Distributed Computing Support
Management Team


Meeting Minutes

June 16, 2006

Members
Joe Adamo (Computing and IT Center), Troy Bacon (AVP Finance and Business Affairs and Controller), Philip Baczewski (DCSMT Chair, Director of Academic Computing, Computing and IT Center), John Berra (Registrar), Craig Berry (School of Visual Arts), Ben Bigby (College of Music), Ginger Boone (University Union), Richard Sanzone (Computing and IT Center), Tim Christian (College of Arts and Sciences), Chu Chuah (College of Public Administration and Community Service), Wil Clark (UNT System Center @ Dallas), Jim Curry (Microcomputer Maintenance/ Classroom Support Services), Cyndie Harris (UNT Facilities), Mike Hatch (College of Business Administration), Paul Hons (College of Education), Scott Jackson (Libraries), Abraham John (VP Student Development), Scott Joyce (Housing), Gary Mathews (School of Library and Information Science), Brenda Kirk (CITC PC/LAN Support), Bruce Pollock (ABN LAN Mgmt), Uwe Rossbach (College of Engineering), Chris Strauss (Computing and IT Center), Roy Zumwalt (Texas Academy of Math and Science)

Members Present
Joe Adamo (Computing and IT Center), Philip Baczewski (DCSMT Chair, Director of Academic Computing, Computing and IT Center), Kacey Close (substituting for Craig Berry (School of Visual Arts)), Tim Christian (College of Arts and Sciences), Nick Anderson (substituting for Cyndie Harris (UNT Facilities)), Mike Hatch (College of Business Administration), Katy Gallahan (substituting for Scott Jackson (UNT Libraries)), Jim Byford (substituting for Bruce Pollock (ABN Lan Mgmt)), Uwe Rossbach (College of Engineering), Mac Edwards (substituting for Richard Sanzone (CITC Helpdesk))

Guests
T.J. Adamowicz (Police and Traffic), Richard Anderson (CITC Information Security), Daren Dugan (CITC Network Computing Services), Cathy Hardy (Computing and IT Center), Jason Gutierrez (CITC Network Computing Services), Tim Hatch (COBA), Andy Novak, CITC Admin/Compliance), Steve Radcliff (School of Visual Arts), Lawana Robinson (Computing and IT Center), James Strawn (College of Arts & Sciences), Yoke Teo (CITC Network Computing Services), Shane Yeargan (UNT Libraries)

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Minutes from June 16, 2006, were approved as written.

MICROSOFT VISTA AND OFFICE 2007 PREVIEW

Jeff Stewart was introduced as the new Microsoft marketing representative for UNT, replacing Lisa Faia. Craig Robicheaux, Microsoft marketing SE, proceeded with a presentation which covered new features in the Microsoft Office System 2007. The standard version will include Outlook, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. The "Plus" version, which replaces the current "Pro" version, adds Access, Publisher, Infopath, and Communicator. The Enterprise version adds the server software associated with the Office System.

Craig also provided an overview of Microsoft Windows Vista, including the basic Hardware requirements, requirements for the "Aero" feature, OS image management features, and the availability timeline for Vista.

OLD BUSINESS

No old business was discussed.

NEW BUSINESS

No new business was discussed.

AREA REPORTS

Chris Strauss held a drawing for the Best Buy card awarded to one of his survey participants. Nicole Morgan was the winner

Judy Hunter reported that she was testing a Dell 5310 printer and noted that the cost of toner is 7% higher per 100 pages than that for the Dell 5300.

Maurice Leatherbury reported that the CITC has been gathering information on the capabilities of Microsoft Exchange and reexamining Novell Netware for print and file services, but that no plans were in place for replacing Groupwise or Netware any time soon.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:34 a.m. The next meeting is scheduled for July 7, 2006.


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