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1 Norfolk Community Fiber Optic Network

2 It s not only about technology; it s also about relationships!

3 Norfolk s Community Fiber Optic Network

4 Norfolk s Community Fiber Optic Network Overview Connects 12 City buildings, 14 school buildings, 2 hospitals, 3 financial institutions, 1 public safety facility, and over 10 additional campus-wide sites. All participants have ownership in the network Covers 27 miles today, with much of the system looped redundantly. Constructed of 144 count single mode fiber cable Capable of 100GBs speed, most current users are operating at 1GBs transmission speed

5 Norfolk s Community Fiber Optic Network City Benefits All City offices have LAN connectivity to all other City offices. There are no distance barriers or network speed barriers. Reduced from two AS/400 computer systems to one Installed a single shared file server for all City divisions Installed new Voice over IP (VOIP) phone system eliminated most Centrex service, eliminated numerous phone lines, consolidated from 8 phone systems 1 phone system

6 Norfolk s Community Fiber Optic Network City Benefits Ability to share files, documents, laser printers, Internet service, and even copiers between buildings Improved data security with all files are stored on and backed up from a single file server

7 City of Norfolk Network Diagram Administration HP 2424M Switch 24 10/100 IF Council Chambers HP 2424M Switch 24 10/100 IF FIBER CONVERTERS LEGEND BB - Black Box LE615A-R2 10 Mbps D1 - Digi MIL-170T 10 Mbps D2 - Digi MIL-190C 100 Mbps IF - Integrated Fiber Module 1 Gbps Housing HP 2424M Switch 24 10/100 Fiber Fire Department Fiber Fiber IF Cable One - ISP BB Fiber HP 4108 Switch 48 Port 10/100, 12 Port Fiber Optic IF IF IF IF IF D1 Fiber East Water/NENEDD 3Com PS Hub /100 Library IF D1 BB 3Com PS Hub /100 Firewall Cisco 2514 Router Public PCs HP 4000M Switch 72 10/100 IF Data Server Fiber Fiber IF Police HP 4000M Switch 72 10/100 AS/400 Fiber IF Street Department HP 2424M Switch 24 10/100 Fiber BB BB HP 2524 Switch 24 10/100 Staff PCs Office PCs Shop PCs

8 In May 2003, the City of Norfolk received a Class 2 fire rating from the Insurance Services Office (ISO), which is the best fire rating of any Nebraska city. The ISO ratings range from 1 at the highest to 10 at the lowest. Only.7 percent of the cities in the United States are rated a Class 2 and most cities range between a Class 4 to 6. ISO calculates its ratings on the capabilities of the fire department, water department, water distribution system and dispatcher communication system. Fire Chief Shane Weidner conducts morning briefing between two fire stations, using two-way video over the City s fiber

9 Norfolk s Community Fiber Optic Network Construction cost and savings Cost to connect 7 City offices - $100,000 Cost for a five year lease of a 100MB service to connect these same 7 City offices - $1,200,000 Simple construction, off the shelf hardware. 1GB fiber to copper media converter is only $700 This network is second to none, it is capable of providing the same speeds as networks just beginning to be installed in major metropolitan areas

10 Norfolk s Community Fiber Optic Network Side Benefits Demonstrated our commitment to bringing advanced and affordable telecommunication services to Norfolk Since the construction of the initial phase of the network, five different providers have begun to offer broadband services in Norfolk: phone company - DSL cable company - cable modem others - 4 wireless ISPs

11 Norfolk s Community Fiber Optic Network Bandwidth Graphic Modem = 56,000 bps DSL = 256,000 bps Cable = 1,000,000 bps 1 GB = 1,000,000,000 bps

12 How Fast is Fast? {Double click on the globe, then click OK.}

13 One of our senior elected officials got really excited about high speed!

14 Norfolk s Community Fiber Optic Network Transmission Speed Trends Past, present, and future of data communication speeds: Year Transmission Speed bps bps ,000 bps ,600,000 bps ,200,000 bps (each decade results in an increase in speed by a factor of 32) Fiber is the only medium today capable of these speeds

15 Norfolk s Community Fiber Optic Network Video conferencing Distance learning Future Uses Sharing of specialized staff such as translators, computer support personnel, or engineers Sharing of equipment such as computer systems or phone systems

16 Norfolk s Community Fiber Optic Network Shared ownership by multiple entities Easy to build/replicate Cost effective Summary Important for economic development in the information economy Meets current and future communication needs

17 One Library Consortium

18 One Library Consortium (Norfolk Public Library, Northeast Community College Columbus Public Library and Central Community College) ONE Library is a partnership of multi-type libraries using a shared library automation system that provides a greatly expanded, unified library collection to patrons of Northeast and Central Nebraska. This project was a collaborative effort that resulted in the sharing of resources across political subdivisions, eliminating redundancies and saving tax dollars.

19 ONE Library: A Consortium of Multi-type Libraries Who Were Initial Partners? Norfolk Public Library Columbus Public Library Bookmobile Northeast Community College All three libraries were shopping for new systems they had automation systems that were at the end of their functional lives Recognized the benefits of a shared project Central Community College Three campus libraries

20 ONE Library: A Consortium of Multi-type Libraries Administrative Benefits Share in the purchase of one library automation system save money Share annual software maintenance fees save money Provide efficient systems management from one point Reallocate staff to public service areas

21 ONE Library: A Consortium of Multi-type Libraries Patron Benefits Provide a wide variety of subject resources that meet the needs of the member's constituents Patrons see everything at-a-glance Provide a consistent interface for patrons using consortium databases

22 ONE Library Consortium: Initial Project Cost Summaries for Each Library Purchasing Separate Systems Columbus Norfolk Northeast Total Software $ 71,660 $ 69,675 $ 42,280 $183,615 Hardware $ 17,144 $ 11,690 $ 11,634 $ 40,468 Data Preparation $ 8,500 $ 7,800 $ 3,200 $ 19,500 Installation $ 6,000 $ 7,200 $ 6,000 $ 19,200 Training $ 7,000 $ 7,000 $ 7,000 $ 21,000 Total $110,304 $103,365 $ 70,114 $283,783 (Not including workstation, telecommunication, firewall shipping costs.)

23 ONE Library: A Consortium of Multi-type Libraries Columbus Norfolk Northeast Total Consortium Software $ 34,027 $ 38,162 $ 33,327 $105,516 Hardware $ 10,223 $ 4,769 $ 4,769 $ 19,761 Data Preparation $ 8,500 $ 7,800 $ 3,200 $ 19,500 Installation $ 4,800 $ 4,800 $ 4,800 $ 14,400 Training $ 4,500 $ 4,500 $ 4,500 $ 13,500 Total $ 62,060 $ 60,031 $ 50,596 $172,693 (Not including workstation, telecommunication, firewall shipping costs.)

24 ONE Library: A Consortium of Multi-type Libraries Cost Savings The initial consortium group saved over $110, purchasing one shared system as an alternative to purchasing separate systems. Annual service maintenance costs have been greatly reduced. The two public libraries have each seen savings of over $7, annually since the project began. Over the next seven years, that will result in close to $100,000 is savings for the two public libraries alone. This project serves as a model that may be replicated by libraries in other geographical areas of Nebraska.

25 ONE Library: A Consortium of Multi-type Libraries Using one server at one central location accessible to all member libraries over high-speed internet connections; Reducing the number of Information Technology (IT) staff needed to maintain separate systems, by providing highly trained IT staff at Norfolk Public Library for the purpose of maintaining the system for all libraries; this in turn freed up IT staff from other libraries for public service duties elsewhere within the library; Reducing initial costs of individual replacement automation systems; Reducing annual maintenance fees;

26 ONE Library: A Consortium of Multi-type Libraries Goals To connect the schools, public libraries, colleges, and hospitals in Northeast Nebraska to one shared information system Create one large information database for Northeast Nebraskans To serve as a model project for collaborative library automation

27 LB 784:Legislative Bill Highlights Issue debt service bonds for the purchase of technology equipment and/or services to aid in the delivery of library information services. Requires cooperative arrangement between at least two different governmental subdivisions. Principal amount of bonds shall not exceed $250,000 for cities of the primary class, $100,000 for cities of the first class and $50,000 for all others. Maturity of five years or less. Requires a public hearing. Vote required if within 30 days of intention to issue debt a remonstrance is signed by at least 15% of the registered voters of the governmental subdivision.

28 The Myth of Continuity Future library information services need collaboration! Consortium models work!

29 Other City of Norfolk I.T. Projects

30 City of Norfolk Web Site recently refreshed Video clips of Town Hall meeting on the Regional Center Entire City Municipal Code is available and searchable Much other city government information

31 VOIP Phone System Replaced 8 obsolete partially functioning phone systems in eight separate buildings with one VOIP system VOIP phone system runs over our existing computer network. All phone cabling has been eliminated Eliminated all phone lines going into each building and installed a 23 line T1 into the new phone system at the central location Cost savings will pay for the system in 5 years plus we have the advantage of a new reliable state of the art phone system

32 VOIP Phone System Wiring eliminated in just one building

33 VOIP Phone System New Phone Processor

34 VOIP Phone System Phone on your PC

35 GIS System Geographic Information System Currently in a pilot phase with just the City of Norfolk Potential to share the GIS system and data with the county and various other entities.

36 In alignment of technology and relationships, we are just getting started! You will be able to remotely control a robot from anywhere in the world You will be able to see through it s eyes, hear through it s ears, and speak through it s mouth You will be able to interact with all those around the robot at the remote site In essence, you will be able to project your person to anywhere in the world This robot is currently available at for $299

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