Desktop, Baseline and Maintenance: December 2014 Quarter Break Activities

The Desktop Services and Baseline/Maintenance groups have a number of activities planned during the quarter break (December 15 – January 2, 2015). There will be some DSS image update in Open Access Labs and Baseline refreshes for some Electronic Classrooms. Baseline/Maintenance group will perform maintenance of Open Access Labs (OALs), Electronic Classrooms (ECs), TEC and service areas.

Open Access Lab DSS image update

The updated DSS image includes new updates for existing software and National Instruments (NI) Academic software – LabView, Multisim etc.

Electronic Classrooms (ECs), Cross Culture Center and University Writing Center Baseline Refresh – HP EliteDesk 800 G1 SSF Desktop

The electronic classrooms in KH B3007, KH B4007, E&T C255E, E&T C255G, Cross Culture Center and University Writing Center will be replaced with HP EliteDesk 800 G1 Desktop.

Equipment Maintenance

Given that dirt and dust are the prime enemies of electronic equipment, all ECs, TECs, and service area computers, peripherals and other related equipment are cleaned and tested every quarter during quarter break.