GigaPOP CA*net 3 National Optical Internet Vancouver Calgary Regina Winnipeg Ottawa Montreal Toronto Halifax St. Johns Fredericton Charlottetown ORAN BCnet Netera SRnet MRnet ONet RISQ ACORN Chicago STAR TAP CA*net 3 Primary Route Seattle New York CA*net 3 Diverse Route Deployed a 4 channel CWDM Gigabit Ethernet network – 400 km Deploying a 4 channel Gigabit Ethernet transparent optical DWDM– 1500 km Multiple Customer Owned Dark Fiber Networks connecting universities and schools - 3500km Consortium Partners: Bell Nexxia Nortel Cisco JDS Uniphase Alcatel Condo Fiber Network linking all universities and hospital
CA*net 3 Status All GigaPOPs and regional networks connected and operational ORANs up and running in Nfld, PEI, Quebec, Alberta Announcements expected shortly for ORANs in BC, Manitoba, Ontario and Nova Scotia, New Brunswick 360network connection to Europe and NY through Dalhousie coming soon Will make Canada & Dalhousie global hub for most international research traffic Several US networks and universities looking to connect directly to CA*net 3 NYSERnet to be completed shortly UoMinnesota in discussions Traffic volumes exceeding 500 Mbps peak on all links Network expected to be reach peak capacity by September with on-going WDD trials and HDTV sessions between UoCalgary and McGill Numerous countries have built or plan to build networks modeled on CA*net 3 and proposed CA*net 4 Chile, Brazil, Poland, SURFnet, Greece Czech Republic, Australia, CENIC, NYSERnet, Quilt Over 200 university & research institutions and 2000 school connected Over 2000 schools connected Over 50 International peers and over 20 International transit networks
Internet Transit Service Internet 2 and CANARIE offering research transit, e.g. Europe (DANTE) or Asia to US agency networks – NASA, NREN Australia to Europe (DANTE) Korea to STAR TAP Will promote international collaboration in advanced research New 360network donation through Dalhousie (Halifax) will significantly enhance Canadas participation as a global hub for advanced networks
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