Phase 5 Status

This morning, we successfully completed the fifth of the six steps
that comprise the Phase 5 ANSNet deployment. Just one more step left!
We now have 13 backbone links and 16 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
     * Denver - St. Louis Backbone Link
       St. Louis - Chicago Backbone Link
     * Chicago - Cleveland Backbone Link
     * Cleveland - New York Backbone Link
  ENSS128 at Palo Alto (BARRnet, Stanford University)
       ENSS129 at Champaign (UIUC, CICnet)
  ENSS130 at Argonne (Argonne National Lab, CICNet)
     * ENSS131 at Ann Arbor (ANS AA, Michnet, CICnet, etc.)
     * ENSS132 at Pittsburgh (PSCnet, PREPnet, CMU, etc.).
  ENSS135 at San Diego (CERFnet, SDSC, etc.)
     * ENSS137 at Princeton (Princeton University, JVNCnet)
       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)

The final step of the deployment is scheduled for December 18th:

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

We will be staggering the Hartford/Ithaca/Boston and DC/College Park
upgrades to minimize network outages for those with dual connectivity.