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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,

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