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  • VDI - Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

    The VDI, which consists of ten fast computers, fast networking, fast storage, and virtual desktop software, provides Engineering students with remote access to the Engineering Windows environment.

    September 26, 2012
  • 1245 New Floor and More

    After spring semester finals were done, ECS closed the 1245 computer classroom for renovation. 1245 closed You may not have noticed the floor, but it had worn badly under the rolling chairs in front of each computer, but this picture shows what all the furniture obscured.

    June 27, 2014
  • Summer Projects and Summer Staff

    ECS does work in the summer than would be too disruptive during the fall and spring semesters. This summer's projects include completely remodeling both 1245 and 3231. The floor in 1245 was replaced, which required removing everything from that room. Once the new floor was installed, all the desks, new computers, new monitors, and the lectern at the front of the room had to be installed and arranged. That same deconstruction is occurring now in 3231. Fortunately ECS has a crew of willing student employees to help with this summer work: Darrow, Kenny, and Stephanie.

    June 17, 2014
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    Summer Projects and Summer Staff Meet the students helping with ECS projects this summer. (6/14)

    Data Manager: what Carrie Hogarty does. Have you ever wondered? (7/13)

    September 27, 2012
  • Data Manager - What Carrie Does

    Carrie Hogarty, ECS data manager, manages the eACE Evaluation and Assessment SurveY (EASY) program, provides technical support for the Engineering Scholarship Web Application, and uses SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) to query various data sources and create reports for EASY, registrar, statements of charges information, and more.

    July 11, 2013
  • Engineering responds to the fall 2011 IT survey

    In fall 2011  ITS sent a survey to faculty and staff on campus to gather information about the IT environment, including computers, mobile devices, software, networking, IT support staff, file storage, and email. Most responses indicate people are very or somewhat satisfied with the hardware, software, and services we provide. Of course we like hearing that we are doing a good job, but we learn more from dissatisfied users. Here are some of the comments we got from the 73 people who replied and our responses to those comments.

    September 26, 2012
  • 2012 IT survey results and answers

    ITS ran a campus-wide survey about the IT environment in fall 2011. Read our analysis of the results of that survey in the College of Engineering.

    January 02, 2013
  • Networking in SC January 2012

    When completed in early January 2012 the College network became ten times faster (1GB to the desktop, 10 GB to the building, 40 Gb core) with new redundant core electronics, new redundant fiber optic building cabling, uninterruptible power from the emergency generator, an improved feature set, and enhanced security.

    September 26, 2012
  • Video Tutorials Available

    The Engineering Help Desk has created a few tutorials to illustrate commonly requested help.

    December 06, 2012