INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIVISION
HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF ITD
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.|
|1999||ITD 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.|
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.
|2001||ITD organized its first IT Open Day and phase 1 of the e-voting system for SRC elections was implemented.|
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.
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”.
The E-Meeting system for Senate Meeting was launched. Prof. Dr. Ismawi Hj. Mohd Zen became the first CIO.
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.
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.|
|2008||The 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.|
|2010||The Internet bandwidth was upgraded to 295 Mbps.|
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.
|2014||The 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.|