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HPIIS Performance Review October 25, 2000 Jim Williams

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. Europe. Russia and South America to the Science Technology and Research Transit Access Point (STAR TAP) and the leading US high performance research and education networks.I N D I A N A U N I V E R S I T Y The Global Research Network Operations Center (Global NOC) at Indiana University manages the international network connections from advanced research and education networks in the Asia/Pacific.

I N D I A N A Global NOC ‡ Benefits ± Cost efficiencies ± Leverage ± Project cooperation U N I V E R S I T Y ‡ NOC specifics ± NOC Web pages ± NOC functions ‡ Future plans .

I N D I A N A Cost efficiencies Given the existing 24x7x365 IU and Abilene NOCs« ‡ Global NOC operational model is based on: ± offering a template of services ± assigning an area specialist for each network ± cross training for all staff on all shifts ‡ Both fixed and marginal costs to add a new network are limited and quantifiable U N I V E R S I T Y .

‡ Efficiencies of common NOC personnel U N I V E R S I T Y . STAR TAP and Abilene and the partner networks.I N D I A N A Leverage ‡ Leverages NSF investment in HPIIS Program funded connections to provide a single integrated source of NOC support ‡ Ability to access the best technical personnel from Indiana University.

I N D I A N A Project Cooperation ‡ Common HPIIS external appearance ± Coordinated reports ± Coordinated Web pages U N I V E R S I T Y ‡ Shared tool development ‡ Cooperative engineering interaction .

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startap.euro-link.transpac.org/ MIRnet http://noc.edu/ .ampath.net/ Euro-Link http://noc.org/ AMPATH http://noc.mirnet.net/ U N I V E R S I T Y ‡ Abilene http://www.abilene.iu.org/ STAR TAP http://noc.I N D I A N A Tour of Global NOC Web pages ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ TransPAC http://noc.

resolution Report generation. distribution. maintenance Tool development. monitoring. archiving Web page development. maintenance U N I V E R S I T Y .I N D I A N A Global NOC Functions ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Problem reporting.

edu U N I V E R S I T Y .I N D I A N A Illustration of NOC functions ‡ Network Performance ‡ http://globalnoc.edu ‡ Network Reporting ‡ http://globalnoc.iu.iu.

I N D I A N A Global NOC Future Plans ‡ Continued Web page development ‡ Packaging and deployment of MIRnet traffic analysis tool ‡ Deployment of Abilene multicast tools ‡ NOC process analysis U N I V E R S I T Y .

Canarie.I N D I A N A Global NOC Future Plans (continued) ‡ Closer linkage between other NOCs (vBNS. ESNET. APAN) to increase tool sharing and process cooperation ‡ Closer linkage with national tool and measurement efforts ‡ Development of NOC Knowledge Base U N I V E R S I T Y .

iu.I N D I A N A U N I V E R S I T Y http://globalnoc.edu .edu/ williams@iu.

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