Simplify Your Campus Network Connections with a Cloud-based, Virtual Router

BCNET offers a cloud-based, carrier-grade, high-performance router, or network switch, that delivers a simple, secure and cost-effective means to interconnect your campus network to the Internet, local peering and Advanced Network infrastructure. The service offers complete, around-the-clock support and monitoring. In this session, Toby Wong will discuss the many challenges in implementing, deploying and maintaining existing campus border routers that many small-sized member institutions face today. You will learn about the service benefits and ways it can reduce equipment, operating and facilities costs.You will also hear from two member campuses that use the Virtual Router service. They will share their network challenges, architecture and how the Virtual Router provided a cost-effective, easy to implement, viable solution.


Toby Wong

Senior Network Analyst, BCNET

Steve Rosco

Senior Manager, IT Infrastructure, UBC Okanagan Campus