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    1. 1. Internet2 Network Services Steve Cotter, Director Network Services Internet2 Community Design Workshop 15, 16 June 2006 Indianapolis, IN
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Clarification of AUP </li></ul><ul><li>Internet2 Network Services </li></ul><ul><li>Internet2 WaveCo </li></ul><ul><li>Internet2 FiberCo </li></ul><ul><li>Internet2 Network Observatory </li></ul><ul><li>Internet2 National Content Exchange Fabric </li></ul><ul><li>Internet2 HealthNet </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Commodity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VoIP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Others </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Partnerships </li></ul>
    3. 3. CAVEAT <ul><li>It should be noted that all services and pricing discussed today have not been evaluated, commented on, and finalized by Internet2’s advisory councils. </li></ul><ul><li>This will occur once service models and pricing structures have been finalized following input from the community. </li></ul>Internet2 Network Services
    4. 4. Non-Restrictive Acceptable Use Policy <ul><li>“… nothing in this Agreement shall be construed to prohibit or restrict Internet2’s ability to use the dedicated waves in a manner consistent with its charitable and educational purposes within the meaning of Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3) organization, provided that the dedicated waves shall be used for research, governmental or educational purposes or for collaboration with or among Internet2 or its members.” </li></ul>Internet2 Network Services
    5. 5. Internet2 Network Services <ul><li>Connection package: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 - 10G connections to grooming box </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1 for Internet2 IP Network </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1 for Internet2 Dynamic Network </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Additional Pt-2-Pt waves extra </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can offer cost-effective connections at secondary sites for redundancy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Migration path for lower-speed connectors: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can support OC-3, OC-12, OC-48 connections for limited time </li></ul></ul></ul>Internet2 Network Services Pt-2-Pt On-net wave services backed by industry standard SLAs! 5% 30:00:01 – 36:00:00 10% 42:00:01 or greater 7.5% 36:00:01 – 42:00:00 2.5% 24:00:01 – 30:00:00 0 00:00:01 – 24:00:00 Service Level Credit Cumulative Unavailability per Calendar Month
    6. 6. Internet2 Network Services <ul><li>IP: 500 Mbps commodity bundled in to direct connection cost </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Additional commodity extra </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dynamic: Ability to dynamically provision point-2-point or point-2-multipoint sub- λ circuits </li></ul>Internet2 Network Services
    7. 7. Internet2 Network Services <ul><li>Dynamic: Ability to dynamically provision point-2-point or point-2-multipoint sub- λ circuits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free short-term, dynamically provisioned, deterministic STS-1 granularity circuits – subject to blocking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guaranteed long-term circuits – price determined by distance, speed, duration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Example 1: 5G circuit, Boston-NYC for 1 month: ~$1,400 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Example 2: 2G circuit, DC-Sunnyvale for 1 week: ~$1,200 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Long-term waves for a minimum of 1 year with guaranteed SLAs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Example: 10G wave, Houston-El Paso for 1 yr: ~$76,000 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Can provide ultra-high availability waves (protected) utilizing Infinera protection capabilities </li></ul>Internet2 Network Services
    8. 8. Internet2 WaveCo <ul><li>Ability to provide OC-X and DS-X circuits beyond the Internet2 Network footprint </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Extends community reach well beyond backbone – available to RONs to reach members where dark fiber isn’t cost-effective </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On-Level 3 to On-Level 3: per contract, priced at Level 3’s best commercial rate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On-Level 3 to Off-Level 3: per contract, priced at Level 3’s third-party costs +15% (OC-X) or +25% (DS-X) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>You don’t need to wait until the new network is built – we can offer on-net and off-net waves today! </li></ul>Internet2 Network Services
    9. 9. Internet2 FiberCo <ul><li>2 yr continuation of original agreement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Same 20 yr IRU contract as before </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Same O&M contract – 5 yr renewable terms </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dark fiber footprint expanded: now includes WilTel, ICG, Progress, Telcove and LookingGlass fiber </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Long-haul fiber – 33,000 route miles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>150 markets </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Metro fiber – 22,000 route miles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>110 markets </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Over 5,000 on-net buildings </li></ul></ul></ul>Internet2 Network Services
    10. 10. Internet2 FiberCo <ul><li>Pricing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Long-haul fiber: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>$850/strand mile for 20 yr IRU </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>$200/route mile annual O&M </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colo: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Terminal sites: $800/rack MRC (30 amps included), $2500 NRC </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Amp sites: $600/rack MRC (10 amps included), $2500 NRC </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Additional power: $150/10 amps </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Metro fiber: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tiered structure based on market (inquire for details on specific market) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cross-connects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Within I2 suite: free </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>If outside I2 suite: $250 MRC, $500 NRC </li></ul></ul></ul>Internet2 Network Services
    11. 11. Internet2 FiberCo <ul><li>Professional Services: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-Installation Support: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Level 3’s optical engineers and network designers will perform network architecture and route design, transmission engineering and optronics requirements determination, conduct fiber characterizations. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Installation and Implementation Services: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Manage build-out logistics; conduct detailed site engineering and installation prep, perform site and route staging and test and turn-up services; route commissioning and as-built documentation. </li></ul></ul></ul>Internet2 Network Services
    12. 12. Internet2 FiberCo <ul><li>Professional Services cont’d: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Order Management and Asset Tracking: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Order entry and asset inventory; development of processes and procedures for provisioning inventory, billing and orders. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Level 3 will work with customer to eventually migrate services to university/RON NOC as they gain necessary experience. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>24 x 7 x 365 Operations Support (Shared NOC): </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Including network monitoring and maintenance management; fault isolation and troubleshooting, field services dispatching; provisioning and lifecycle engineering; service initiation, sparing requirements, equipment maintenance. </li></ul></ul></ul>Internet2 Network Services
    13. 13. Internet2 Network Observatory <ul><li>Our ability to access the Infinera equipment, with its unique performance monitoring capabilities (dense OEO), will provide a rich set of data for network researchers – extending the Abilene Observatory onto the new Network </li></ul><ul><li>Subgroup has been formed to create a goals document for performance monitoring at multiple levels </li></ul><ul><li>Looking to form a Working Group </li></ul>Internet2 Network Services
    14. 14. Internet2 National Content Exchange Fabric <ul><li>Recently approved changes to Abilene CoU allow us to immediately begin exploring the creation of a national content exchange fabric </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Changes allow commodity offerings, for access to content, and to commercial service offerings that support research and education </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Intent is to intelligently pursue peerings with key content providers at multiple exchange points around the country </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Seeking the right balance between content value, commodity savings and network costs </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. Internet2 National Content Exchange Fabric <ul><li>Steve Wallace, IU, assigned to explore potential peering relationships with content providers </li></ul><ul><li>Discussions are already underway </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Analyzing how the different content providers’ traffic would impact member connections before turning on the spigots </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. Internet2 HealthNet <ul><li>Currently engaged in discussions with members of the healthcare community to use part of the Internet2 Network infrastructure as a shared, secure network for healthcare facilities, teaching hospitals and pharmaceuticals to collaborate using advanced networking technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Potential for implementation of a L1VPN that leverages GMPLS that would be part of a collaboration between Infinera and the community </li></ul>Internet2 Network Services
    17. 17. Commercial Services: Commodity <ul><li>Changes to the CoU mean Internet2 could offer high-quality IP services from Level 3 and at least 1 other carrier at aggregated prices </li></ul><ul><li>This could also be done on the new Internet2 Network </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Start with 10 GE interfaces (rate limited initially) at a minimum of 3 locations around the country and then add more as transit needs grow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tier 1 & 2 peerings could be pursued to drive down costs </li></ul></ul>Internet2 Network Services
    18. 18. Commercial Services: Commodity <ul><li>Goals of Offering Settlement-free I1 Peering & Transit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase the Network’s value through expanded connectivity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ensure net neutrality via direct connections to content and service providers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide researchers with realistic routing data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preserve Abilene-like performance and reliability </li></ul></ul>Internet2 Network Services
    19. 19. Commercial Services: Commodity <ul><li>Risks of Offering Settlement-free I1 Peering & Transit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Change of focus may equal loss of focus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engineering congestion-free backbone not as simple </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>May complicate routing configuration for Connector </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Likely to increase incidence of network-based attacks over R & E networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>May upset local and regional ISPs </li></ul></ul>Internet2 Network Services
    20. 20. Commercial Services: Commodity <ul><li>Consequences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>May require more resilient connections to the new Network (Network now becomes part of your commodity infrastructure) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>QoS queuing mechanisms may be required to insure that traditional performance is maintained for R&E to R&E traffic. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>May affect connector network architecture and design </li></ul></ul>Internet2 Network Services
    21. 21. Commercial Services: Commodity <ul><li>Design Principles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Must be easy for connectors to opt in or out (BGP community based?) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Must be easy for connectors to monitor their usage by traffic type (e.g., I2, commodity transit, settlement-free peering, etc). </li></ul></ul>Internet2 Network Services
    22. 22. Commercial Services: VoIP <ul><li>Could provide access to commercial VoIP services through the Internet2 Network to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide low-cost long-distance termination, local inbound, E-911, ... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Continue Internet2’s WG efforts on SIP.EDU </li></ul></ul>Internet2 Network Services
    23. 23. Commercial Services: VoIP <ul><li>Advantages could include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to purchase existing services from a wider range of providers who may not currently have a local presence; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to purchase new services that are not currently available locally from any provider; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A more competitive market for services that would reduce costs relative to existing contracts (&quot;Voice Quilt&quot;?); </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reductions in local and long-distance TDM access trunks; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Converge, flatten and simplify voice and data networks: reduce capital expenditures, management overhead; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Level 3 will have a CALEA solution consistent with FCC mandates implemented to by the May 2007 deadline. </li></ul></ul>Internet2 Network Services
    24. 24. Commercial Services: VoIP Service Models <ul><li>Voice solution needs can vary based on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Size of university </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Small & private vs. large & public </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Current IT and/or telecom capabilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Minimal system or staffing support, vs. integrated, highly-sophisticated systems with large staffs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Application & end-user needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dorm vs. offices </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students vs. faculty </li></ul></ul></ul>Internet2 Network Services
    25. 25. Commercial Services: VoIP Service Models <ul><li>There are various options, including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosted services through Level 3 reseller (appropriate for smaller customers and deployments) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Through service provider enhancing / reselling Level 3 VoIP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Through service provider using own network (and peering with the Internet2 Network) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Direct integration of Level 3 VoIP with campus </li></ul></ul>Internet2 Network Services
    26. 26. b.edu a.edu 800 800 VoIP server / gateway TDM voice switch IP transport TDM transport PSTN Internet2 Network Services Internet2 Network ITSP RON RON ITSP
    27. 27. Commercial Services: Production Video <ul><li>Can utilize the RONs’ and I2 Network’s infrastructures to save costs on Level 3’s Vyvx services: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Video conferencing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive webcasting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Streaming distribution (domestic & international) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Live events (sporting events) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Formats: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 – 22 Mbps Fiber Video Transport (MPEG-2) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>45 Mbps Fiber Video Transport (DV45) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>213 Mbps Fiber Video Transport (ASI) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>270 Mbps Fiber Video Transport (SDI, SDTi) </li></ul></ul>Internet2 Network Services
    28. 28. Commercial Services: Production Video <ul><li>US locations: Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Miami, Minneapolis, New Orleans, New York, Orlando, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington DC, Los Angeles, Denver, Atlanta </li></ul>Vyvx Fiber Video Network VYVX FIBER VIDEO NETWORK 45 Mbps & MPEG-2 Compressed PAL/NTSC pass-through at ASI level 8 & 18 Mbps London to/from US Vyvx 8 & 18 Mbps, HD Tokyo to/from US Vyvx 8, 18, 20 & 45 Mbps Canada to/from US Vyvx VYVX
    29. 29. Leveraging Partnerships <ul><li>Establish a framework for collaboration - quarterly executive and technical staff meetings with technology partners to freely exchange ideas and set priorities on mutual objectives/new services </li></ul><ul><li>Level 3 will appoint a representative from the business unit to assist the community with taking new services from concept to production </li></ul><ul><li>Welcome the inclusion of other technology partners from industry and the community </li></ul>Internet2 Network Services