These switches are located in the 511 Building and are the preferred connection location. Copper 10/100/1000 and fiber 1G/10G/40G/100G ports are available. Cologix discounted cross-connections are available to these switches; see also the People page. Connectivity is subject to MICE's port fees; networks must provide compatible transceivers.

Port Speed Carrier ASN IPv4 IPv6 Contact Route Server User Supports BFD Fees
MICE Core 100G Arista 7504R 2001:504:27:0:0:D1AF::238      
Ethernet3/1/1 100G US Internet 10242 2001:504:27:0:0:2802::1 Yes No Paid 2019
Ethernet3/2/1 (Po4) 100G Google 36040 2001:504:27:0:0:8CC8::1 Google Edge Network (for requests)
Yes No Paid 2019
Ethernet3/3/1 100G Akamai 20940 2001:504:27:0:0:51CC::1 No No Paid 2019
Ethernet3/4/1 100G Northern Lights GigaPoP Remote Switch     Billed 2019
Ethernet3/5/1 100G Hurricane Electric 6939 2001:504:27:0:0:1B1B::1 Partial No Paid 2019
Ethernet3/6/1 (Po15) 40G Minnesota VoIP Remote Switch     Billed 2019
Ethernet3/7/1 (Po22) 100G CNS Remote Switch 2001:504:27:0:0:D1AF::252     Paid 2019
Ethernet3/8/1 100G Arvig 16904 2001:504:27:0:0:4208::1 Yes No Billed 2019
Ethernet3/9/1 (Po14) 100G Fastly 54113 2001:504:27:0:0:D361::1 Partial No Paid 2019
Ethernet4/50/1 (Po18) 100G 2001:504:27:0:0:D361::2
Ethernet3/10/1 100G Facebook 32934 2001:504:27:0:0:80A6::1 No No Billed 2019
Ethernet5/50/1 100G 2001:504:27:0:0:80A6::2
Ethernet3/11/1 (Po2) 100G Netflix 2906 2001:504:27:0:0:0B5A::1 Yes No Paid 2019
Ethernet5/49/1 (Po3) 100G 2001:504:27:0:0:0B5A::2
Ethernet3/12/1 (Po5) 100G Amazon 16509 2001:504:27:0:0:407D::2 No No Billed 2019
Ethernet4/49/1 (Po24) 100G 2001:504:27:0:0:407D::1
Ethernet3/13/1 100G                
Ethernet3/14/1 100G                
Ethernet3/15/1 100G                
Ethernet3/16/1 100G                
Ethernet3/17/1 100G                
Ethernet3/18/1 100G                
Ethernet3/19/1 100G                
Ethernet3/20/1 100G                
Ethernet3/21/1 100G                
Ethernet3/22/1 100G                
Ethernet3/23/1 100G                
Ethernet3/24/1 100G                
Ethernet3/25/1 100G                
Ethernet3/26/1 100G                
Ethernet3/27/1 100G                
Ethernet3/28/1 100G                
Ethernet3/29/1 100G                
Ethernet3/30/1 100G                
Ethernet3/31/1 100G                
Ethernet3/32/1 100G                
Ethernet3/33/1 100G                
Ethernet3/34/1 100G                
Ethernet3/35/1 100G                
Ethernet3/36/1 100G                
Ethernet4/1 1G MICE Route Server #2 2001:504:27:0:0:D1AF::2   Yes  
Ethernet4/2 10G                
Ethernet4/3 10G Dakota Carrier Network 26794
2001:504:27:0:0:68AA::2 Yes No Paid 2019
Ethernet4/4 (Po19)
30G SDN Communications 13576 2001:504:27:0:0:3508::1 Yes No Paid 2019
Ethernet4/5 10G inteliquent 5715 2001:504:27:0:0:1653::1 Yes No Paid 2019
Ethernet5/25 10G 40160 2001:504:27:0:0:9ce0::1 Yes Yes To Be Billed 2019
Ethernet4/6 10G TDS 4181 2001:504:27:0:0:1055::1 No No Paid 2019
Ethernet4/8 10G Charter 20115 2001:504:27:0:0:4E93::1 No No Billed 2019
Ethernet4/9 10G                
Ethernet4/10 10G Long Lines 32867 2001:504:27:0:0:8063::1 Yes No Paid 2019
Ethernet4/11 10G                
Ethernet4/12 10G                
Ethernet4/13 10G                
Ethernet4/14 10G                
Ethernet4/15 10G Nuvera Communications 23465 2001:504:27:0:0:64FC::1 Yes No Paid 2019
Ethernet4/16 10G Broadband Visions 25615 2001:504:27:0:0:640F::1 Yes No Paid 2019
Ethernet4/17 10G Radio Link Internet 53301 2001:504:27:0:0:D035::1 Yes No Paid 2019
Ethernet4/18 10G Consolidated Communications 12042 2001:504:27:0:0:2F0A::1 No No Paid 2019
Ethernet4/19 10G Code42 62715 2001:504:27:0:0:F4FB::1 Yes No Paid 2019
Ethernet4/20 (Po8)
30G Airstream 11796 2001:504:27:0:0:2E14::1 Yes No Paid 2019
Ethernet4/21 10G Velocity Telephone 15250 2001:504:27:0:0:3B92::1 Yes No Paid 2019
Ethernet4/22 (Po21)
20G Cedar Falls Utilities 13855 2001:504:27:0:0:361F::1 Yes Yes Paid 2019
Ethernet4/23 (Po23)
20G Amazon 16509 2001:504:27:0:0:407D::2 No No Billed 2019
Ethernet4/45 (Po12)
20G 2001:504:27:0:0:407D::1
Ethernet4/24 10G Pavlov Media 23473 2001:504:27:0:0:5BB1::1 Yes No Paid 2019
Ethernet4/25 10G Xcel Energy 21693 2001:504:27:0:0:54BD::1 Yes Yes Paid 2019
Ethernet4/26 (Po13)
20G Great Plains Communications 13807 2001:504:27:0:0:35EF::1 Yes No Paid 2019
Ethernet4/27 10G                
Ethernet4/28 10G                
Ethernet4/29 (Po17) 10G Zayo 6461 2001:504:27:0:0:193D::1 No Yes Billed 2019
Ethernet4/30 10G Acentek 40328 2001:504:27:0:0:9D88::1 Yes No Paid 2019
Ethernet4/31 10G Atomic Data 25694 2001:504:27:0:0:645E::1 Yes No Paid 2019
Ethernet4/32 10G Vast Broadband 20412 2001:504:27:0:0:4FBC::1 Yes No Paid 2019
Ethernet4/33 10G Savage Communications 23260 2001:504:27:0:0:5ADC::1 Yes No Paid 2019
Ethernet4/34 10G                
Ethernet4/35 (Po20)
20G Jaguar Communications 15011 2001:504:27:0:0:3AA3::1 Yes No Paid 2019
Ethernet4/36 10G HCMC 40413 2001:504:27:0:0:9DDD::1 Yes No Paid 2019
Ethernet4/37 10G Mankato Networks Remote Switch 2001:504:27:0:0:D1AF::243     Paid 2019
Ethernet4/38 10G                
Ethernet4/39 10G                
Ethernet4/40 (Po7)
20G CloudFlare 13335 2001:504:27:0:0:3417::1 Yes No Billed 2019
Ethernet4/41 (Po16)
20G Limelight Networks 22822 2001:504:27:0:0:5926::1 No No Paid 2019
Ethernet4/42 10G                
Ethernet4/43 10G                
Ethernet4/44 10G Oath 10310 2001:504:27:0:0:2846::1 Yes No Billed 2019
Ethernet5/44 10G 2001:504:27:0:0:2846::2
Ethernet4/46 10G                
Ethernet4/47 (Po11)
20G MICE Core 1G 2x EX4200-24T Stack 2001:504:27:0:0:D1AF::244      
Ethernet4/48 (Po9)
30G Zayo Remote Switch 2001:504:27:0:0:D1AF::241 (troubleshooting)
    Billed 2019
Ethernet5/1 10G                
Ethernet5/2 10G                
Ethernet5/3 10G                
Ethernet5/4 10G Yomura Corporation 7363 2001:504:27:0:0:1cc3::1 Yes Yes Billed 2017, 2018, & 2019
Ethernet5/6 10G Hoyos Consulting 53597 2001:504:27:0:0:D15D::1 Yes Yes Paid 2019
Ethernet5/7 10G                
Ethernet5/8 10G                
Ethernet5/9 10G                
Ethernet5/10 10G Gigamonster, LLC 31939 2001:504:27:0:0:7CC3::1 No No Billed 2019
Ethernet5/11 10G HBC 14828 2001:504:27:0:0:39EC::1 Yes No Paid 2019
Ethernet5/12 10G University of Wisconsin System 3128 2001:504:27:0:0:0C38::1 Yes Yes Paid 2019
Ethernet5/13 10G                
Ethernet5/15 10G                
Ethernet5/16 10G Country Wireless 16616 2001:504:27:0:0:1F9F::1 Yes No Paid 2019
Ethernet5/17 10G                
Ethernet5/19 10G Marco Technologies 55043 2001:504:27:0:0:D703::1
Yes No Billed 2019
Ethernet5/21 10G                
Ethernet5/24 10G Implex 21709 2001:504:27:0:0:54CD::1 No No Paid 2019
Ethernet5/27 10G                
Ethernet5/28 10G                
Ethernet5/29 10G                
Ethernet5/30 10G                
Ethernet5/31 10G                
Ethernet5/32 10G                
Ethernet5/33 10G                
Ethernet5/34 10G                
Ethernet5/36 10G Emergent Networks 29762 2001:504:27:0:0:7442::1 Yes No Billed 2019
Ethernet5/37 10G Global Net 395466 2001:504:27:0:6:08CA::1 Yes No Paid 2019
Ethernet5/38 10G                
Ethernet5/39 10G                
Ethernet5/42 10G                
Ethernet5/46 10G                
MICE Core 1G 2x EX4200-24T Stack
ge-0/0/0 1G MICE Looking Glass 2001:504:27:0:0:D1AF::F250      
ge-0/0/1 1G MICE Route Server #1 2001:504:27:0:0:D1AF::1
ge-0/0/2 1G                
ge-0/0/3 1G ipHouse 7753 2001:504:27:0:0:1E49::1 Yes No Free 1G
ge-0/0/4 1G                
ge-0/0/5 1G                
ge-0/0/6 1G OneNeck 8015 2001:504:27:0:0:1F4F::1 Yes No Free 1G
ge-0/0/7 1G Supranet 4150 2001:504:27:0:0:1036::1 Yes Yes Free 1G
ge-0/0/8 1G Nextera 22402 2001:504:27:0:0:5782::1 Yes No Free 1G
ge-0/0/9 1G LAKANA 32029 2001:504:27:0:0:7E3A::1 Yes No Free 1G
ge-0/0/10 1G                
ge-0/0/11 1G                
ge-0/0/12 1G                
ge-0/0/13 1G                
ge-0/0/14 1G Atomic Data 25694 2001:504:27:0:0:645E::1 Yes No Free 1G
ge-0/0/15 1G Advanced Integrated Tech 13746 2001:504:27:0:0:35B2::1 Yes Yes Free 1G
ge-0/0/16 1G IVDesk 393639 2001:504:27:0:6:01A7::1 Yes No Free 1G
ge-0/0/17 1G OneNetUSA 46131 2001:504:27:0:0:B433::1 Yes No Free 1G
ge-0/0/18 1G Verus Corporation 26156 2001:504:27:0:0:662C::1 Yes No Free 1G
ge-0/0/19 1G Coloplast 25111 2001:504:27:0:0:6217::1 Yes No Free 1G
ge-0/0/20 1G                
ge-0/0/21 1G                
ge-0/0/22 1G                
ge-0/0/23 1G                
xe-0/1/0 (ae0)
20G MICE Core 100G Arista 7504R      
ge-1/0/0 1G                
ge-1/0/1 1G                
ge-1/0/2 1G                
ge-1/0/3 1G                
ge-1/0/4 1G                
ge-1/0/5 1G                
ge-1/0/6 1G                
ge-1/0/7 1G                
ge-1/0/8 1G                
ge-1/0/9 1G                
ge-1/0/10 1G                
ge-1/0/11 1G                
ge-1/0/12 1G                
ge-1/0/13 1G                
ge-1/0/14 1G                
ge-1/0/15 1G                
ge-1/0/16 1G                
ge-1/0/17 1G                
ge-1/0/18 1G                
ge-1/0/19 1G                
ge-1/0/20 1G                
ge-1/0/21 1G                
ge-1/0/22 1G                
ge-1/0/23 1G                
ge-1/1/0 1G 5 Nines 16842 2001:504:27:0:0:41CA::1 Yes No Free 1G
ge-1/1/1 1G CDW/Berbee 3599 2001:504:27:0:0:0E0F::1 Yes Yes Free 1G
ge-1/1/2 1G                
ge-1/1/3 1G                

Cooperative Network Services (CNS)

CNS operates a switch located in the 511 Building. Fiber 1G/10G/100G ports are available. Cologix discounted cross-connections are available to this switch; see also the People page. Connectivity is at CNS's option, prices, and terms. CNS may offer extensions over its transport network.

Port Speed Carrier ASN IPv4 IPv6 Contact Route Server User Supports BFD
Ethernet1/1 (Po2)
20G CTC 64227 2001:504:27:0:0:FAE3::1 Yes No
Ethernet1/3 10G Stellar Association 36374 2001:504:27:0:0:8E16::1 Yes No
Ethernet1/4 10G New Core Wireless 27204 2001:504:27:0:0:6A44::1 Yes No
Ethernet1/5 10G 702 Communications 15267 2001:504:27:0:0:3BA3::1 Yes No
Ethernet1/6 10G Cooperative Network Services (CNS) 32609 2001:504:27:0:0:7F61::1 Yes No
Ethernet1/8 1G Infotec Manitoba 63318 2001:504:27:0:0:F756::1 Yes Yes
Ethernet1/9 10G Otter Tail Telcom 25637 2001:504:27:0:0:6425::1 Yes Yes
Ethernet1/49 100G Wikstrom Telephone Company (Wiktel) 33362 2001:504:27:0:0:8252::1 Yes Yes
Ethernet1/50 100G Paul Bunyan Communications 14371
2001:504:27:0:0:3823::2 Yes No

Mankato Networks

Mankato Networks operates a switch located in the 511 Building. Copper 10/100/1000 and fiber 1G/10G ports are available. Cologix full-cost cross-connections are available to this switch; see also the People page. Connectivity is at Mankato Networks's option, prices, and terms.

Port Speed Carrier ASN IPv4 IPv6 Contact Route Server User Supports BFD
ge-0/0/7 1G Vaultas 53480 2001:504:27:0:0:D0E8::1 Yes No
ge-0/0/9 1G MyTelepath 20338 2001:504:27:0:0:4F72::1 Yes No
xe-0/1/3 10G Windomnet (City of Windom) 46692 2001:504:27:0:0:B664::1 Yes No

Minnesota VoIP

Minnesota VoIP operates a switch located in the 511 Building. Copper 10/100/1000 and fiber 1G/10G ports are available. Cologix full-cost cross-connections are available to this switch; see also the People page. Connectivity is at Minnesota VoIP's option, prices, and terms.

Port Speed Carrier ASN IPv4 IPv6 Contact Route Server User Supports BFD
Ethernet1 10G Minnesota VoIP 32621 2001:504:27:0:0:7F6D::1 Yes No
Ethernet2 1G Genesis Wireless/RevNetData 30032 2001:504:27:0:0:7550::1 Yes No
Ethernet3 1G ClaimLynx 62708 2001:504:27:0:0:F4F4::1 Yes No
Ethernet4 10G Compudyne 47096 2001:504:27:0:0:B7F8::1 Yes No
Ethernet5 10G LTD Broadband 394330 2001:504:27:0:6:045A::1 Yes No
Ethernet6 10G Minnesota WiFi 393455 2001:504:27:0:6:00EF::1 Yes No
Ethernet7 10G Muscatine Power and Water 33734 2001:504:27:0:0:83C6::1 Yes No
Ethernet8 10G Imon Communications 393238 2001:504:27:0:6:0016::1 Yes Yes
Ethernet9 10G Ostra 26446 2001:504:27:0:0:674E::1/64 Yes Yes
Ethernet10 10G Premier Communications 53347 2001:504:27:0:0:D063::1 Yes No
Fibernet Communications 18883 2001:504:27:0:0:49C3::1 Yes No
Ethernet13 10G BankOnIT 46416 2001:504:27:0:0:B550::1 Yes No
Ethernet14 10G Wholesale Internet 32097 2001:504:27:0:0:7D61::1 Yes No
Ethernet15 10G Joe's Datacenter 19969 2001:504:27:0:0:4E01::1 Yes No
Ethernet47 (Po2)
20G South Front Networks Remote Switch    

Northern Lights GigaPoP

The Northern Lights GigaPoP operates one or more remote switches. Connectivity will be at Northern Lights GigaPoP's option, prices, and terms. The GigaPoP typically connects education and government entities, not commercial networks.

Port Speed Carrier ASN IPv4 IPv6 Contact Route Server User Supports BFD
  30G Northern Lights GigaPoP
(University of Minnesota)
57 2001:504:27:0:0:0039::1 Yes No
  10G WiscNet 2381 2001:504:27:0:0:094D::1 Yes Yes

South Front Networks

South Front Networks operates a switch located in its datacenter in Albert Lea, MN. Fiber 1G/10G ports are available. Connectivity is at South Front Networks's option, prices, and terms.

Port Speed Carrier ASN IPv4 IPv6 Contact Route Server User Supports BFD
Ethernet1 10G Router12 Networks 55009 2001:504:27:0:0:D6E1::1 Yes No
Ethernet2 10G South Front Networks 397326 2001:504:27:0:6:100E::1 Yes No
Ethernet3 10G WCTA 46892 2001:504:27:0:0:B72C::1 Yes No


Zayo operates a switch located in Belle Plaine, MN. Connectivity is at Zayo's option, prices, and terms.

Port Speed Carrier ASN IPv4 IPv6 Contact Route Server User Supports BFD
xe-0/0/0 10G Christensen Communications 46494 2001:504:27:0:0:B593::1 Yes No
xe-0/0/3 10G NebraskaLink 16851 2001:504:27:0:0:41D3::1 Yes No
xe-0/0/6 10G Stealth Broadband 395194 2001:504:27:0:6:07BA::1 Yes No
xe-0/0/7 10G Fibercomm 54578 2001:504:27:0:0:D532::1 Yes Yes
xe-0/0/9 10G Future Technologies 26451 2001:504:27:0:0:6753::1 Yes No
ge-0/0/11 1G Omni-Tech 54821 2001:504:27:0:0:D625::1 Yes No
xe-0/0/12 10G Southwest MN Broadband 25715 2001:504:27:0:0:6473::1 Yes No