DeICs service "Forskningsnettet" the Danish research network is the high speed network connecting Danish universities and research institutions since 1987. Today about 100 institutions is connected to the network. In 2008 Forskningsnettet was upgraded and now has its own optical fibres. This meand higher speed and more stability for the users.
Forskningsnettet has its own fiber infrastructure with 1 Gbps and 10 Gbps Ethernet connections. With these connections Forskningsnettet supplies researchers, students and lectures with optimum connections for transmissions of large data amounts as well as global cooperations.
DeICs Network Operations Center (NOC) is situated at the local operator at Danish Technical University in Lyngby, This is also where the central node for the trafic is situated. A similar node is situated in Ørestad. This ensures continuous availability if the Forskningsnet connection in Lyngby should fail.
|Click for a larger version of the video|
From both Lyngby and Ørestad there are 10 Gbps connections to the universities in Odense, Århus and Aalborg. Other institutions scattered around Denmark is connected through the universities or through their own 1 Gbps connections. The numerous institutions in the Copenhagen area is connected to both Ørestad and Lyngby through a web of network connections.
Click on the pictures below to see the infrastructure of Forskningsnettet:
(Pictures text in Danish)