Presentation on theme: "Information Technology Data Center. June 2008 – Meeting with Data Center Company at Fremont Center Yahoo was looking at Fremont and Omaha for new Data."— Presentation transcript:
June 2008 – Meeting with Data Center Company at Fremont Center Yahoo was looking at Fremont and Omaha for new Data Center Google locates in Council Bluffs, IA Microsoft locates in Des Moines, IA Big issue for Data Center builders was no training Two years earlier we redesigned the whole INFO curriculum.
July 2008 – Meeting with College President about Data Center The Data Center company was no longer with us. College decided to move on with project The President set a deadline for course development as January 1, 2009 Heart attack time. Core courses save the day
July / August 2008 – Faculty meet Jamie Bridgham, James Johnson, Steve Hall, and Ted Tucker What is a Data Center? We started taking tours of Data Centers Electronic opt out of project (say goodbye to Steve) Ray Baumann join the group Hardware? IBM and HP and APC Work starts on Fremont Area Center
August / January – Courses and Course Description identified and written Degree added to next year catalog. Faculty divide up courses and start writing course outlines. Made the Presidents deadline Delays on the work at the Fremont Area Center Start looking for a temporary home ATC comes to the rescue
September / Now – Hardware time Started working on Rack and Blade Center Configurations ( IBM and HP) May – Attended Commons in Reno Gain a lot of information and contacts Work on IBM Configuration (2 systems) Work on HP configuration Work on IBM configuration again Work on HP configuration again Add Macintosh
Current Times – Configurations DONE! Planning and design taking shape Data Center courses (second year level) start this fall DOL Approves Grant Equipment Purchase 7-16-09 Will move into the Fremont Area Center Data Center in November.