The Sambalpur University Act started functioning from 1st January, 1967. The University at Jyoti Vihar provides Post-Graduate education in Twenty-seven subjects through Twenty Post-Graduate Departments. The establishment of Directorate of Distance Education (DEC), Private Education Cell (PEC), One Nodal Computer Centre, Academic Staff College, Central Library are acting like the wheels for the University system and are carrying the University speedily towards achieving the noble boon for which these are set up.
SU wanted to implement e-governance for efficient and transparent management of the University.
Intec deployed a state of art solution wherein world leading Checkpoint with Nortel Switched Firewall were used to provide high speed internet access without performance degradation. Nortel Intrusion Detection/Prevention which is a part of Nortel Multi Layer defense was deployed for detection and preventing intrusions.
Nortel SSL VPN was deployed to allow remote users to use the network resources in a secure manner.
VLANs were deployed with Layer 3 routing for ensuring security between different group of users. 10 G ready Core Switch has been deployed to ensure ease in migrating to higher performance levels.
Nortel wireless security switches were used in conjunction with "dumb" access point to provide secure seamless wireless communication in the hostels. Keeping in view the wide geography a mix of wireless mesh and point to point Links were used to provide wide coverage on wireless.
IP Telephony with voice over wireless was used to allow users to roam in the campus with IP wireless handsets and communicate seamlessly.
Smart cards were used for authentication of users. High speed OMR was deployed to enable fast and efficient role out of objective examinations.
Internet Bandwidth management was implemented