Network

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.


Andy, Systems Administrator

ITD provides consulting services to assist customers in acquiring network solutions that best fit their business needs. Major categories of service include:

Requesting Service

ITD’s online Work Management System (WMS) may be used to submit "IP Addressing" and "Network" service requests. ITD's Enterprise Service Level Agreement includes Service Level Objectives and Standard Intervals for Request Fulfillment.

Benefits

  • Facilitates open communication with citizens of the state
  • Ensures that a single entity does not adversely affect the functionality of the whole network
  • Minimizes the state's investment in human resources
  • Supports rapid detection and resolution of problems
  • Protects the network infrastructure from damage and security breaches

Resources

Associated Rates

Title Current Rate Current One Time Fee
Metro Area Network Access (Political Sub Fiber)

A dedicated fiber connection for political subdivision customers in select city locations to connect to the statewide area network. 

Varies
Metro Area Network Access Fiber

ITD has a dedicated fiber connection for customers in select city locations to connect to the statewide area network. 

Varies
Technology Fee

Network access charge is assessed for each state FTE for statewide area network access and other network services. 

59.00/FTE
Technology Fee - Gigabit

Network access charge is assessed to each gigabit speed device connected to the statewide area network. 

62.00/FTE
Wide Area Network Access (Broadband)

These connections are for small offices to connect to the statewide network. 

Actual (plus Broadband Add-on for new) Budget Rates apply to new circuits
Wide Area Network Access (ETS-10)

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.

850.00/circuit
Wide Area Network Access (Political Sub ETS-10)

These dedicated connections represent circuit capacity required for a political subdivision customer to connect to the statewide network. Base connectivity for political subs 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.

1150.00/circuit
Wide Area Network Access Add-on (Broadband)

Broadband connections are for small offices to connect to the statewide network. 

45.00/Res., 90.00/Basic, 175.00/Premium 970.00/circuit for Premium or Basic CPE

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