Andrew Rader

Timothy Niemiec   Andrew Rader Timothy Niemic, telecommunication specialist, and Andrew Rader, network architect, wrote this column. Since scientists rarely keep a 9-to-5 work schedule, it is important for them to have network access around the clock. This is also true for our visitors staying in the dorms and residences in the Fermilab Village. Unfortunately, lack of high-speed fiber connections and aging infrastructure made the Village network inadequate and unreliable. Village guests sent a clear message that they wanted the…