Network Management

Network management, a service of the IT Support Center, includesthe planning, operation, and maintenance ofthe 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 providesnetwork access to the university and the branch campuses according to these specifications:

  • Wide Area Network (WAN) connectivity consists of dual 10Gb connections for Internet1 and Internet2 via KINBER, a 10Gb connection for Internet1 via Windstream and a 100Mb Intra-SSHEnet.
  • Internet Servicesare providedto the main campus, Punxsutawney, Northpointe, and Pittsburgh East network locations.
  • Local Area Network (LAN) Edge connectivity is 10/100/1000 Mb Ethernet and is available through over 25,000+ 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 1,700+ wireless access points

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

Data Communication Service Prices

A list of data communications services and their associated costs.