Summer 2006 ESCC/Internet2 Joint Techs Workshop

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Dark fiber acquisition and implementation by Merit Network

Time 07/17/06 02:50PM-03:15PM

Session Abstract

Merit Network is Michigan's research and education network and Internet2 GigaPoP. Merit is currently engaged in a long-term transition to owned fiber for its backbone network and links to other networks. In this presentation Merit engineers will review recent activity in acquiring, building and lighting dark fiber within Michigan and beyond, including connections in Chicago; with ORION in Ontario, Canada; and with other regional networks.


Speaker Bob Stovall Merit Network, Inc.

Speaker Bert Rossi Merit Network, Inc.

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