Victoria University of Wellington(MIS100 2011)

Victoria University of Wellington(MIS100 2011)

2010 ranking: 12

Senior IS executive:
Stuart Haseldon, director Information Technology Services Reports to: Chief operating officer

Size of IS shop: 150

PCs: 5035

Mobile PCs: 881

Terminals: 755

Hand-held devices: 160

Total screens: 6831

Industry: Education services

PC environment: Windows XP, Red Hat Linux, Dell, Apple

Server environment: Windows 2003, 2008; Red Hat; Dell

DBMS: Oracle, SQL

Address: Kelburn Parade, Wellington


Key IS projects this year: Information management; finance upgrade; content management; document management; storage replacement; mail upgrade; high performance computing purchase/service; CRM.

As is typical of all ICT investment for , proven benefit and ROI are carefully examined when adopting new technologies or services. ICT is recognised as an enabler of the business and education goals of the University.

More than 22,000 students are enrolled at , studying across the four Wellington-based campuses. Multiple projects are planned for 2011, including work and investment in disaster recovery, business intelligence, wireless, FMIS, knowledge management, VoIP, unified communications and virtualisation.

An exciting development in datacentre earthquake protection is currently under development at Victoria, with hopes that a prototype will be available by the end of 2011.

Information, content and document management will be top priorities in 2011, along with a replacement of some of the University’s storage solutions.

An upgrade from Exchange 2007 to 2010 will be completed in March, and upgrades to finance systems will also be completed this year.

“IT is used across all areas of our business to enhance business objectives,” says Stuart Haselden, d services.

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