. 4. The Internet Backbone <ul><li>The “backbone” of the Internet is a series of high capacity cables connecting key cities across the world </li></ul>
  5. 5. Traffic map
  6. 6. Internet2 Backbone <ul><li>A “private”, VERY high speed network </li></ul><ul><li>Access limited to only 32 providers </li></ul><ul><li>FAR fewer sites </li></ul>MAGPI is OUR Internet2 provider
  7. 7. Another view of the Abeline Network
  8. 8. Perspective <ul><li>Internet backbone = 45 to 155 Mbps (Million bits per second) </li></ul><ul><li>Abeline backbone = 100 Gbps (Gigabits per second, or 100 Billion bits per second) </li></ul><ul><li>Perspective: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1 million seconds = 11.574 days </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1,000,000/60/60/24 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1 billion seconds = 31.7 YEARS! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>11.574 days*1000/365 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1 trillion seconds – 317 CENTURIES! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>31.7yrs*1000/100 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Comparison of Download Times of a movie DVD
  10. 10. Members Only Access <ul><li>Internet2 connects to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Harvard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Univ. of Penn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Penn State </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Notre Dame </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Univ. Maine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Temple </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lehigh Univ. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 200 in all </li></ul></ul>Members only
  11. 11. Huh? PSU is members only?
  12. 12. ROUTERS Decide
  13. 13. It’s about S-P-E-E-D <ul><li>With non-congested, fast connections, activities such as video conferencing, desktop video, etc are MUCH smoother </li></ul>
  14. 14. And – It’s a Private Party <ul><li>Activities on Internet2 are restricted to members only </li></ul><ul><li>Members create and participate in activities together </li></ul>Members only
  15. 15. What’s Happening on I2? <ul><li>Virtual field trips </li></ul><ul><li>Megaconferences (megaconference, JR) </li></ul><ul><li>Famous Speaker Series </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Online classes </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing faculty </li></ul><ul><li>“ Planet HipHop2 On The Net” </li></ul>
  16. 16. What else is happening? <ul><li>Whatever YOU want to happen </li></ul><ul><li>Register on the k20.internet2 site and submit a proposal for an idea </li></ul><ul><li>You’ll need video conferencing equipment </li></ul>
  17. 17. For More Information <ul><li>http://www.magpi.net </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.internet2.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://abilene.internet2.edu/ </li></ul>

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