Appalachian State University. Information Technology Infrastructure & Systems. Network and Computing Infrastructure – what is it ?. Fiber Plant Capacity. Current fiber plant built in early 1990s ~72 pair of Single Mode, long distance & high speed
2000-2007: Tremendous growth, no refresh plan and realization of managing enterprise resources and data center capacity
2008: Banner and Email Storage to SAN ($525K), upgraded storage drives, split Banner out to SUN Storage.
2009: Upgraded NetApp controllers and added storage shelves
2010: Implemented Intrusion Detection technology
2011: Replace Banner servers ($250K)
2012: Upgraded Core, Border, and Distribution routers to 10+ gig ~$1.2 mil (operational lease), Invested ~$400,000 in wireless infrastructure
2013: Rebuilt/upgraded campus edge/firewall hardware to 10Gig. ~$225k, Upgraded network bandwidth from 1 gig to unlimited - $155k/year, Upgrade IDS to accommodate 10 Gig 2013