BCNET manages information technology projects that support its members' requirements.
BCNET is seeking provincial government funding for a multi-university shared green data centre for campus research and computing.
A host of IT service plans and projects are underway to decrease costs, increase service quality and mitigate risk for higher education members.
BCNET continues to improve network infrastructure and resiliency for Vancouver-based research universities and institutes.
Leading the way in Internet networking technology, BCNET serves its members through educational workshops, training and support for Internet Protocol Version 6.
BCNET is investigating NetFlow, a real-time network traffic analyzer and monitoring solution, to enhance network visibility, security, reliability and resiliency.
Networking experts are investigating an emerging technology called OpenFlow, an open standard that enables researchers to run experimental protocols on the advanced network.
BCNET is upgrading its reporting metrics for network availability and performance to provide better service for its members.
A project is underway that will help engineers manage the fibre optic network assets owned by BCNET members.
The Western Canadian Internet Transit Consortium was created to collaborate on procuring commodity Internet sevices for BCNET members and Canada's advanced network organizations.
Through its members, BCNET develops, deploys and leverages information technology and offers shared IT services for British Columbia's research and higher education community.
Member-led committees and working groups collaborate about technology requirements and steer BCNET projects.