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PennREN Network Operations Center

PennREN is the Pennsylvania statewide Research, Education, and Community Network owned and operated by The Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER). PennREN is KINBER's first initiative funded in part by a $99.6 million grant from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration and has delivered a statewide platform for connecting members and participants through facilities based fiber-optic networking. Institutions across Pennsylvania can utilize PennREN’s services for advancing their initiatives while KINBER provider and service partners can offer open access for expanding broadband access across the commonwealth. PennREN currently lights over 1,800 miles of fiber on a middle-mile network that connects over 90 locations.

 

 

PennREN Outages

  • Outage Resolved - PennREN Node WCCC - PennREN Node ups01.wccc.net.pennren.net at the Westmoreland County Community College is now available. Westmoreland County Community College Engineers have been contacted and the reason for the outage is a planned power shutdown. Service has been restored.

PennREN Maintenances

  • Maintenance - PennREN Colocation Provider Equinix - Colocation Equinix Ashburn will remain available while Equinix Engineers perform a maintenance. An outage is not expected; however, the entire window is reserved.
  • Maintenance 2 of 2 - PennREN Peer Netflix - Peer Netflix will be unavailable while Netflix Engineers perform firmware upgrade maintenance. Outages are expected and the entire window is reserved.
  • Maintenance - PennREN Colocation Provider Crown Castle (ACMA) - Colocation Allegheny Center Mall will remain available while Crown Castle Engineers perform a maintenance. An outage is not expected; however, the entire window is reserved.
  • Maintenance - PennREN Vendor Equinix - Equinix services will remain available while Equinix and UPS engineers perform annual maintenance. No outages are expected; however, the entire window is reserved.
  • Maintenance - PennREN Vendor Equinix - Vendor Equinix services will remain available while their engineers perform work on UPS System UPS-2. No outages are expected; however, the entire window is reserved.
  • Maintenance - PennREN Vendor Equinix - Equinix services will remain available while Equinix and UPS engineers perform maintenance. No outages are expected; however, the entire window is reserved.
  • Maintenance - PennREN Vendor Equinix - Equinix services will remain available while Equinix and UPS engineers perform maintenance. No outages are expected; however, the entire window is reserved.
  • Maintenance - PennREN Vendor Equinix - Equinix services will remain available while Equinix and UPS engineers perform maintenance. No outages are expected; however, the entire window is reserved.
  • Maintenance - PennREN Vendor Equinix - Equinix services will remain available while Equinix and UPS engineers perform maintenance. No outages are expected; however, the entire window is reserved.
  • Maintenance - PennREN Vendor Equinix - Vendor Equinix services will remain available while their engineers perform work on UPS System UPS-2. No outages are expected; however, the entire window is reserved.

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