Below is an outline of topics and discussion points from the IT Standards
Group meeting on Wednesday.
IT Standards Group meeting
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Waterman 238 Conf. Room
Dave Deutl, CALS
Andy Gingras, MCSV Depot
Lyle Tourville, Tech Support, COMIS
Jonathan Trigaux, RSENR
Carol Keefe, Accounting IS
Walter Bartlau, Res Life
Dean Williams, CIT
Chris Lamson, Accounting IS
Derrick Calkins, Tech Support, COMIS
Harjit Dhaliwal, IS Specialist, COMIS
Geoff Duke, CIT
o Email RFP Update
o Gemini decommisioning / Active Directory deployment
o Spyware removal tools
Dean W.: Email, Calendar and Collab tools
o aiming for a recommendation to the May Trustees Meeting.
o project website: http://www.uvm.edu/cit/projects/email2004/
o interoperability of calendaring/email with existing
o Vendor's will be doing on-site demonstrations
o important: reducing variety of email clients
o Hold-off on email recommendations based on announcements
of change in mail client support.
o Recommend moving from POP to IMAP?
o Proposal - no POP
o Offline IMAP capabilities
o Policy decision - UVM BUsiness not to be conducted via POP
Regarding current email client support recommendations:
We don't want to make any recommendations now that requires
Spending resources, and then have to spend more because of
Changes in direction as a result of the Email RFP.
Refrain: "We'll know more in thecoming months."
Geoff D.: Gemini abatement
o Over 930 workstation migrated/joined to CAMPUS Domain
o Gemini to be decommission on February 28th.
Jonathan T. : Spyware
o Kor Kiley posted recent article (pestpatrol not so good)
- can be centrally managed
- finding virii that SAV misses
- realtime protection
o Microsoft Anti-spyware (giant)
o Spy-bot not so good these days...
o Symantec missing lots of stuff these days
 Action: convene group to discuss SAV shortcomings