Planned Outage: Replacement of Core Switch Battery Backup

  • Posted on: 20 October 2016
  • By: jbailey4

Network Services will be replacing the main core switch's battery backup this evening. This will result in a complete loss of internet service to and from the Tuscarawas Campus. The outage is planned to only be 5 minutes, but proper testing and monitoring could be until about 10:30pm.

Affected services:
Home Directories (H:Drive)
Pharos Print Services
Infrastructure: Power
Telephone (VOIP)
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
Infrastructure: Switches
Tusc Media Share
SPSS Licensing
Infrastructure: Server

What is a Virtual Desktop?

  • Posted on: 10 October 2016
  • By: jbailey4

A Virtual Desktop is your typical desktop, re-imagined. Imagine the machine that was once statically placed on your desk in application form and accessible anywhere in the world!

Since 2013, Kent State University Tuscarawas has been utilizing this technology to deliver university-licensed applications to faculty, staff and students.