Data Centre Developments in November and December- At risk notification

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[13 November 2015]

As part of the ongoing Data Centre upgrade, work will be taking place on a number of dates in November and December.

Work has been carefully planned and tested, however there is always some risk when conducting such maintenance work. While no interruptions to services is anticipated all IT Services delivered from the data centre should be considered at risk.

  • 25th November (morning) Estates will be testing the UPS (power) in the Computer Centre Data Centre.
  • 26th November, between 8-9am, an upgrade to the network infrastructure will take place. While no interruption to services is anticipated a significant number of services - Library, Finance systems, Student systems, Timetabling etc should be considered at risk.
  • 1st December, 8am - Generator test in the Computer Centre

Further information about the ongoing improvements and how we conduct such maintenance work is available in the article by Nick Skelton, Assistant Director IT Services (Infrastructure).