IRON Aggregation Sites Northern Idaho –Coeur d’Alene –Moscow –Lewiston Southeastern Idaho –Rupert –American Falls –Pocatello –Idaho Falls –St. Anthony –Challis –Hailey –Twin Falls Southwestern Idaho –McCall –Meridian –Boise –Hagerman Neighboring States –Spokane, WA –Pullman, WA –Richland, WA –Portland, OR –Salt Lake City, UT 10 Local access and/or backhaul to IRON Aggregation Sites are provided by local wired and wireless carriers. Call IRON to discuss pre-negotiated rates for these services for carriers marked with an asterisk (*).
Access to IRON Local Loop and/or Backhaul to IRON Aggregation Sites (See Previous Slide!) Southern Idaho Treasure Valley –AFS* –Integra –Qwest –Syringa Networks* –TW Telecom* SW and SE Idaho –Frontier Communications –Qwest –Syringa Networks* –Fairpoint Communications* Northern Idaho Coeur d’Alene, Sandpoint and Bonners Ferry –180Networks* –Frontier Communications –TW Telecom –XO Communications –Zayo Enterprise Networks Clearwater Valley –First Step Wireless* –Frontier Communications –XO Communications 11 Local access and/or backhaul to IRON Aggregation sites are provided by local wired and wireless carriers. Call IRON to discuss pre-negotiated rates for these services for carriers marked with an asterisk (* See next slide!).
12 Where is IRON Today? Idaho’s own RON with a high-speed North/South and East/West backbone with extra capacity Aggregator of services from proven commercial providers at R&E discounted pricing –Level 3 Communications –Syringa Networks –360 Networks –First Step Wireless –Fairpoint Communications –AFS Communications –XO Communications Connected to Charter Associates representing –90% of Higher Ed Students In Idaho –Two largest research facilities in PNW with 8,000 Employees –46 community hospitals and specialty health care facilities Access to Tier 1 Commodity Internet Providers (Level 3, NTT, GX) Access to Inter2net and NLR via Surrounding RON’s Access to International R&E Fabric via NLR and Inter2net
IRON Connectors as of 7/20/2010 Telcos –National (Qwest, Level 3, 360, XO, TW Telecom) –Regional (Syringa, Fairpoint, 180, AFS) National R&E Networks –Internet 2 –National Lambda Rail Other RON’s –Pacific Northwest GigaPOP –Utah Education Network Research Facilities –Idaho National Laboratory –PNNL Idaho Education Network –84 High Schools Idaho Hospital Ass’n. –St. Joseph’s RMC –West Valley Regional M.C. –Eastern Idaho Med. Ctr. Higher Ed –University of Idaho Moscow Idaho Falls Boise Coeur d’Alene Post Falls –Boise State University –BYU-Idaho –WSU (4 campuses) 13