Presentation on theme: "State Networks and Internet2 Heather Boyles Steve Corbató StateNets CEO Meeting Park City, Utah 1 August 2006."— Presentation transcript:
State Networks and Internet2 Heather Boyles Steve Corbató StateNets CEO Meeting Park City, Utah 1 August 2006
Presenter’s Name StateNets in the Internet2 Community ….or why we’re here Continue to be interested in State Networks’ issues, concerns, opinions, challenges Heather Bruning - SEGP program Ann West - middleware The Internet2 community needs your input on the future of national advanced research and education networking
Presenter’s Name State Networks and the National Advanced R&E Networking Community Critical role for state, multi-state and metro networks in 3 tier backbone, regional, campus structure Facilities-based state networks provide opportunity to support multiple networks, services Ability and opportunity to connect diverse set of institutions/organizations – university, school, public, corporate, etc.
Presenter’s Name Issues, Opportunities for Input Who is the Internet2 community? Membership model review ~11 state or regional networks members in Affiliate category now More explicit home for state/regional networks Facilitate/Coordinate/Support activities for state and regional networks Existing: FiberCo, Quilt support, NTNC hosting, Joint Techs, other workshops More: best practices business/operational models for facilities-based networks, economic development issues SIG
Presenter’s Name Fora for Input Governance/Nominations committee Being formed – Diana Natalicio chair Will send names of committee members once finalized NPPAC membership subcommittee Meeting today McCredie, Ford, Krugman, Lambert, McMillan, Luker, Suess http://www.internet2.edu/about/governance/nppac.html Community Design Workshop in Indianapolis – formed Network Advisory Group Paul Schopis chairing NTAC – a la MACE working group convening ability, IETF in technical review process
Presenter’s Name Opportunities for input related to the new Internet2 network infrastructure and policies Intention with new network to promote, encourage, cajole aggregation Even more critical role for statenets Agreement with Level3 means community can decide usage policies with almost no going-in restrictions Statenets are front line for variety of institutions – new network participation model