Presentation on theme: "Wire New Mexico Rio Grande Backbone Project Certification Committee September 23, 2009 Deputy Director Maynard M. Salazar Department Of Information Technology."— Presentation transcript:
Wire New Mexico Rio Grande Backbone Project Certification Committee September 23, 2009 Deputy Director Maynard M. Salazar Department Of Information Technology
2 Wire NM-Rio Grande Backbone Goals and Objectives Provide High Availability and Redundancy of Network Infrastructure Deploy high speed backbone for collaboration between Universities and State Agencies Provide cost effective broadband services in the Gigabit range
Wire NM-Rio Grande Backbone Applications and Uses Disaster Recovery for Network Services Convergence of Voice, Video and Data services that include VOIP and Tele-Conferencing Distance Learning Tele-Medicine Provide alternate transport for 2-way radio communications High speed connectivity to NLR at access points in Albuquerque, NM and El Paso TX High speed connectivity to Encanto (Super Computer) from NMSU, NM Tech
5 Wire NM-Rio Grande Backbone Network Diagram-cont.
Wire NM-Rio Grande Backbone Financial Expenditures $2 million Laws 2004, Chapter 114, Section 8, Sub-section 11 $1,845,751 was expended $154,249 reverted $72k was expended from DoIT Operational Budget
Wire NM-Rio Grande Backbone Lessons Learned Not enough involvement with technical groups at the beginning of the project. Better planning to avoid having to expend funds from Operational Budget instead of from Appropriation.