Council on Academic Computing (CAC)
Dr. George E. Klinzing, Chair
The meeting was called to order at
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Klinzing informally discussed this yearís charge with Council.† Topics to be discussed include:† bandwidth, laptop teaching, security, and a proposal competition for use of Internet2 connections.† Gordon will hold information sessions for faculty interested in submitting proposals sometime during November or December.
Walton reported that Robert James has been hired as the new security officer to lead the incident response team.† He will be looking at security issues across the University.
Hoelzman questioned the possibility of outsourcing the dorm connections.† Gordon noted that network privileges and mail options would have to be considered.
Frieze suggested that Council have a continuing update on CIDDE and CourseInfo.
Walton reported that the Accounts Management Central Directory Service has been implemented.† One-third of the computers in the labs have been replaced.† She will provide more details regarding a new infrastructure for the Web at Councilís next meeting.† One hundred e-mail kiosks are planned for installation across campus this year.
Gordon reported that the messaging backbone has been upgraded.† Performance is up to 250,000 messages daily.† IMAP messages are processed in sub second delivery and Internet delivery takes 30 seconds.† The Scaife corridor has been upgraded.† CAC may be asked to help prioritize the next wave of upgrades.† He welcomes strategies from Council members to deal with bandwidth behavior patterns.
No new business was discussed.
The meeting adjourned at