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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Meeting A

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
9:00am - 10:30am


Meet at ITS Conference Room ML3010 (3rd Floor of Memorial Library)

Welcome and Introductions - Bryan Schneider - Director of Technical Services

Review of Process and Plan for the Year - Bryan Schneider

ITS Purpose and Vision - Bryan Schneider

ITS Organization Review and Computer Center Tour

  • ORG Chart (broken link)
  • Programming Area
  • Computer Center
  • Customer Services/Help Desk
  • Systems
  • ACTS

Presentation: - Bryan Schneider Technical Services

Technical Services

  • Intro and overview of Technical Services
  • Growth areas and Future

Computer systems and network systems infrastructure

  • Automation of account creation
  • Network services: DNS, DHCP, LDAP, Active Directory, Dial-in
  • Web Services
  • File Servers
  • Print Servers
  • Database Servers
  • Software Updates and Patches
  • Equipment Monitoring

Local Area Network

  • Internet Service Redundancy
  • Internet Service

ResNet Network / Internet Proposal

  • Adding Wireless and Internet RFP

Wireless Network

  • History
  • Wireless Security
  • Future Wireless Enhancements

Remote Access Services

  • Dial-in Servers
  • VPN

Card Access System

VoIP Phone System

Student Tech Fee Supported Printing (MavPRINT)

  • Solutions to Control Cost/Waste

MavMAIL E-mail Systems

  • Spam / Virus Filtering
  • MavMAIL
  • MavMAIL upgrades
  • MavMAIL Future Enhancements

MavDISK Campus File Server

  • Features - Recent Upgrade
  • Future Enhancements

Online MavCARD Transaction System

What Keeps Bryan Up At Night


Technology Comparison - Minnesota State Mankato With Other Colleges and Universities - Wayne Sharp's Trip to New Orleans

Feedback of the today's meeting and the overall plan

Subcommittee Open Discussion

Action Items


Background Information

Orientation Web Site



  • Blake Grotewold
  • Chelsey Masich


  • Steven Smith
  • Patricia Nelson


  • Bryan Schneider