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Re: ENSS 136 retired
In message <199503240008.TAA00261@home.merit.edu>, Elise Gerich writes: > As of March 22, 1995, the NSFNET Backbone Service to SURAnet > at College Park, Maryland (ENSS 136) was retired. This node > was also the interconnection point with MAE-East. All NSFNET > service directly to the SURAnet regional was eliminated with > the retirement of ENSS 136. SURAnet is the first regional to > be totally dependent upon its new service provider. > > The NSFNET Backbone service will continue to have connectivity > to MAE-East+ until April 30, 1995. > > --Elise FYI- ANS will continue to be connected to Mae-East+ through E147 after April 30. The switch from E136 to E147 is a capacity upgrade to Mae-East+ that the NSFNET will have use of until the entire NSFNET backbone service is retired on April 30. Curtis ps - Elise, could you try not to word your messages about the retirement of NSFNET service in such a way that it makes it appear as though ANS is removing attachments in places where we are going to remain. ANS is not retiring with the NSFNET service and would appreciate it if Merit did not make it appear that way.