networking group run by Project North East for the tenants who
use the network and Internet connection which is affectionate
named Big Netty
"Big Netty" is the
networking and Internet connection facility that has been
installed in all North East Workspace premises.
optic cable connects all of our buildings together. Each building
is wired with Category 5 cable. Tenants can choose either to have
a direct connection to the Internet or to have a secure
connection via a "Big Netty" router.
"always on", 10 Mbps connection, tenants are currently
paying around £10 per month. A static IP address is an optional
extra, with an increased charge where the connection is to be
used for Internet server hosting.