Completed project: IUB campus edge switch upgrade

Primary UITS contact: Jennifer Van Horn

Completed: August 17, 2011

Description: Install new HP5400 series switches, replacing older HP4100 series and HP4000 series switches. The HP4000 switches are two generations old and are missing several required features. The HP4100s still lack some features of the newer HP5400 series switches.

Outcome: A new advanced intelligent edge switch backbone will provide more reliability and faster switch ports for users. The new switches will also support Radius authentication, which the HP4000s do not support. The HP5400 series switches will support a 10 GB backbone network, can provide power over Ethernet (PoE) to end devices, and offer other advanced features.

Milestones and status:

  • 2008: Installed HP5400 switches in the following buildings: Ashton Complex, Collins Quad, Foster Gresham, Power Plant, Fine Arts Annex, Redbud East, Redbud North, Banta, Bicknell, Hepburn, Nutt, Glen Black, American Indian Studies, 419 N. Indiana, Mathers Museum, Highway Garage, OAH/112 N. Bryan, Food Stores, Student Foundation, Optometry, Myers Hall, 830 N. Forrest, 915 E. 11th, 1211 E. Atwater, 410 N. Park, Wells House, 705 E. 7th, 1901 E. 10th, 919 E. 13th, Collins Greene, Collins Brown, IU Bus Garage, Showers Labs, Willkie Quad, Read Quad, Teter Quad, Eigenmann Hall, Briscoe Quad, Forest Quad, McNutt Quad, and Campus View Apartments.
  • 2009: Installed HP5400 switches in the following buildings: Wright Quad, Foster Quad, Jordan Hall, Chemistry, Kirkwood Observatory, Kelley School of Business Undergraduate, Kelley School of Business Graduate, Ernie Pyle, Craft Research, Bryan Hall, Chilled Water, 1004 E. 13th, 1010 E. 13th, 802 E. 13th, 1004 E. 13th, 506/508 N. Fess, 504 N. Fess, 513 N. Park, 510 N. Fess, 515 N. Park, 501 N. Park, 521 N. Park, 505 N. Park, Franklin Hall, Kirkwood, School of Optometry, IU Press, Wells Library, Poplars, IU Foundation, Optometry Monroe Clinic, Communications Services, Swain East.
  • Spring 2010: Installed HP5400s in the following buildings: Indiana Memorial Union, School of Education, Psychology, Radio & TV, Swain West, and Cyclotron.
  • Summer 2010: Installed HP5400s in the following buildings: Ballantine Hall, Woodburn Hall, HPER/Wildermuth, Music Practice, 914 E. Atwater, 1103 E. Atwater, 1125 E. Atwater, 1127 E. Atwater, 1215 E. Atwater, 201 N. Indiana, 324 N. Jordan, 326 N. Jordan, 309 N. Woodlawn, 801 E. 7th, 630 E. 3rd, 624 E. 3rd, Motor Pool, IU Warehouse, Smith Research, 402 N. Park, Monroe Hall, 807 E. 10th, and Music Simon/Speech and Hearing.
  • Fall 2010: Installed HP5400s in the following buildings: 801 N. Jordan, Geology, Memorial Hall, Owen Hall, 1357 E. 10th St,. 625 N. Jordan, 618 E. 3rd and HDSL switch at the HPER node. Plan to install HP5400s in SPEA, Rawles, Neal Marshall, Health Center, Alumni and Evermann.
  • Winter 2010-Spring 2011: Installed HP5400s in the following buildings: SPEA, Rawles, Neal Marshall, Health Center, Alumni, Evermann, Law, Lewis, MAC, Maxwell, Wylie, 705 E. 7th, 715 E. 7th, 703 E. 7th, 309/311 N. Park, Hillcrest, Admissions, SRSC, Auditorium, 825 E. 8th, 809 E. 8th, 803 E. 8th.
    Switch Upgrades IUB, May 1, 2011

Benefits: Faster switch ports, PoE available on the switch, advanced configuration options for future growth and network changes

Client impact: Change will be transparent to most users. User connections will continue to work as before, but users with new wiring will see an increased connection speed. Downtime will be limited as much as possible and will be scheduled with LSPs.

Project team:

  • Jennifer Van Horn
  • Jason Brahaum
  • Sam Gibson
  • Sam Roadruck

Governance:

  • Dennis Cromwell
  • Mike Lucas
  • Kirt Guinn

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Last modified on 2014-10-24 00:00:00.

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