AARNet4 is scalable and flexible, providing campuses with new ways to connect to and use the network.
Connectivity options enable our customers to architect smart, dynamic networks that make the best use of AARNet4’s new capabilities. We’ve designed AARNet4 to support the wide-ranging needs of Australia’s research and education sector into the future.
AARNet4 delivers new capabilities, such as virtual private networks (VPNs) between customer sites, virtual private clouds including services from public cloud providers and support for AARNet’s own cloud- based file sharing and Unified Communications products.
All AARNet4 network services are delivered from our points of presence (PoPs) to an AARNet Network Termination Unit (NTU), which can operate at 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) or 10 gigabits per second, with higher speeds planned for the future. This ‘trunk’ can then be used to reliably deliver multiple services concurrently, including private networks, connections to data centres, and Internet services.
Private point-to-point or point-to-multipoint Layer 2 connectivity between customer sites enables network managers to maintain absolute control over how their network…
AARNet’s public Internet connectivity service connects institutions to AARNet’s 100 Gbps backbone within Australia and on to the rest of the world.
This private point-to-point or multipoint-to-multipoint layer 3 service is designed to connect private cloud services and institutions efficiently and easily integrates with existing networks.
It is useful when many sites need to be interconnected, such as when connecting data centres and cloud services to a university’s network, and connecting campuses and facilities across vast distances, for example, interstate.
For more information about what AARNet 4 will enable at your campus, please contact us
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