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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 Backbone ACMA-PSBR - The backbone from Allegheny Center Mall to Penn State Beaver will be unavailable while Crown Castle Engineers perform maintenance. An outage of up to 2 hours is expected and the entire window is reserved. Multi-homed traffic will reroute.
  • Maintenance - PennREN Vendor Comcast - The last mile circuit for Centre County Federation of Public Libraries in Phillipsburg, Schlow, Centre Hall, and Bellefonte will be unavailable while Comcast Engineers perform maintenance. An outage of up to 5 hours is expected and the entire window is reserved.
  • Maintenance - PennREN Backbones BCCC-SLIP, ACMA-PSBR, PSBR-SLIP, CCBC-SLIP, and Core ACMA-SLIP - The backbones from Butler County Community College to Slippery Rock University, from Allegheny Center Mall to Penn State Beaver, from Penn State Beaver to Slippery Rock University, from Community College of Beaver County to Slippery Rock University, and the core circuits from Allegheny Center Mall to Slippery Rock University will be unavailable while Crown Castle Engineers perform maintenance. An outage of up to 3 hours is expected. The entire window is reserved. Multi-homed traffic will reroute.
  • Maintenance - PennREN Backbones KUTZ-PSGV, KUTZ-PSSL, PSLV-PSSL, LCCC-PSBK, LCCC-RACC, and LCCC-MAWC - The backbones from Kutztown University to Penn State Great Valley, from Kutztown University to Penn State Schuylkill, from Penn State Lehigh Valley to Penn State Schuylkill, from Lehigh Carbon Community College to Penn State Berks, from Lehigh Carbon Community College to Reading Area Community College, and from Lehigh Carbon Community College to MAW Communications will be unavailable while Crown Castle Engineers perform maintenance. An outage of up to one hour is expected and the entire window is reserved. Multi-homed traffic will reroute.

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