Silchester setup day

Two of our networking team have been working hard down at the Silchester Roman Camp to help set up for this summer’s dig. IT Services provide online access at the site for staff and visitors and this year we have developed this further, to add connectivity to the University telephone system.

We have set up the internet connectivity, from the barn…

to the actual site…

There is a Voice Over IP telephone set up on site, enabling calls to be connected ‘internally’ to the University telephone system and the dig site wireless network coverage has been installed.

and internet access is now active.

With thanks to Bob Redknap, here’s what the site looks like:



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