Computer CentreFor students to work on their assignments. Internet, scanning & printing facility
Dr. Sanjay Kumar Sharma
Mr. P. Veerasekhar
Mr. K. Sudhakar Rao
Mr. Prabhudas K
The University of Hyderabad Campus Network Facility came into existence in the year 2004.
The HCU Campus Network Facility(CNF) provides a wide range of IT facilities and services with a state-of-the-art networking environment to support all University students, faculty and staff for their learning, research, teaching, and administration.
Our facilities include advanced network facilities, and powerful central servers, while our services include web-based eMail application, Internet security system, Anti-Virus application, Network services supporting up to the the Distribution switch level, ADSL Modems, and Wi-Fi services.
These comprehensive facilities and services enable members of the University to have the best IT resources and environment for supporting their learning and teaching activities.
It is the mission of the Campus Network Facility to provide advanced and reliable IT services to the University community so that campus fraternity could readily access all the network services anytime and anywhere. We work in support of the vision and mission of the University, to sustain and enhance the University’s excellence as an institution of higher learning through outstanding teaching and world-class research so as to produce well-rounded graduates with lifelong abilities to provide leadership within the societies they serve.
The CNF Advisory Committee oversees the functioning of the services.
Campus Security System
The HCU Security System runs 24-hours non-stop and provide network services to support the IT needs of the University. Each and every user is given a unique user-identification, the HCU Security ID(also known as Internet Login-Id) and an associated Password, which facilitates all members of the University to access a wide range of network services and applications easily through web browsers.
The CNF works towards the same vision of the University and endeavours to provide the best services available. Free access to the Internet and ample disk storage, are provided to each staff and student to facilitate their electronic mail communication and participation in open electronic forums.
The HCU Portal provides a user-friendly and easy-to-access interface for University members to access all the centrally-provided IT services including electronic mail, and Intranet services through our high-speed campus network.
Campus Network Facility
To support all the IT services in the University, the CNF has installed a high-speed, sophisticated and resilient campus network infrastructure for the University based on Gigabit Ethernet, Fast Ethernet and WiFi Wireless LAN technologies. The network infrastructure is managed with the enforcement of high-security measures, spam and virus filtering and Quality of Service (QoS) bandwidth regulation.
The coverage of the University Campus Network is extensive with more than 4,000 network points and over 14 wireless access points. A ubiquitous network access environment, known as ACEnet (Access-Everywhere-Network), has been established to provide staff and students with wired and wireless connectivity to the campus network.
Wireless connectivity is also available in all public areas on the main campus. Students can easily connect to the campus network and Internet in student residential halls. All the residents of University Campus are provided with access to the internet via ADSL modems. Basically, our staff and students are provided with uninterrupted access to the campus network anytime and anywhere. The HCU campus network is also connected to the Centre for Distance Education which is located at Golden Threshold premises through leased line.
Through the high-speed links, University members are provided with the resourceful network connectivity to enhance their research collaborations with other academics on a global scale.
The Computer Centre was established in 1985, as a central facility to facilitate, foster and support the essential teaching and research goals of University of Hyderabad through the deployment and delivery of computing services to the University’s faculty, students, officers and staff.
In 1992, the Centre through a link with NCST, Mumbai, began providing communication services like email and internet access. Various value-based services were made accessible to users through a Campus-wide Thick/Thin Ethernet backbone network.