50 - December 2006
Enhancements to the CityU's Email Infrastructure
the last 2 decades, the CityU's Email Infrastructure has undergone
several major changes. Back in the 1980s, the email system was provided
as an optional service which offered assistance to staff and students
to carry out their academic and administrative works...
CSC (the Computing Services Centre) will conduct the 3rd major upgrade
to the campus network within the coming 3 years. A tendering exercise
has been started for a total network upgrade solution which included
a comprehensive network upgrade plan, plus the supply, installation,
testing and commissioning of all the networking hardware and software
required for the upgrade...
for Microsoft Internet Explorer 7
(MS) has formally announced the availability of Internet Explorer
7 (IE7) for Windows XP SP2 and other Windows environments through
the Windows Update Service. In order to let all internal service
providers have time to train their staff for supporting IE7 and
application developers have sufficient time to resolve any compatibility
problem between IE7 and their application systems...
Desktop Security with McAfee Anti-Spyware
consume computing resources and seriously affect the security, performance
and stability of a computer. In order to protect users from the infection
of these unwanted programs, the Computing Services Centre (CSC) had
included the McAfee’s Anti-Spyware module (MASE) in addition to its
IPS to Boost Security, Reliability and Performance of the Campus
Worm or Trojan is no longer a technical jargon. They are so common
and their impacts are so severe that they have appeared many times
in the headlines of newspaper and media, such as CNN at Virus, Worm
or Trojan is no longer a technical jargon. They are so common and
their impacts are so severe that they have appeared many times in
the headlines of newspaper and media, such as CNN at http://www.cnn.com/2005/TECH/internet/08/16/computer.worm/index.html...
and Notebook Purchase Guidelines
is obvious that maintenance support for desktop and notebook computers
can be costly if it is not managed properly. However, it is less
obvious that, without a good strategy in selecting and purchasing
computers with the aim of reducing the total cost of ownership,
it would make not only our maintenance support inefficient and unmanageable...
Interruption in Data Center
will be suspension of electricity to the Data Center (Computer Room)
of the Computing Services Center (CSC), around the Lunar New Year's
holiday period next year. It is a statutory requirement by the HKSAR
to have all fixed electrical installations to be inspected and tested
in a five-year cycle...