There are several options for connecting to the networks at UD. We offer the University network and various Internet 2 connections. Additionally, if you would like to cite or acknowledge the networks at UD for papers or proposals we have templates for you to utilize and modify.

Network and Systems Services (IT-NSS) is responsible for campus-wide networks and physical maintenance of campus data networking. Please contact us if you need help. If we can’t directly answer your question, Research Computing staff will get you connected with someone who can!

Network and Network Applications

The University’s Internet Service Providers (ISPs) include the Internet2 Network, the foremost US advanced networking consortium, and commercial providers AboveNet and Cogent Communications.

  • Internet2 Network Most research and educational organizations typically connect directly to the Internet2 Network. UD connects indirectly through the MAGPI GigaPoP.
  • Internet2 Network connectors Research and educational organizations typically connect to the the Internet2 Network through a regional network aggregation point — a GigaPoP (Gigabit/sec Point of Presence).
  • MAGPI UD connects to the Internet2 Network through the MAGPI GigaPoP, the Regional Optical Network (RON) that serves the non-profit and Research & Education community in eastern PA, NJ, and DE.

Network and Network Applications

The University’s Internet Service Providers (ISPs) include the Internet2 Network, the foremost US advanced networking consortium, and commercial providers AboveNet and Cogent Communications.

  • Internet2 Network Most research and educational organizations typically connect directly to the Internet2 Network. UD connects indirectly through the MAGPI GigaPoP.
  • Internet2 Network connectors Research and educational organizations typically connect to the the Internet2 Network through a regional network aggregation point — a GigaPoP (Gigabit/sec Point of Presence).
  • MAGPI UD connects to the Internet2 Network through the MAGPI GigaPoP, the Regional Optical Network (RON) that serves the non-profit and Research & Education community in eastern PA, NJ, and DE.