Network Management

  • Network management is a service of the IT Support Center.  This service includes the planning, operation, and maintenance of the university Internet connection, the physical network infrastructure, network devices such as repeaters, switches, routers, and wireless access points, the fiber optic backbone, TCP/IP, dns servers, and dhcp servers.  This service provides network access to the university and the branch campuses according to these specifications:

    • Wide Area Network (WAN) connectivity consists of dual 1Gb connections for Internet1 and Internet2 via KINBER, a 1Gb connection for Internet1 via Level(3) and a 100Mb Intra-SSHEnet.
    • Internet Services are provided to the main campus, Punxsutawney, Northpointe, and Monroeville network locations.
    • Local Area Network (LAN) Edge connectivity is 10/100/1000 Mb Ethernet and is available through over 20,000+ active network jacks stemming from IUP's 10Gb fiber-optic backbone network.
    • Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) access is 802.11 a/g/n and is available at all campuses in most buildings and common areas via 1,400+ wireless access points

    Questions regarding network management can be directed to the IT Support Center.