Desktop, Baseline and Maintenance: December 2015 Quarter Break Activities

The Desktop Services and Baseline/Maintenance groups have a number of activities planned during the quarter break (December 14 – 31). There will be some software updates in Open Access Labs (OALs), Technology Enhanced Classrooms (TECs) and Electronic Classrooms (ECs), and Baseline refreshes for some Electronics 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 and new software in OALs

The software updates include update to existing software for OALs, TECs and ECs. The updated
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Electronic Classrooms Baseline Refresh

Electronic classroom in KH D1043, SH C356 and SH C358A with be replaced with HP EliteDesk 800 G1 SFF i5-3.3GHz, 8GB RAM, 256 GB SSD and HP Z23i 23” LED monitor.

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.