Creating the first digital university of India has been a rich experience for all involved. It is an instrument for providing 21st century IT enabled learning, research, teaching, writing and communicating experience of a learning community, the Xavier University.
Inauguration of the Xavier Digital University was held on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at the new campus. ShriPradeepMaharathy, Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries & Animal Resources and Dr. Arun Kumar Sahoo, Hon’ble Minister of Panchayati Raj & Law, Govt. of Odishawere present during the inaugural function of the Xavier Digital University.
Xavier Digital University has been formed to cater new innovation and invention. New Data Center has been created with high performing blade Server. Four new Labs have been set up with 300 PCs.
The leased line raw bandwidth capacity was upgraded to 200 MBPS at XIMB in order to cater to the growing needs of faculty and students. Xavier City Campus is connected with 100MBPS leased line with fiber optic. Web server and Wi-Fi access points installed at student hostels.
IT Backbone Network Infrastructure work has been carried out by IBM supporting Juniper Networks devices for data and Astra (previously Ericson) for voice IPBX devices. Campus citizens can access resources from anywhere, and from any devices – mobile, tablet, or notes.
The highlights of the computing facilities are the following: