The computer center on the left
DCE has a well equipped centralized computer center to cater to the needs of high profile students and faculty in the college. It is housed, in a magnificent state-of-the-art building having specialized laboratories to provide variety of platforms and computing environment for UG, PG and research students. The center possesses a number of servers and over 150 Compaq Pentium-IV computer systems.
In addition the center has 5 SUN CAD workstations meant for use by UG/PG/PhD students for their projects and research work. The center is fully networked through high-end intelligent CISCO switch, and possesses round the clock 2 Mbps leased line, ISDN and a 4 Mbps leased line in a different pipe for the Wi-Fi connectivity for the academic, administrative and hostel blocks of the campus, with internet facilities on all the nodes. It also has the latest versions of compilers, scientific, technical and engineering software, training kits etc. for the students of different branches of engineering.
Computer programming is an integral part of BE/ME/M.Sc/PhD programs. Besides computer center is also used for conduct of short term training programs for staff and faculty. Further computer center houses the Microsoft MSDN Academy with licensed Microsoft softwares made available to all the faculty and students. DCE is also the nodal academy for information storage and management solutions through its DCE-EMC Academy that conducts training programs at the department of Computer center for faculty of all the engineering institutions in North India twice every year.
DCE Campus Wide Networks - Present Setup
DCE presently has around 150 computers connected as a LAN in its computer center in its two floors providing internet access (2 Mbps) and programming facilities to all software related laboratories of all the departments of the college, predominantly COE, IT, ECE, EE and Maths departments.
The academic buildings/library/administrative blocks and all the hostels of DCE are interconnected using Wi-Fi with limited number of access points. The Administrative Block, Training and Placement Block, Convocation Hall and Library are also connected via CAT5 cables.
Each of the departments need to have their own LANs to be later interconnected using the proposed Optical Fiber Cable Network (OFCN). COE department has its laboratories connected with its LAN as of now and Admin Block is partially networked.
Presently Computer Center has the following equipment.
- Layer-3 Switch (Cisco Catalyst 4507R) - 1 No
- Layer-2 Switch (Cisco 2948) - 3 Nos
- ISP Router - 4 Nos
- ISP Bandwidth from Bharti Airtel 4 Mbps, Tata 2 Mbps ERNET 2 Mbps.
- Modem (Key mile LECAR) - 4 Nos
- Software Firewall - 1 Nos
- Servers (HP, Wipro) - 5 Nos
- Base station radios, routers for Wi-Fi based campus-wide network.
Faculty - COMPUTER CENTER