Desktop, Baseline and Maintenance: June 2016 Quarter Break Activities

The Desktop Services and Baseline/Maintenance groups have a number of activities planned during the quarter break (June 13 – 17). There will be some software updates in Open Access Labs (OALs), Technology Enhanced Classrooms (TECs) and Electronic Classrooms (ECs), and Baseline refreshes for some Electronic Classrooms. Baseline/Maintenance group will perform maintenance of OALs, ECs, TECs and service areas.

Open Access Labs, Technology Enhanced Classrooms and Electronic Classrooms software updates

The software updates include update to existing software for OALs, TECs and ECs. New software and updates for OALs and ECs in SH Building will include Mathematica 10.4.1, Matlab 2016a and Microsoft Studio Express. King Hall Link will have the latest Windows 10 Enterprise OS.

Electronic Classrooms and Library Baseline Refresh

Electronic classroom in KH C2096 with be replaced with HP EliteDesk 800 G2 SFF i5-3.2GHz, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Windows 10 Enterprise OS. Library Lecture 1 will be replaced with HP EliteDesk 800 G2 Mini i5-3.2GHz, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Windows 10 Enterprise OS.

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.