Internet2 Service

Internet2The following Internet2 connection options are available at the Pacific Northwest Gigapop:

  • Gigabit Ethernet (1000Mbps)
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10,000Mbps)

Internet2 is a high-performance, next-generation, testbed and research network created, managed, and operated by Internet2. Qualified members of Internet2 may elect to connect to the Internet2 network. In the Pacific Northwest, Internet2 connections are made at the Pacific Northwest Gigapop. Internet2 authorization to connect to the Internet2 network is required by the PNWGP prior to ordering services.

The Pacific Northwest Gigapop maintains a 10GbE connection to the Internet2 backbone which in turn connects via 10GbE links to Los Angeles, CA and Salt Lake City, UT.
For more information on Internet2 and the Internet2 network see