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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.

 


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PennREN Outages


PennREN Maintenances

  • Maintenance - PennREN Backbones BUBL-PSUP, BKNL-LKHV, BKNL-UCKB, LKHV-PSUP, LHUC-PSUP, and Core BKNL-PSUP - The backbones from Bucknell University Bertrand Library to Penn State University Park, from Bucknell University to Lockhaven University, from Bucknell University to Union County Keystone Building, from Lockhaven University to Penn State University Park, from Lock Haven University Clearfield to Penn State University Park, and the core circuits from Bucknell University to Penn State University Park will be unavailable while Crown Castle performs maintenance. An outage of up to one (1) hour is expected. The entire window is reserved.
  • Maintenance - PennREN Backbones SHIP-WIND, FMHS-WIND, RBCM-WIND, RBCM-RBCS, RBCA-SHIP, PSDN-PSHY, Core PSHY-WIND, and ACMA-NBRD - The backbones from Shippensburg University to Windstream Communications, from Fannett-Metal Senior High School to Windstream Communications, from Rural Broadband Coop McAlevys Fort to Rural Broadband Coop Shirleysburg, from Rural Broadband Coop McAlevys Fort to Windstream Communications, from Rural Broadband Coop Allensville to Shippensburg University, and from Penn State Dickinson to Penn State Hershey, as well as the core circuits from Penn State Hershey to Windstream Communications and from Allegheny Center Mall to 401 North Broad Street will be unavailable while Crown Castle Engineers perform maintenance. An outage of up to one hour is expected. The entire window is reserved. Multi-homed traffic will reroute.
  • Maintenance - PennREN Core Node NBRD - The core node at 401 North Broad Street will be unavailable while PennREN Engineers perform software maintenance. An outage is expected. The entire window is reserved. Multi-homed traffic will reroute.

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