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Increase Wi-Fi Capacity in all Common Student Areas such as Pollak Library & Mihaylo Hall

At least double the maximum number of devices able to connect to the wireless network. Upgrade and maintain network and increase Wi‐Fi capacity on campus. Year 1 – Double capacity in all common student areas such as Library, Mihaylo Hall Year 2 – Double capacity in every classroom and instructional spaces
Year 3 – Expand the Wi‐Fi capacity to outdoors (Quad, Outdoor open spaces)

 

2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Completed Completed  Completed on track

Progress and Accomplishments

Bar graph of WIFI improvements in SGMH and Pollak Library

Wi-Fi Capacity Before (Ariel view) WIFI improvements ariel view  WIFI improvements ariel view

Wi-Fi Capacity Phase 2 (Ariel View)WIFI improvements ariel view  WIFI improvements ariel view

2017-2018 Plan for the Year Report

Description Plan Facilities Staff Budget Allocation Expenses Balance

Continue deploying additional wireless access points to double Wi-Fi capacity in all classrooms; double the maximum number of devices able to connect to the wireless network. Upgrade and maintain network and increase Wi-Fi capacity on campus AY 2017-18, IT plans to expand Wi-Fi coverage to outdoor areas (Quad, Outdoor open spaces).

• Add 20 outdoor wireless access points (includes trenching, conduit, and mounting access points)

• Refresh all legacy outdoor wireless to latest outdoor wireless access points

• Refresh smart classroom and general use classroom wireless to latest indoor wireless access point

• Upgrade campus wireless firewall to next generation firewall to enhanced wireless security

• Upgrade campus Wi-Fi network switches back-up power (UPS)

 

*SSFGF-10173-8106 – Expand Wi-Fi and Network

 

• Expand outdoor Wi-Fi coverage (quad, outdoor open spaces)

• Added 8 outdoor wireless access points in SGMH corner, LH quad, Titan Bookstore corner, SHCC & Titan House area. This brings our outdoor wireless access point count to 67

• Refreshed HUM wireless access points with 57 indoor access points

• Enhanced Wi-Fi coverage in EC building by adding 22 indoor wireless access points with a total of 89 access points.

 

Carryforward $42,926.00

 

17-18 projection

$1,043,571.00

 

Total

$1,086,497.00