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Current COSAM Projects

  • Classroom Updates
    • Parker Hall - Analog to Digital Conversion (All Classrooms)
    • SCC 115 - New Projector
  • Conference Room Updates
    • SCC 202 - Video Conference upgrade
      • Status: Scheduled Spring 2019
      • Completion TBD
  • Windows 7 to 10 Conversion
    • All Windows 7 desktops must be upgraded or removed from the Network by Summer 2019.
    • Microsoft will no longer provide security updates starting January 2020.
    • Contact COSAM IT to schedule a system upgrade
    • All known Windows 7 computers will be targeted, affected clients will be emailed March 2019.
  • SPIRIT v2 - A Next-Generation Research Storage solution is in the works.
    • Storage Head Servers have arrived.
    • Support SMB and NFS protocols
    • Using OITs Disk Array Cluster we will store data on-campus and replicate data to an off-site datacenter.
    • System will be expandable on a predictable cost model.
    • Current Spirit is set to retire by Summer 2019 once we have migrated all users to the new system.
  • VDI - We are working with OIT to merge COSAM VDI solution into main campus.
    • OIT Meetings/Configuration - Jan - Mar 2018
    • OIT Configuration/Functionality - Apr - May 2018
    • Project Approved - July 2018
    • Testing Current Configuration - Sept 2018
    • Loading all COSAM Software - Oct 2018
    • Load Testing/Moving volunteers - March 2019
    • Retire COSAM VDI - May 2019

 

Past COSAM Projects

  • AU AMSTI - Network Upgrade
    • Install new wired ethernet
    • Install new access points
    • Upgrade internet service
  • Classroom Updates
    • Parker 224 - New Digital Switch Gear - (HDMI Connections)
    • Rouse 112 - New Computer
    • SCC 122 - Digital Upgrade
    • Parker Hall - Projector to TV Replacements - Fall 2018
      • 318, 320, 324, 326, 356, 362
    • All Parker Classrooms - New Windows 10 PCs - Summer 2018
    • New Computers - Fall 2017
      • SCA, SCC 115, SCC 122, Funchess 336
    • Parker Hall new projectors Dec 2017
      • 224, 250, 328, 352, 354
  • Conference Room Updates
    • Rouse 310
      • New Podium, Computer, Wireless Display (Sharelink)
      • Status: Partial Install, waiting for Sharelink install
    • Funchess 332
  • Implemented Issue Tracking System - https://csm-help.auburn.edu/helpdesk/
  • Bare-metal Backups - We are able to image Microsoft Windows XP, 7, 10 desktops, Windows Servers, and Linux operating systems.  These are whole-disk images capable of being migrated to dissimilar hardware.  


Last Updated: 03/26/2019