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Labs & Facilities

CACS operates a large variety of computer equipment for use by its faculty, staff and students. An extensive high-speed network connects computers and peripherals in the department to the campus data network and it is a fully managed trunked-VLAN network, with a 1Gbps core and 100Mbps to workstations, utilizing both fiber-optic and copper lines. Network is battery-backed in case of power failure. There are approximately 325 workstations in total, with roughly half running Windows and the other half running UNIX and around seventy servers, of which about 85% run UNIX and the rest Windows. It also provides email and web-space for its students.