From DOE, Sept. 10, 2019: Fermilab scientist Bo Jayatilaka is quoted in this article on ESnet, which has expanded to connect more than 40 major research institutions at speeds 15,000 times faster than a home network.
8/16/19, 11:41 a.m. – ESNet has resolved the network connectivity issues. All services have been restored. 8/16/19, 9:49 a.m. – There is a major issue at ESNet causing intermittent network connectivity. ServiceNow as well as CMS data transfers are among the known services affected. Check back here for updates. Zoom users who cannot connect to their meetings via the internet should connect by phone.