A computer cell is functioning with LAN connections. The students can make use of the cell with multiplier effects ranging from type setting to internet browsing. The centre is functioning out of the college hours so that the students can use the facility at any time on all working days.
Computer Centre completes 10 years of its existence. Due to the rapid changes in the field of computer, the centre has different types of Operating Systems and Hardware Configurations. The centre has IBM servers with the support of various operating systems like Windows server 2003, 2008 and Fedora 11.
Computer Centre stands tall with 190 latest computers distributed over three different labs. It is proud of having the top level IBM server called ‘Blade Server’ with the latest zero down-time dual set circuits and Xeon E5504 processor with 1 TB hard disk and 16 GB RAM. To distribute the high end server power, 9 Net Gear 24-port network switches and nine patch panels with power managers are installed. In order to switch over seamlessly among the server blades, KVM switch is fixed with which eight blades can be attached. The lab was furnished with thirty five brand new computers having i5 Processor, 1 TB hard disk, 8 GB DDR 4 RAM and state-of-the-art LED monitors.
In order to maintain the communication speed in accordance with the new high speed server and latest client machines, the aging 100 MB/Sec network cables are replaced with CAT 6 type cables with 1000 MB/Sec speed. For longer uninterrupted power supply 30 KVA Alltech UPS were augmented with 50 brand new 40AH tubular batteries. To facilitate the final year project image outputs, a multi-function Canon Image Runner 2520 laser printer has been acquired.
The SHEPHERD department offers Government aided DCA and DOM courses for the rural girls, who do their practical’s in the Computer Centre. The centre is kept open from 8.00 am to 6.30 pm and is used by the students of Shift-I & Shift-II.
E.G.S Pillay Arts & Science College,
Old Nagore Road,Thethi
Nagapattinam - 611002,