September 14, 2023

NGN project demonstrates remarkable progress

In 2019, President Salovey tasked Yale IT with converting aging network architecture across all Yale-owned buildings to the Next Generation Network (NGN). The goal was to complete this multiyear transition within six years. However, the project team has made...
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June 25, 2021

Yale Research and Next Generation Network

A multi-year infrastructure program, the Next Generation Network (“NGN”) replaces Yale’s current aging network with a modern, resilient, secure, high-performance enterprise network. All aspects of Yale’s mission - including education, research, and healthcare –...
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June 24, 2021

NGN Update - Medical Campus

The NGN team continues to make progress. As of May 19, many medical campus buildings are now fully transitioned to the new NGN network. Not only are the occupants of the building using NGN wired and wireless services, but so are many critical systems: fire alarms, access...
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March 18, 2021

Next Generation Network Updates, Projections, and More

The Next Generation Team provides an update on what they’re working on now, what’s in the pipeline, how building stakeholders can prepare, and how NGN will change how we use the network. Learn more about the...
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August 10, 2020

Core Network Redesign

Following the discovery in February of a major flaw in the vendor’s network core design for Yale, the NGN team – in conjunction with the vendor – has since completed and gotten approval from the Program sponsors and the NGN Steering Committee on a new core network design...
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March 30, 2020

Core Redesign Information

In late February 2020, the NGN team was alerted by our vendor that the core network design they approved and deployed would, in fact, not scale to meet Yale’s requirements. As a result, there is a ‘hold’ on transitioning any additional pilot locations to the current NGN...
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March 6, 2020

Successful Start to Next Generation Network Pilot at 25SP

The program designed to increase Yale’s network security, resiliency, speed, and nimbleness—Next Generation Network (NGN)—reached a key milestone on February 7. This included the successful deployment of wired network services at 25 Science Park.

The deployment,...
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