GigaPOP


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GigaPOP

(GIGAbit Point Of Presence) A high-speed data entry and switching node that makes up Internet2. See Abilene and Internet2.
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Pacific Wave, a project of the Corporation for Education Networking in California (CENIC) and Pacific Northwest Gigapop (PNWGP), includes the following facilities and capabilities:
(Contains 2 figures and 11 endnotes.) [Support for this white paper was also provided by Internet2 and Pacific Northwest Gigapop.]
New York got its first Internet2 Point of Presence (PoP) yesterday with the inauguration of the NyserNet 2000 gigaPoP, which will eventually link Columbia University in New York City with other New York universities.
With the new Mimosa MicroPoP and GigaPoP architectures, Nemont can now far exceed the FCC minimum requirements, delivering in excess of 100Mbps services to its customers, allowing those customers access to Nemont's various telecommunications service offerings.
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 13, 2012--CENIC and Pacific Northwest Gigapop choose Ciena upgrade(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
The "aeromax f: fiber over the air" network uses Mimosa products in both GigaPoP and MicroPoP architectures.