We have turned up additional bandwidth traveling over our connection to Paetec Inc. Paetec provides the campus with voice services and until recently they provided 10 meg of internet bandwidth to the campus. We route this traffic over the Five College fiber network, starting at Hampshire and terminating at a router located at 1 Federal St in Springfield, MA. We then travel via fiber leased by Paetec, to Boston and terminate at a router located there.

We have partitioned traffic sending all student traffic out the Paetec link- provisioned at 200 meg. We retain a connection to UMass and route all 5 college traffic as well as administrative traffic (ie: email, servers, DNS, etc) out that leg. The UMass connection is currently 45 meg.

Here is the graph for the new Paetec leg.


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