The Department of Anatomy implemented a high speed local area network (LAN) with a 10G fiber optic backbone connecting the servers with all the major areas in the department with manageable L3 switches and CAT 6 cabling to the clients.
There are a total of about 200 clients consisting of both thick and thin clients which are located in the histology students laboratory, Dissection Hall, eLearning Facility for the PGs in Room, Small Group Teaching Room adjacent to the Dissection Hall, Faculty Offices and Labs. & Convergence Block Ground Floor & Basement 1. We also provide access to the intranet through Wi-Fi with more than 100 users, with access facilities using any devices like Laptops, Tablets and Cell phones etc.,
The departmental high speed intranet is the foundation on which all the e-resource management systems of the department function.
The eLearning Facility in the department maintains the following:
· Learning Management System
· Video Conferencing System
· Database Applications
* The Embalming database
* The Body Donation database and
* The departmental stores database
· Website content management system
· Biometric attendance and Door access systems
· Department-wide Wi-Fi
· Interactive Projection Systems
· Network Printing
· Network attached storage
· Internet Mail and Proxy servers
· CCTV Surveillance System
The concept, design and execution of all these facilities are totally in-house and based on off-the-shelf, non-proprietary hardware and Free & Open Source Software (FOSS).