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NeSI wide area network connectivity

NeSI's national platform facilities are connected to the REANNZ network, Aotearoa's high-performance national digital network (or NREN). This national network supports collaboration and contributions to data-intensive and complex science and research initiatives in New Zealand and across the globe.

How to verify the status of external (wide area network - WAN) connectivity for NeSI

A real-time network status page is available on the REANNZ website as a 'weather map', which shows all traffic across its national network:

From that main "weather map" view, you can drill down to a more detailed view of specific addresses, e.g.

Wellington (WLG) for NIWA

Mayoral Drive, Auckland (MDR)

UoA Tamaki Data Centre (TDC)