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UB 2020

University at Buffalo's strategic plan

Archives: IT Transformation Completed Projects

Consolidation: Anti-Virus

Past Updates

November 21, 2008

Progress is being made with Microsoft to address reporting tools and needs.

June 13, 2008

Testing with a subset of University IT Support Services was successful.

December 5, 2007

Proposals have been prepared for a firewall solution (Symantec Endpoint Protection for workstations and eEye for servers) and patch services (Microsoft WSUS and Shalvik HFNetProtect for both platforms), reported Joe Mantione, team leader. Support model discussions for primary and individual service plans are on the teams' upcoming agendas.

October 19, 2007

The team has put forth a proposal for Phase I of patch management in support of "UB Campus Patch Management System", which includes the purchase of two servers to run Microsoft WSUS on the north and south campuses.

September 14, 2007

Richard Amantia, team leader for anti-virus/patch/firewall/backup implementation team facilitated the discussion which was primarily on the topic of firewalls.