31 - March 2002
New Face of the CityU Intranet
now, you are probably quite familiar with the fresh new look of
the CityU Intranet, which was revamped and launched in late December
2001. The new arrangement of the menus aims to provide faster and
easier access to network services and information. In this article,
we will introduce...
Phone Goes to Work
telephone service on campus is provided by a Public Branch Exchange
(PBX) system and supported by the Facilities Management Office (FMO).
Though the PBX offers reliable telephone services, yet most of the
manufacturers see it soon becoming an obsolete technology and thus
have ceased further development on it. They are now concentrating
their effort on developing...
of the Campus Network Upgrade
1 network upgrade was successfully completed in January 2002.
In this phase a Gigabit network core was set up with full-redundant
links between the core layer and...
Teaching Rooms: Another Generation
Even though multimedia has been used
for teaching in the university for quite some time, well-equipped
multimedia-teaching classrooms are still most welcome, and in
particular, two new...
The number of security breaches in our university's computer network
has significantly increased in recent years. In the last few months
we experienced severe damages brought about by increasingly and
Provides a Speedier Web for CityU
The Computing Service Centre (CSC) is pleased
to announce that the CityU has become the first university in Hong
Kong to sign with Akamai for providing free and fast access to many...
to Join the Windows 2000 Professional Pilot Run?
The Windows 2000 pilot run started
in October 2001. Currently about 26 departments have participated
in the pilot run. It is estimated that over 400 colleagues have
IT Commander-in-chief in Your Department: Network Administrator
The University campus network has become the de facto pedestal upon
which all computing services in our University are delivered, and
the recent major upgrade has further strengthened its importance
as the indispensable facility for our University. The advancement...