Open Forums Present IT Initiatives

Open Forums Present San Jose State's IT Initiatives

Attend open forums to learn about upgrades to SJSU’s information technology infrastructure. Topics include WebEx web conferencing and Next Generation learning spaces.

SJSU’s Information Technology Services office is offering a series of open forums to introduce campuswide IT project initiatives to members of our faculty, staff and administration.

These sessions will also offer users the opportunity to provide feedback. Topics include the following:

WebEx Collaboration – Implemented Aug. 31, 2012, web conferencing including video, audio, and computer interactions is available to all faculty and staff members.

Unified Communication System – A campuswide Voice Over IP (VOIP) phone system implementation will begin in November 2012.

Wireless Network Expansion – Increased coverage and density of our campus wireless network within campus buildings and Spartan Stadium is currently in progress.

Student Email – Student email is switching to Google Apps Edu on Nov. 13, 2012.

Campus Next Generation Network – This includes end-to-end centralized management of all networking resources.

Next Generation Learning Spaces – We are enhancing campus classrooms with state-of-the-art audio, visual and lecture capture technology. The first class room (Clark Hall 118) is completed. More classrooms are planned for spring 2013.

Enhanced Computing Resources – State-of-the-art integrated server, storage and network technology will enable high performing virtual servers.

Digital Signage – Centralized content management software will integrate the content (text, image and video programming) flowing to digital LCD monitors across campus.

The IT Open Forums will be held at 2 p.m. on the following dates in Engineering 285/287 (except as noted):

• Nov. 7, 2012 (Engineering 189)

• Jan. 17, 2013

• March 21, 2013

• May 16, 2013

• July 18, 2013

• Sept. 19, 2013

• Nov. 21, 2013

For more information, please contact ITS Business Operations Manager Susan Kintana at (408) 924-2328.