Update #2: "Web Site(s) for applicable information" updated with the following link: http://www.ospo.noaa.gov/Operations/cip.html

Update #1:
The Length of Outage on May 8, 2018 will be 6 Hours: May 8, 2018 8:00am / 1200Z to May 8, 2018 2:00pm / 1800Z

Notification of MPLS Failover

Date/Time Issued: April 25, 2018 1354Z

Date/Time of Initial Impact: May 8, 2018 1200Z

Date/Time of Expected End: May 8, 2018 1600Z

Length of Outage: 6 hours

Product(s) or Data Impacted: ALL CIP Products will be available during the Failover.

Details/Specifics of Change: The ESPC Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) site has been Activated early to avoid ramp up time for the products to reach optimum capability and to meet the Quarterly requirement to verify ESPC/CIP capabilities/functionality and preparation for the Failover on May 8, 2018. During this CIP MPLS Failover, our goal is for all users to test their connections within the scheduled time of the failover. Use the following number to call for validation:

MPLS Failover Operation
Conference Room: TBA
May 8, 2018 7:30 AM M-bM-^@M-^S 5:00 PM
Call in: TBA
Leader: TBA
Participant Code: TBA

MPLS will begin on May 8th
or 9th, 2018, 1200Z (Pending Critical Weather Issued)
Priority 1 Products will meet their optimum capability 24 hours after activation.
Priority 2 Products will meet their optimum capability 48 hours after activation.
CIP MPLS Failover Testing will occur on
May 8th or 9th, 2018 1200Z (Pending Critical Weather Issued)
The ESPC/CIP, in Wallops Island, will remain activated until May (day - TBA), 2018,
1800Z , at which time the CIP will be deactivated.

Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at ESPCOperations@noaa.gov at 301-817-3880

Web Site(s) for applicable information:

Detailed information on ESPC/CIP products can be found at the following location:

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