Using a “hub and spoke” Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL) network configuration provided by Comcast Business, 101 remote K-20 spoke locations are connected to the organization’s main data center (the “hub”) through Comcast Business’ Ethernet platform. At the K-20 network hub in Seattle, two 100G fiber circuits supply the network with more than 200 Gbps of data throughput. For the K-20 Education Network, the high bandwidth, dedicated connectivity ranges from 100 Mbps to 10 Gbps per circuit.
Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Business has been selected by the K-20 Education Network to provide a high speed communications network to support 101 higher education institutions (both baccalaureate and community college systems), K-12 school districts and libraries across Washington State. The K-20 Education Network runs hundreds of data-intensive applications that support school administration, distance learning and operations.