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Richard Letts

Director, Networking and Telecommunications,
Purdue University

Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN
United States

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Posted By Richard Letts Nov 5, 2021 3:08 PM
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We have two power supplies in each switch – one should be on a UPS and the other on utility power. Richard Letts Director, Networking and Telecommunications, Purdue University
Posted By Richard Letts Nov 3, 2021 6:15 PM
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We've been doing an extensive survey of this as we try to establish a capital investment into our residence networking – thank you to all of the directors who have replied to the business analysts working on that with our housing services folks. Today University Residences require provide one pic ...
Posted By Richard Letts Oct 14, 2021 6:13 PM
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We have a LOT of SSID at Purdue (see below); we are looking at moving to Eduroam. Because our residences are 90% 802.11n students try a lot of the different SSID to see if they get better performance. Quite often students report 'improved performance' by switching to our guest SSID (which comes off ...
Posted By Richard Letts Oct 6, 2021 10:29 AM
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This is one of the items on our risk registry. Most of the fiber on campus runs in the utility tunnels that provide chilled water, steam, power, etc. If we had a separate physical path into the building then it is highly likely that it is going to terminate in the same Building Distribution Frame ...
Posted By Richard Letts Sep 29, 2021 1:55 PM
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aside: it looks as if Educause Connect has killed this discussion list in some way. my reply to the Listserv got rejected. We've been struggling with wireless service levels on a number of fronts as we're now a few hundred students short of 50,000 on campus. (up from ~42K three years ago) a) We have ...