Aug. 9-10: WSU bandwidth changes scheduled

PULLMAN, Wash. – An upgrade of network connections that move data outside WSU will begin 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, with completion set by 6 a.m. Friday, Aug. 10. Campus bandwidth speed will increase from 10 to 20 gigabytes per second.

This will effectively double WSU Pullman’s external bandwidth, improving its network connectivity to other WSU campuses and units, and to sites worldwide, including Google, Microsoft, other universities, etc.

All WSU groups will be affected, both within the WSU Pullman community and among those external groups directing traffic to the WSU Pullman campus. While work crews do not anticipate any noticeable downtime due to redundant service structure, unexpected issues are always possible, so it’s best to assume there may be interrupted service to the outside world during the maintenance timeframe.

This work should be transparent to users, beyond possibly noting the improved performance for certain applications after the change is complete. No follow up actions should be required. However, if you have questions or concerns, please contact Richard Eisenman with Information Security Services, 509-335-4478, richard.eisenman@wsu.edu.

Next Story

Smithsonian National Zoo nutritionist to deliver Halver Lecture Feb. 27

Mike Maslanka solves diet-related riddles in a world of exotic and threatened species. He will reflect on some of his greatest challenges and successes at the annual Halver Lecture in Comparative Nutrition, 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27 in Pullman.

Recent News

AI research supports health equity in rural Washington

WSU sociologist Anna Zamora-Kapoor is studying how artificial intelligence and machine learning could help improve cancer survival outcomes among the Pacific Northwest’s rural Hispanic population.

Sustainability Task Force seeking community ideas

The new task force was formed as part of a broader effort to ensure the university is at the forefront of environmentally-conscious efforts in higher education.

Grant supports research on cross-laminated timber

WSU researchers have received a two‑year grant to make more resilient and durable housing materials from cross-laminated timber and recycled carbon fiber.