Phase 5 Status

This morning, we successfully completed the fourth of the six steps
that comprise the Phase 5 ANSNet deployment. I am pleased to report
that we now have 10 backbone links and 13 customer attachments running
at full T3:
  Seattle - Denver Backbone Link
  Seattle - San Francisco Backbone Link
  San Francisco - Chicago Backbone Link
  San Francisco - Los Angeles Backbone Link
  Los-Angeles - Albuquerque Backbone Link
  Albuquerque - Houston Backbone Link
     * Houston - Atlanta Backbone Link
     * Atlanta - Greensboro Backbone Link
     * Houston - St. Louis Backbone Link
     * St. Louis - Chicago Backbone Link
  ENSS128 at Palo Alto (BARRnet, Stanford University)
     * ENSS129 at Champaign (UIUC, CICnet)
  ENSS130 at Argonne (Argonne National Lab, CICNet)
  ENSS135 at San Diego (CERFnet, SDSC, etc.)
     * ENSS138 at Atlanta (Georgia Tech, SURAnet)
  ENSS139 at Houston (Sesquinet, Rice University)
     * ENSS140 at Lincoln (MIDnet, Westnet, etc.)
  ENSS141 at Boulder (Westnet, NCAR, U of Colorado, etc.)
  ENSS142 at Salt Lake City (WestNet, U of Utah, etc.)
  ENSS143 at Seattle (NorthWestNet, U of Washington, etc.)
  ENSS144 at Moffett Field (FIX-West)
  ENSS172 at Albuquerque (Phillips Laboratory)
  ENSS179 at Albuquerque (Sandia National Labs)

Additionally, ENSS200 provided full T3 connectivity to the RSNA show
in Chicago this past week.

The remaining steps are scheduled for December 1th and 18th, at which
point the Phase 5 Upgrade will have been completed.

5 12/11/93 E131 Cleveland Ann Arbor ENSS and Cleveland POP
               E132 Cleveland Pittsburgh ENSS and Cleveland POP
               E137 New York Princeton ENSS and New York POP
               ---- Chicago 3rd visit for Chicago-Cleveland link upgrade
               ---- Denver 2nd visit for Denver-St. Louis link upgrade
               ---- St. Louis 2nd visit for Denver-St. Louis link upgrade

6 12/18/93 E133 Hartford Ithaca ENSS and Hartford POP
               E134 Hartford Boston ENSS and Hartford POP
               E136 Wash D.C. College Park ENSS and Wash D.C. POP
               E145 Wash D.C. FIX-East ENSS and Wash D.C. POP
               E146 Wash D.C. DARPA ENSS and Wash D.C. POP
               ---- Cleveland 2nd visit for Cleveland-Hartford link upgrade
               ---- Greensboro 2nd visit for Greensboro-D.C. link upgrade
               ---- New York 2nd visit for NY-Hartford link upgrade
                                  and for NY-D.C. link upgrade