All meetings will be held in Room 203 University Center, from 1:30 until 3:00 p.m.
The next meetings are set for April 5th & 6th for the following buildings, which are are scheduled to be cut over late this summer.
- Henson Hall
- Walters Life Science
- Stokely Management Center
Summary of the VolNET Project:
We are in the process of upgrading the backbone at UT. We currently have
several backbones (ATM, FDDI, ethernet) in place and we are trying to consolidate them to one gigabit backbone. The new backbone will have two central core locations. The cores will be redundant and will be able to provide service if one fails. Some of the essential servers on campus (DNS/DHCP, LDAP, WINS, etc) will be duplicated in each location. We are planning on moving all buildings to the new backbone by first quarter 2002. This will conclude this phase of the project. The second phase is scheduled to begin in January 2002. In that phase, we plan to upgrade the network equipment within the buildings and rewire the buildings in need of rewiring.
The implementation and implications of the project will be discussed in detail at the General Information Meeting. Some topics of discussion will be: