Distribute routing core across campus to minimize single point of catastrophic network failure.
Build redundant network links between the Network Aggregation Points (NAPs) and to critical buildings.
Upgrade 20 year-old multi-mode fiber and install single-mode fiber to prepare for multi-Gigabit network speeds.
Build Next Generation PennNet infrastructure to prepare for future technologies and convergence.
Develop revised strategy in light of likely reduced funding for project in future.
To continue to provide “cutting-edge” network connectivity to support Penn’s research, academic and administrative needs.