ITS Maintenance Event

Burnaby Campus - Power Outages August 24-25 - IT Availability - Saturday, August 24, 2013

In preparation for the Facilities Management Power Maintenance Event IT Services staff will be shutting down network equipment in affected buildings as follows:

                From:     6:00 pm                 Friday August 23, 2013
                To:          8:00 pm                 Sunday August 25, 2013
                Buildings:               South Campus -    SW9, SE12, SE16, SE30

                                                         AND

                From:     6:00 pm                 Friday August 23, 2013
                To:          8:00 pm                 Sunday August 25, 2013
                Buildings:               North Campus -    NE4, NE6, NE21, NW5, NW6

                                           AND

                From:     6:00 pm                 Saturday August 24, 2013
                To:          8:00 pm                 Sunday August 25, 2013
                Buildings:               South Campus -    All remaining Buildings South Campus 
                                    
(SE2, SE4, SE6, SE8, SE9, SE10, SE14, SW1, SW2, SW3, SW5, SW8)

 IT Services Impact:            The IT Services data centre is located in SE12 and we
                                                expect to be fully operational using generator power. 

                                                All network connectivity will be unavailable  from the impacted buildings

                                                All systems should be accessible from off campus or from
                                                non-impacted buildings.

                                                Note: There will be no student lab support (i.e. proctors) on Saturday August 24

Reason:                       Facilities Maintenance Outage
                                            >Electrical connection to Lot 7 OASIS Project, 
                                            >BC Hydro Interconnection Relay, 
                                            >and Urgent Electrical Substation Repairs.             

Type of Shut Down:            Electrical

Customer Impact:                As there will be limited lighting in these buildings, and because the Life Safety Equipment (Fire Alarms System and Emergency Lighting), may be affected, access to these buildings will be denied to all persons other than Security and the workers involved in the process. Please be advised that Security will be doing Fire Watch and Security Patrols throughout the Shut Downs.

If you have any questions about this scheduled power outage, please contact:
Glen Dalziel, Electrical Foreman
Office: 111-451-6790
E-mail: [email protected]

Posted: August 20, 2013

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