Network Upgrade Project

Please note that due to the retirement of the Project Manager, John Carroll, on 7th January 2010, this project is no longer managed through the Projects Team and these pages will not receive any further updates. For information on the project after this date, please contact:

Network Upgrade: Roger Snelling (Head of Networks) Roger.Snelling@exeter.ac.uk
Building Cabling & Enabling: Bernard Ireson (EDS) B.J.Ireson@exeter.ac.uk


Project phases

Phase  Dates  Details 
 1 Jan 2008 to Dec 2008 Definition of requirements, selection of suppliers, implementation of the new network core, distribution layer and top priority building upgrades at St Luke's
 2 Jan 2009 to Dec 2009  Implementation of the distribution layer on Streatham campus and second priority building upgrades on Streatham and St Luke's campuses
 3 Jan 2010 to Dec 2010  Upgrade of  third priority buildings on Streatham campus

A detailed project plan is also available: NUP Phase 2 Implementation Plan


Current Phase

March
Core cabling ring: Laver-Old Library-Laver completed
Distribution ring: Laver-Amory-Streatham Court-Library-Old Library-
Queens-Northcote House-Holland Hall-Geoffery Pope-Laver completed

June
Smeall, St Luke's upgraded

July
Staff House, St Luke's wireless access in PGR area added
Main Library, additional wireless access added
Xfi upgraded
Streatham Court upgraded

August
Rowancroft (new building) upgraded
Peter Chalk & Newman upgraded

September
PCMD upgraded
Laver Building upgraded
Geoffrey Pope Phase 2-1 (refurbishment) upgraded
Baring Court 114 (refurbishment) upgraded
Haighton Library (refurbishment) upgraded

October

Old Library (refurbishment) upgraded
Laver LT6 (refurbishment) upgraded
IAIS upgraded

November
Northcote House (phase 1) upgraded
Reed Hall upgraded

December
Washington Singer upgraded
Rannoch House upgraded (temporarily still on the old network)
Cornwall House ready for upgrade