its preferred network providers, Boeing Network Access Service
provides a network access alternative to the Public Internet
for accessing the Boeing Company. Boeing Network Access Service
provides performance monitored electronic network access to
the Boeing Security Perimeter for Boeing customers (includes
airlines, suppliers and trading partners). Boeing customers
can choose from various selected Network Access Service Preferred
Providers (NASPP), to obtain the network connectivity that
best meets their needs. Additional services, such as firewall
and e-mail services, are also available from the NASPP. Once
connected to the Boeing Security Perimeter, Boeing customers
have access to the Boeing Secure Web Portal.
of using a NASPP are:
- The costs for both Boeing and the Boeing customer
are reduced. The costs to Boeing are reduced because the
number of connections is limited to the network providers.
The costs to the customer are in many cases also reduced.
An example of these savings is with dial services, local
access charges from the NASPP are lower than the long distance
charges that would be required for direct access to Boeing.
Reliabilty - Redundancy exists with the network access
model. Should a connection to a provider go down or the
Security Perimeter at a specific location become disabled,
the NASPP can route the traffic to the nearest Security
Perimeter. See the Network
- Each NASPP monitors the levels of data throughput and
line utilization of their Boeing network access ensuring
good connectivity to Boeing. However, customers are responsible
for monitoring their own connections with these Preferred
The NASPP's selected by Boeing to
offer Public or Private electronic network access to the Boeing
Security Perimeter are: AT&T (public) Sprint (private) Sita
(private) Qwest (public & private) WorldCom (public).
your Boeing Customer Focal for more information on Network
Access Preferred Providers.