29 - September 2001
and Traditional Chinese Web Pages Conversion
native language, Chinese, comes in two different character sets,
namely BIG5 (Traditional Chinese) and GB2312 (Simplified Chinese).
No matter what Windows operating system
you are using, viewing these Chinese character sets is not a problem
as long as the Web browser you are using has the Chinese support
components installed and has been configured to view the desired
of PC Clients and Servers on Staff LAN to Windows 2000 (W2K)
As the Windows 2000 (W2K)
upgrade for staff PCs will commence shortly after the completion
of pilot run which is now underway, we would like to share with
you the following so that you and your department can plan ahead...
Video Conferencing Unit at Your Service
breaks the barrier between two parties at separate and remote
locations to communicate face to face with each other. It is particularly
useful for organising seminars across local/overseas institutions
and distant learning courses or facilitating collaboration among
students/researchers who are distance apart...
Improved Storage Management
for Central Servers - Backup Solution
Last issue, we mentioned the acquisition of the
Network Storage System (NSS) as the standard platform for central
storage, and the Storage Area Network (SAN) is chosen as the NSS
architecture for deployment. This issue, we will focus on the
acquisition of a centralized backup solution (CBS) as another
part of the storage management improvement...
Support for Internet Explorer
In view of the popularity
of the Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) and its advantages over
Netscape, the Computing Services Centre (CSC) has decided to switch
its support effort on browser from Netscape to IE starting from
1 September 2001...
CSC Student Terminal Area
- A New Look
The CSC Student Terminal Area has undergone significant changes
this summer to enhance its teaching and learning environments. Various
areas, including furniture, hardware, operating system and software,
have been upgraded...
IT@CityU - a Showcase of Our IT Strength
Information Technology (IT) is a renowned strength
of the City University of Hong Kong ever since its foundation. The
development of IT in the CityU keeps pace with the evolvement of
the University, and now IT simply becomes an integral part of the
in Touch with Technology
Is keeping up with technology one of your hobbies
in life? If this is the case, Computing Services Centre (CSC) Forum
and Small Talks are definitely your cup of tea. CSC Forum is a series
of seminars conducted during each Semester for all staff and students...