2018 Summer Downtime & Projects

Campus Rewire, Sonis Field Governance, Partial Classroom Update

Project List

The Information Technology Department will be performing much needed upgrades & maintenance across campus this summer. For further information, please email Blazertech@ohiochristian.edu.

  • Full Campus Network Rewire – See expected downtime listed on the right.
  • Internet Bandwidth Increase – Increase bandwidth by 400%
  • Increase WiFi coverage by 18% – This includes outdoor access points for the common area.
  •  Upgrade of two classrooms to new technology & HDMI connections – This will be a test of our potential full classroom upgrade to be scheduled in the future.
  • Sonis Data Field Governance – Place safeguards into Sonis form fields to promote good data
  • Analyze Sonis report usage – Remove unused/non-assigned reports, document those with SSN & remove SSN from non-needed reports.
Additional Internal Initiatives 
  • DHCP Server Decommission & Replacement
  • System Center Configuration Manager Implementation
  • Teleconferencing Additions



Network Improvements

  • May 25th – OCUBIC Network Complete
    • Rewiring the OCUBIC network, adding new core components and an updated OARNET switch.
  • May 25th – Graham Admin Building Complete
    • Rewiring the Graham switch room.
  • June 1st – Maxwell Library, 1st Floor Complete
    • Mounting a new open air rack and rewiring/mounting existing network equipment.
  • June 22nd – Brookhill/BerryLeaf Phase 1 Complete, Scheduling Hardware Install
    • Replacing expired network equipment (Brookhill) and rewiring where needed.
  • June 29th & 30th – Conley/Johnson Building Complete
    • Replacing outdated network equipment, rack and patch panel wiring.
  • July 3rd – Maxwell Center, Science & Logistics Complete
    • Replace outdated network equipment, rewire switches.
  • July 3rd – Maxwell Center, Main Complete
    • Mounting a proper rack, replacing a failing core switch, expired equipment, rewiring and moving the wifi access point to it’s appropriate location.

The IT Network Infrastructure team will also be wiring a the right wing of our Berryleaf location in expectation of an AGS Registrar move – no downtime expected. Partially Complete, Pending Storage Removal