The data network service provides wired Local Area Network (LAN) access to the network resources of the University of Idaho as well as the Internet, Internet2 (I2) and National Lambda Rail (NLR). The data network service provides Wide Area Network (WAN) services to many University of Idaho campuses across the state.
Available to students, faculty, staff, departments, retirees, contractors and vendors.
Self Service Information
Systems Administrators may administer wired network access ports using the Network Management System (NMS) at .
Departments can email data network service requests to the Help Desk at [email protected].
Related Policies and ITS Standards
Procedures and Service Agreements
Data Networking Service Agreement
There are no usage, access, or maintenance charges for the data network service.
There is a charge for new equipment and Wide Area Network (WAN) services.
The estimated costs for standard network equipment are:
- 24-port 100Mbps Switch - $450+
- 48-port 100Mbps Switch - $780+
- 24-port 1Gbps Switch - $1600+
- 48-port 1Gbps Switch - $2700+
The standard WAN service is either a point-to-point T1 or a virtual connection starting at 10Mbps through Idaho Regional Optical Network (IRON). Cost for, and availability of, WAN services vary by city.
B. Jemes, ITS Network Manager