The Main assignments and activities of this centralized facility are to:
Provide, manage and ensure the satisfactory operation of joint computer and software facilities for the students and departments that require these facilities.
Provide technical assistance to various users.
Ensure the monitoring of the computer network at the institute and the coordination of inter-connections and the management of overall computer facilities for the whole institute.
Provide computer facilities for the institute administration.
Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology visualizes centralized computing facility, campus-wide networking and information technology as a means to enrich the educational experience and invigorate emerging areas of scholarly research and education. Telecommunication and IT is a mixture of tools that can improve the nature and efficiency of country and institute as well.
The campus-wide Networking consisting of Academic Zone, Hostel Zone and Residential Zone is with fiber optics (single mode) as backbone. Managed Layer 2/3 Switches are installed. The entire Academic Zone is on 10G. The commissioning of this CWN has been done for 2250 nodes. The Campus, Girls and Boys Mega Hostel has been put on Wi-Fi.
Two Leased Line caters for the Internet facility of the institute, The ISPs being, BSNL (500 Mbps) and Quadrant Televentures Limited (500 Mbps).
For the Computational Services Centre has High-End Computational Servers on which accounts are given to students, staff and faculty of the Departments and Centre's in the campus. The Campus Network connects to Departments and Centre. Network Connectivity is also provided to the remote locations, which include both boys and girls Hostels. Computer Centre manages and administers the Internet links and the internet services such as electronic mail, World Wide Web, DNS, FTP and other services. A UTM has been installed for authenticity and managing users connectivity to the internet services. Computer Centre has created the facility of video conferencing for the students, faculty and staff members.
Centre provides computer and network facilities to various festivals, events and seminars held at Institute lecture theatre and at department and centres. Computer Centre also manages the centralised Biometric attendance system and CCTV Surveillance System.
Hardware and Software
To strengthen the data centre capabilities 12 Cisco Blade Servers and 20 TB SAN Storage has been procured by the institute.
The various software, catering to the needs of the students such as CREO, Automation Studio, Abaqus FEA, C++, Microsoft Office etc are installed on the machines. 150 Nos. 64-bit machines, 50 P V Duo Core and other infrastructure such as printers and scanners constitute to the students need. A) List of Equipment of Computer Centre