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IT Funding Press Conference

Release Date: May 05, 2015

Cora Zaletel

Executive Director, External Affairs

Colorado State University-Pueblo

(719) 549-2810

Who​:​​ Colorado State University-Pueblo President Lesley Di Mare, Colorado State Senator Leroy Garcia, and Associated Students’ Government Vice President Mario Ruiz​​
​What: ​Press Conference​
​When: ​Wednesday, May 13, 1:30 p.m.
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​Where: ​Lobby of the Library and Academic Resources Center, CSU-Pueblo​
​Why: ​​On April 24, Governor John Hickenlooper signed the Long Bill, which included $1.8 million information technology funding to CSU-Pueblo in order to quickly accommodate the growing technological demands and changes in IT services on campus.  The funding will provide for a new containerized datacenter, new network edge and distribution switches, and new indoor and outdoor wireless access points.  These improvements to the network infrastructure will decrease network downtime and prolong equipment life by providing an adequate physical environment for servers and other critical computer hardware. Additionally, 130 new network edge and distribution switches will be installed across campus, which will greatly improve network speed and provide wireless and wired capabilities with state-of-the-art technology in the most needy buildings on campus.

A reception will follow the press conference.
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