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project description

An integral part of the new NSFnet architecture is the presence of Network Access Points, or NAPs. NAPs are networks envisioned to provide a neutral, AUP-free meeting point for Network Service Providers to exchange routing and traffic. SDSC staff has teamed up with Sprint and the Minnesota Supercomputer Center (MSC) to design, establish and maintain one such NAP. The Sprint NAP is located physically in Pennsauken, NJ., and its initial design is based on a FDDI ring and switch substrate.

Hans-Werner Braun
Wed Apr 19 20:12:08 PDT 1995