ITS Networks are designed to handle the daily traffic that faculty, staff, and students require, the high speed and bandwidth that campus researchers need to connect on campus and across the globe, and customized changes that unit leadership may wish to make in their buildings.
Communicate through wireless networks on laptops, tablets, cellular phones, and other devices.
- Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Provides secure access to university resources and encrypts traffic on university and public networks.
- Device Connection Guide
Provides information about which electronic devices can be connected to the campus network.
- Network Speed Testing
Tests the speed of a stable network connection.
- Northwood Networks
Northwood Networks provide internet, telephone, and cable television to Northwood Community Apartments.
- 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) Connections
Custom high speed network connections.
- Advanced Research Computing - Technical Services (ARC-TS) Network Connection Improvement Program
Campus initiative to upgrade connections between research labs and offices on campus.
An international collection of high performance data networks.
- Michigan LambdaRail (MiLR)
A high speed data network for research and education points throughout the world.
A high speed fiber optic network connecting campus and worldwide research hubs.
- University of Michigan Science DMZ
Optimizes network performance for research applications.
Networking for Unit Leaders
- Core Network
The Campus Core Network (Backbone) is architected for speed, reliability, capacity, and redundancy to handle daily traffic and high speed and bandwidth for campus research.
- In-Building Networks
In-Building Networks are architected to handle the unique wireless and wired networking needs for each unit across campus.
- Network Tools
Network tools are available to unit and neighborhood IT professionals to assist in monitoring and maintaining the in-building networks they help support.
- Network Security
The U-M Virtual Firewall Service is a network security service available to academic and administrative units on the Ann Arbor campus.
- U-M Windows Forest
The U-M Windows Forest is a university-wide collection of domains that are connected by trust relationships and share a common store of information, the Active Directory.