INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIVISION

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIVISION

Overview

Overview



 

CIO OFFICE







HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF ITD

YEAR
DETAILS

1997       
Information Technology Division (ITD) was established with Assoc. Prof. Dr. Adznan Jantan as the first Director of ITD.
1998  The IIUM ICT Master Plan, incorporating the IIUM High Speed ATM Network (IHSAN) was submitted to MAMPU.
1999ITD moved to a new office at the Computer Centre Building, beside the IIUM Mosque. The Gombak campus Internet bandwidth was upgraded from 512 Kpbs to 2 Mbps.
2000 

Mesh topology of structured cabling with optical fibre backbone was in placed in order to support the existing ATM Mesh node. A complete redundancy PABX system was deployed.


2001ITD organized its first IT Open Day and phase 1 of the e-voting system for SRC elections was implemented.
2002

The Internet bandwidth was upgraded from 4 Mbps to 8 Mbps for Gombak campus. Phase 1 of the Gigabit Ethernet migration was implemented. Migrated from Oracle 8 to Oracle 9i.


2003 

The Helpdesk System and the Integrated Computing System (ICS) for the whole campus was established and implemented. ITD earned the distinction of being “Oracle’s Innovative Customer”.



2004

The E-Meeting system for Senate Meeting was launched. Prof. Dr. Ismawi Hj. Mohd Zen became the first CIO.


     
2005

The Internet bandwidth was upgraded from 8 Mbps to 34 Mbps for Gombak campus, 4 Mbps for the Indera Mahkota campus and 2 Mbps for the PJ campus. The integrated WAN services (VPN) was established.


2006

ITD awarded the MS ISO 9001:2000 Certification within the scope of “Management of ICT Resources and Application System". The MyIIUM Community Portal was launched. ITD migrated from Oracle 9i to Oracle 10g.


2007 The Gigabit Ethernet backbone was fully implemented. IP telephony services using VOIP was implemented. Implemented Phase 1 of the IIUM Wireless services.
2008The Internet bandwidth was upgraded to 140 Mbps for Gombak campus.
2009  Implemented Phase 2 of the IIUM Wireless services which was extended to the Mahallahs in Gombak campus.
2010The Internet bandwidth was upgraded to 295 Mbps.
2013

IIUM Wireless Project Phase 3 was launched by the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia on 17 September 2013. The Wireless Network insfrastructure project phase 3 installed a full capacity and coverage on 802.11n technology at Mahallahs in Gombak campus. The Internet bandwidth was upgraded to 375 Mbps.



2014The IIUM E-mail system was migrated from Microsoft Exchange to Google Gmail with increased inbox quota from 500MB to 25GB.
2015 The Internet bandwidth was upgraded to 2.1 Gbps.