University upgrading telephone, e-mail systems

  Telephone above resembles standard model to be provided by university at no additional charge. Photo courtesy of Information Technology Services       PULLMAN – Washington State University plans to upgrade its telephone system over the next 18 months and is initiating an e-mail system upgrade with anticipated completion of the e-mail system migration […]

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The new

  In this Internet age, a university’s homepage is very much its front door to the world. For example, WSU’s homepage receives more than 1 million pageviews and 800,000 unique visitors in an average month….   President Elson S. Floyd, in his new Perspectives column, describes his vision of how WSU’s new home page “needs to feature simpler navigation, […]

Wireless network expands

PULLMAN – Site surveys are under way for a new wireless network across the Pullman campus. The surveys of 90-plus buildings, to be complete in early 2009, are the initial phase of the project, which will expand and improve mobile technology.   This project, with an estimated budget of $1.3 million, will provide wireless service […]

Online safety stressed to teachers, parents

PULLMAN – K-12 educators, after school program personnel, parents and others who work with children now have access to in-depth training about online safety that includes how to effectively teach this information by grade level to students. “Internet Safety for Educators” is a new comprehensive six-week online course developed and offered by Washington State University’s […]

Internet data pipeline quadruples at WSU Pullman

The data pipeline to WSU Pullman’s campus just quadrupled in size, from 155 megabits per second (Mbps) to 620.    For the technologically challenged, here is a definition — Mbps measures capacity for Internet traffic. Viewed another way, it is the size of the pipe, a measurement of the amount of data that can travel to and […]

Your private portal

My, My, My! In the near future, you can forget My Yahoo, put aside My Excite, drop My MSN, delete My AOL or any other portal system you are using online. There soon will be a better, more efficient and personalized way for Washington State University students, faculty and staff to access course materials, communicate […]

IT reduces modem pool access

Taking a dip into the WSU modem pool may be hazardous to your health. Information Technology has reduced the number of modems able to connect at one time to the out-of-date and unreliable online system. The decrease comes from a decision made in 1999 by the University Advisory Committee for Computing Technology. The number of […]