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NextGen Network Upgrade 

Residence halls get faster network sooner than expected
Thanks to intelligent scheduling and fast work by the university’s NextGen network upgrade crews, all 42 residence halls now are equipped with 100 Mbps wired Ethernet and 10 Gbps fiber optic links between buildings – four months ahead of schedule. More...
The heat is on: Summer crews blaze through dorms
Since the students went home after graduation, the NextGen network upgrade teams already have finished five residence halls. More...
Network upgrade ahead of schedule
Nineteen buildings on the Athens campus now are complete with an additional four buildings under way. Teams also are working at the Chillicothe campus. More...
Student video takes a look at the NextGen Network Upgrade
February 22, 2010 - Aaron Lemley, Tom Carpenter, and Britney Gedeon turned their cameras on the NextGen Network Upgrade. See what they came up with. More...
Technicians to accommodate teaching schedules
January 18, 2010 - To minimize impact on teaching, OIT attempts to schedule outages outside of normal class hours whenever possible. In cases where an outage must happen during regular teaching hours, instructors in the affected building will receive advance notice of the work. More...
Five Athens campus buildings completed, more underway
Faculty, staff and students on the Athens campus already are beginning to reap the benefits of the NextGen network upgrade. Five buildings now have 100 Mbps to the desktop and single mode fiber optic connections back to the university's network core... More...
NextGen Network upgrade begins
On Thursday, October 1, OIT network crews hit the ground - and tunnels - for the start of Ohio University's NextGen network upgrade. Above ground, crews will be working in CSC and HDL. Below ground, OIT technicians have begun installing... More...
Preparations under way for October start
In October, the NextGen Network project will begin work in buildings and network hub sites. When the upgrade finishes... More...
Electrical work in Alden completed, equipment deliveries continue
Electrical work in preparation for the network core upgrade has been completed in Alden Library... More...
OIT staff complete Juniper training
OIT technical team members completed training in the new Juniper networking technologies... More...
Fall quarter fee to appear on student bills
Fall bills are on their way to students. Included among other line items will be the first instance of the "STUDENT INFO SYS & NETWORK FEE"... More...
Core equipment starting to arrive on campus
The first shipments of Juniper networks equipment have arrived on campus... More...
Juniper Networks equipment chosen for network core
The university has selected Juniper Networks as its preferred vendor for the infrastructure needed to complete the NextGen network... More...
Changellor approves fee in support of bond issue
Chancellor Eric Fingerhut of the Ohio Board of Regents has approved the university's request to institute a student fee to help pay for the NextGen network and SIS programs... More...
Work expected to begin in May
Pending release of bond issue funding, work on the Next Generation Network project could begin as soon as... More...
Board approves funding
The OHIO Board of Trustees has approved the issuance... More...

Project at a Glance

Recently completed:

Ridges 5, Ridges 23, Airport, Baker Center, Grover Center, Alpha Xi Delta, Putnam Hall, Ridges 33/34, Copeland Hall, Innovations Center

Chillicothe Campus, Southern Campus

Under way:

Athens Campus: Ridges 21 & 22, Life Sciences Bldg., Irvine Hall, Parks Hall

Regionals:Lancaster Campus

Coming soon:

Athens Campus: Cutler Hall

Monthly Status Updates: