University Information Technology Services
eduroam is a secure, world-wide wireless roaming service utilized by the international research and education community. Staff and students at universities participating in this “education roaming” service can utilize wireless connectivity services at any of the participating institutions by simply connecting their devices to the eduroam broadcast SSID.
UMASSNET is a statewide high capacity network that provides campus-to-campus and external ISP connectivity to the various UMass campuses and to their core service sites. The network consists of a 450 mile carrier class DWDM optical network integrated with Carrier Ethernet and dual core routing technologies. The network interconnects and provides transport services between the UMass campuses, the centralized data centers, and the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC). Additionally, multi-connection ISP services, including connectivity to Internet 2 (I2), are also provided.
UMASSNET also provides similar services to many Massachusetts State and Community Colleges through its affiliation with the Massachusetts Information Turnpike Initiative (MITI).