For our Facilities team, large generators and huge propane tanks are pieces of equipment that are tested regularly to help ensure back-up power starts, if needed, to power ICN’s FOTS room (fiber-optic transmission system) located at numerous sites throughout the State.
ICN recently added direct express Cloud routes to Microsoft (Azure), Amazon (AWS), and Google Cloud and an additional 250 plus cloud providers. Many customers already embrace cloud applications, and now are asking for the secure and private direct connection to a cloud provider.
Iowa Communications Network (ICN) has completed a 100GB backbone upgrade across the State. This massive multi-year project to the Network’s core integrates an IP/Ethernet infrastructure, which is scalable up to 200GB as needed.
Schools and libraries are continuing to use the FCC’s E-Rate program to help keep their sites connected.