ENSS 133 retired

Priscilla Jane Huston phuston at nsf.gov
Fri Mar 31 03:07:08 UTC 1995

Thanks to all of you and Merit for helping everyone confirm that the
transition is solid before May 1.  You have been among the leaders in
stepping out front and assuring a smooth the transition .  Priscilla.

At 10:59 PM 3/30/95, epg at merit.edu wrote:
>As of March 31, 1995, the NSFNET Backbone Service to
>NYSERnet, Cornell Theory Center, and PSI at Ithaca, NY
>(ENSS 133) will be retired.
>This termination of service means that there are two regional
>networks, SURAnet and NYSERnet, which are totally dependent
>on their new service providers, internetMCI and Sprintlink.
>In addition, the Cornell Theory Center is the first super-
>computer center to terminate its dependence on the NSFNET
>Backbone Service.
>Merit thanks NYSERnet, Cornell Theory Center, and PSI for
>their cooperation since 1988 and during the transition.
>        --Elise

Priscilla Jane Huston
Program Director of the NSFNET Program
National Science Foundation   Voice:    (703)306-1949 or (713)527-4007
4201 Wilson Blvd              Fax:      (703) 306-0621
Arlington, VA 22230           Internet: phuston at nsf.gov or pjh at rice.edu

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