07/31/11 – New Infrastructure Project

July 31st, 2011 by admin Leave a reply »

OSU MCS vNOC has been engaged in installing a new Visual Communications Network Infrastructure that will replace the current audio/video conferencing infrastructure once compelted. The timeline for this project is:

  • 6/15-8/1 – MCS Core network environment installation.
  • 8/2-5 – MCS Core Bridging & Routing Infrastructure Installation.
  • 8/8-12 – MCS Core Scheduling and Fleet Management Infrastrucutre Installation.
  • 8/15-31 – MCS Core Network testing.
  • 9/1 – First production use & begin transition off the legacy platform.
  • 10/2011 Decommission legacy network.

The infrastructure manufactures involved are (alphabetically):

  • Avaya – ISDN Call Process & ISDN Services to MCS Core
  • Cisco – OSU Core Networking Infrastructure, Other MCS Infrastructure & Codec Fleet Management
  • DELL – Servers and Rack Systems
  • directPacket – Secure Firewall Traversal, Endpoint Management, Global Uniform Directory & Call Routing 
  • Polycom – Core UC Super-Cluster, Gateway Services & Codec Fleet Management
  • Server Technology – Power Distribution & Management
  • Renovo – Multi-Tenant, Self-Provisioning Platform

The Solution Integrators, Service Partners & Manufactures involved over all are:

  • Oregon State University
    • Network Services(SP)
    • Media Services (SP)
  • Avaya, Inc. (Mfg)
  • Cisco, Inc. (Mfg)
  • directPacket Research, Inc. (Mfg)
  • OneVision Solutions, Inc. (SI)
  • Polycom, Inc. (Mfg)
  • Renovo Software, Inc. (Mfg)
  • QWEST/CenturyLink (SP)

 

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