These dedicated connections represent circuit capacity required for a customer to connect to the state wide area network. Base connectivity for state agencies with non-fiber endpoints on STAGEnet is currently 5 Mbps. While the 5 Mbps option will still be available ITD is recommending that these locations budget for 10 Mbps of bandwidth and this change is reflected in the 15-17 Biennium Data Processing Budgeted rate schedule. There are additional bandwidth options available for additional cost.
Includes circuit cost, backbone connectivity, wide area network equipment, and technical support. Additional bandwidth can be ordered for additional costs.
The statewide WAN provides gateway services to the public internet and functions as a private fault-tolerant network allowing for interconnectivity within government and education.
Network services accommodate an every-increasing amount of data, voice, video, and multimedia traffic over a statewide backbone to support the missions of government and education.