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Network infrastructure

About

The SCS network employs a high-availability campus infrastructure, leveraging a dual-core design with multiple, redundant 10Gb uplinks the campus network. Newell-Simon Hall, Gates-Hillman Centers, and segments of Wean Hall have 10Gb uplinks to the SCS core routers. Every end-host connection is 10/100/1000Mbps capable.

There is no firewall between the SCS network and the rest of the world.

Click here to view a diagram of the SCS network. (JPG, about 220KB)

Our Internet connection

SCS has multiple 10Gb uplinks to the Carnegie Mellon campus network. CMU has a 10Gb link to Internet2 and other research networks via 3ROX, and dual 400Mb links (via Sprint and Level3) to the commodity internet.

Additional information

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CMU internet connectivity
Details about our internet connection from Carnegie Mellon Network services.
Internet2
A high-performance backbone network used by the research and education community.