Janet 6 Presentation February 2013 by Neil Shewry

Report
Janet6 Update
Neil Shewry
Project Manager
Agenda
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Background
Procurement
What we’re building
How we’re getting on
Strategic Research Facilities
Plans for the future
Background
SuperJanet5: 2006 to 2013
• Janet6: Project to replace the
UK wide Janet backbone,
SuperJanet5
Requirements gathering & analysis
2010 to 2011
Procurement
• Fibre infrastructure
• Optical transmission equipment
Oct 2011 to Sept 2012
Rollout
Sept 2012 to April 2013
Transition SJ5 to J6
May 2013 to July 2013
SJ5 ‘turned-off’
Oct 2013
Procurement
• Fibre infrastructure contract signed: 31st July 2012
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Scottish & Southern Energy Telecoms (SSET)
4 year framework
10 (+5) year contract
£30M
• Optical transmission contract signed: 6th September 2012
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Ciena Inc.
7 year framework
Order for supply and 5 years support
£12.8M
What we’re building
5 delivery phases
 Core
 4 Regional
RNs connect at
multiples of 10G
Most are getting an
upgrade
What we’re building
I could go into more detail…
…but how good is your eyesight?
What we’re building - Points of Presence
• Vacating the Verizon Business PoPs
– Except for small presence in Glasgow and Reading
• Existing Provider-Neutral PoPs
– Telehouse North, Telecity Harbour Exchange
– Telecity Manchester, Scolocate
• New Provider-Neutral PoPs
– Telecity Powergate, Telehouse West, Leeds (aql)
• SSET Core PoPs
– Bradley Stoke, Erdington, Lowdham, Glasgow
• SSET Transmission PoPs
– Multiplex circuits from regional fibres onto the backbone
• SSET In-Line Amplifier PoPs
– Single rack, small amplifier shelf
• RNEPs
What we’re building - Lightpath
• Increase bandwidth between backbone nodes to 100GE
• Topology reflects what is currently required
How we’re getting on – fibre
• Acceptance of core infrastructure February 2013
• Acceptance of regional infrastructure March 2013
How we’re getting on – DWDM equipment
• Ciena 6500 platform
• All kit is in the country
 40% on site
 60% in staging
• Deployment began in January
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Staging
Delivery
Installation
Commissioning
• Completion end April 2013
How we’re getting on – IP routing equipment
• Upgrade: Juniper T1600
• Professional Services
Juniper T4000
How we’re getting on – other stuff
• Regional Network Readiness
 Space & power
 RNEP router capability
• Transition Planning
• Operational Readiness
 PoP Control
 Fault Management
 Network Management
• Service Management
 SSET
 Ciena
• Decommissioning
Strategic Research Facilities
• Government e-Infrastructure initiative
– £26m funding to Janet
• £10m for Janet6 backbone
• £12m for phase 1 (below)
• £4m for ‘industrial connectivity’
• Phase 1
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Met Office, Exeter
Norwich Research Park
Hinxton Campus, Cambridge
(Francis Crick Institute, St Pancras)
Plans for the future
• LOTS of bandwidth
– 100Gbit/s x 88 channels = 8.8Tbit/s
– 400Gbit/s?
• Strategic Research Facilities – possible phase 2
• Thames Valley Network
• South Region (formerly LeNSE)
• Other regional networks?
• Individual customers?
Questions?
Janet, Lumen House
Library Avenue, Harwell Oxford
Didcot, Oxfordshire
t: +44 (0) 1235 822200
f: +44 (0) 1235 822399
e: [email protected]

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