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Issue 29 - September 2001

Simplified and Traditional Chinese Web Pages Conversion
Our 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 character set...

Upgrade 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...

What's New?

Powerful Video Conferencing Unit at Your Service
Videoconferencing 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...

Central 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 campus life...

User Education

Keep 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...


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