CERN Accelerating science

Reduced bandwidth to European Research and Education sites

Date & time of incident: 
Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 18:00
Incident Description: 

The access to Geant (the network backbone for Research and Education sites in Europe) is not available because of a routing issue in our provider network (SWITCH).

Most of the CERN traffic to Europe is going via the U.S.A.


Service Element Affected: 
Network Service for Projects & Experiments
Specific Service detail: 
Internet connectivity
Service is degraded
Resolution date: 
Thu, Jun 27, 22:17
Posted by: 
Unit responsible for resolution: 
IT Department