Wi-Fi Project Status Update

​Fully executed Purchase Order was sent to the vendor on Wednesday, 1/15/2020 from the Purchasing Office for the Queens College Cisco Infrastructure and Wireless Modernization.​

Approved by the Board of Trustees of the City University of New York on Thursday December 5th 2019. The next step would be to issue a Purchase Order.

The solicitation was released on Wednesday November 6th and approved by the Board of Trustees of the City University of New York on Friday November 15th. Completed.

SOW was reviewed by CUNY CIS and will be released by Purchasing – 11/5/2019 – Completed.
Major Internet access renovations will be underway when ITS begins the Campus wide Wi-Fe Upgrade Project with the goal of improving wireless access in all locations across campus. The proposed deployment plan is as follows;


Office Information

IT Project Manager: Syed Ali
Office: I-Building 126
Phone: (718) 997-3018
Fax: (718) 997-5678

Queens College: Information Technology Services. Project Management Office. Project Roadmap for the Wi-Fi Upgrade Project. The sections are separated into three phases. Phase 1 is listed as January, phase 2 is listed as March and phase 3 is listed as June. There is a list of locations inside Queens College under each phase. Project Ends when everything is completed.
wdt_ID Project Name Description Phase Status Division
1 Telephone system replacement Replace the end of life legacy voice PBX to enhance the campus communication solution while safeguarding their technology future. Planning Continuant has been engaged as the vendor for this system, and the project is anticipated to be completed by the end July 2021. Information Technology Services
2 Website redesign Queens College seeks to reconstruction of its public website (www.qc.cuny.edu). The goal of the project is to modernize the College’s online presence and improve site content, structure, design, functionality, usability and maintenance Execution Requirement gathering, design building and Mock-up demonstration to Key stakeholders Communication and Information Technology Services
3 Wireless enhancement & Core upgrade Queens College IT has initiated a project to improve campus wireless and its core infrastructure. Closure Coordinating and planning with vendor for successful implementation of 900 APs replacement Waiting for core gears shipment from manufacturer. Vendor is analyzing the data of our current core configurations Information Technology Services
4 Helpdesk software replacement IT will upgrade their Central Operations software encased around three pillars: Service Design, Service Operation, and Service Transition. Closure Project Team building and proactive planning for software design and implementation approach Information Technology Services