Overall Project Status: COMPLETE
Project Goals & Objectives
- Improve Wi-Fi coverage and capacity by moving from a hallway Wi-Fi design to an in-suite design in all bedrooms/suites.
- Meet or exceed our SLA of minimum 5Mbps in all areas in the building
- Upgrade access layer network (access switches in IDFs and WAPs) to meet current network standards (Gigabit switches and 802.11ac) in Cougar Place.
Scope of Work
- Cabling and installation of 226 AP822s, one per room. Current APs in rooms are model AP320s; future will be AP822s (802.11ac capable).
- Replacement of all 10/100 switches with 1Gb switches with 10Gb uplink capability. A total of 13 switches will be replaced.
- Installation of one 4500X in BDF with 10Gb uplink to the core.
|Milestone||Target Completion Date||Comments/Deliverables|
|1||Project Kickoff||9/21/2015||Meeting held on 9/21. Meeting minutes posted in project web site.|
|2||Initiation phase completed. Project Charter Approved||10/23/2015||Signed project charter.|
|3||Planning phase completed.||10/23/2015||Vendor walk-throughs. Request equipment quotes. Pre-test in random rooms. Project plan/schedule approved.|
|4||Design phase completed. Wi-Fi/Wired Design Completed||10/23/2015||Actual Ekahau maps and other network design files (floor plans) as needed.|
|5||Cabling activities start||10/26/2015||Vendor will start activities in hallways. Schedules shared with Don. SHRL will send out communications to students.|
|6||Procurement Completed||11/20/2015||Ordering, purchasing, and equipment received|
|7||Access switches – configuration and installation completed||12/11/2015||Analysts will configure switches upon arrival and UH technicians will install them in IDFs in prep for January cutover|
|8||Start cabling installation in rooms||12/17/2015||Vendor installations in rooms. Rooms available on 12/17/15|
|9||Finalize installation/deployment||1/10/2015||Students move-in on 1/15/16|
|10||Post-testing / QA||1/13/2016||Students move-in on 1/15/16|
|11||Project Completed||1/31/2016||LLR, finalize project documentation|
|1st floor||10/26/2015||11/6/2015||Install cables in hallways|
|2nd Floor||10/26/2015||11/6/2015||Install cables in hallways|
|3rd Floor||10/26/2015||11/6/2015||Install cables in hallways|
|4th floor||11/6/2015||11/13/2015||Install cables in hallways|
|5th floor||11/6/2015||11/13/2015||Install cables in hallways|
|6th floor||11/6/2015||11/13/2015||Install cables in hallways|
|7th floor||11/6/2015||11/13/2015||Install cables in hallways|
|Closet prep 1,2,3,4,5,6,7||11/16/2015||11/20/2015||Closet prep and termination.|
|room termination and testing||12/17/2015||1/10/2016||Room installation, Testing , AP install|