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1 Florida International UniversityAMPATH AMPATH Julio E. Ibarra Director, AMPATH CIRN Meeting Washington D.C. June 22, 2002 Pathway of the Americas

2 Florida International UniversityAMPATH AMPATH Project Started in March 2000 as a project led by Florida International University (FIU), in collaboration with Global Crossing (GX), to interconnect the National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) in South and Central America, the Caribbean and Mexico to US and non-US NRENs With donations of –10 DS3s and collocation from GX for 3 years –GSR router from Cisco –CBX 500 Carrier Class ATM switch from Lucent –M10 router from Juniper –Collocation in the NAP of the Americas from TWW for 3 years Partial funding from the National Science Foundations Advanced Networking Infrastructure & Research (ANIR) Division Project management and operational support from FIU

3 Florida International UniversityAMPATH International R&E XP in Miami AMPATH serves as the international exchange point in Miami for research and education networks from Latin America to the US Serves as Latin Americas access point to Internet2s Abilene network and non-US NRENs, connecting –REUNA of Chile –RNP of Brazil –RETINA of Argentina –ANSP of Sao Paolo, Brazil Connects US funded projects in the Service Area: –University of Puerto Rico –Arecibo Observatory –Gemini Observatory Experimental connection to StarLight Located in the NAP Of The Americas

4 Fifth Tier-1 NAP Strategically located to serve Latin America, the Caribbean, Southern Europe and Africa Close to major carrier POPs and 7 worldwide undersea cable landings

5 Florida International UniversityAMPATH International Cable Landings

6 Florida International UniversityAMPATH Southern Cone Network (InterSur) Initial Speed 45 Mbps Initial Speed 45 Mbps Backbone Providers: ImpSat, Emergia, Global Crossing Backbone Providers: ImpSat, Emergia, Global Crossing Uruguay: Wireless )10 Mbps) Uruguay: Wireless )10 Mbps) Paraguay: Embratel (2 Mbps) Paraguay: Embratel (2 Mbps) Estimated date of operation March 2003 Estimated date of operation March 2003

7 Current AMPATH Topology

8 Proposed Regional Backbone Topology

9 Florida International UniversityAMPATH June 11 th Meeting in Miami Planning session with NRENs, GX and Terremark to discuss how AMPATH can participate in the formation of the regional backbone in South America Discussed topologies using SDH and MPLS- based technologies –P2P connections, aggregation and interregional connections were important topics of discussion Discussions with Mexico to collaborate in aggregating traffic of Central Americas R&E networks We have an opportunity to create a regional backbone –We welcome your input


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