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Networking & Communications Timeline
1969
1970 Remote Job Entry

batch job submission & printing


interactive terminals with dedicated wiring
1971
1972
1973
1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983 MIMI
terminal switch (9600 bps)
1984 Rolm telephone switch


phonemail 1986
early LANs
etherseries, 3+plus, proteon token ring
1985 NetNorth
consortium of Ontario universities
1986 campus ethernet

10 Mbps fibre & star coupler (giant LAN)


IB2 bridges to AGS+ collapsed backbone


FDDI ring 100 Mbps backbone -- routed subnets


two 7513s 100 Mbps fast ethernet backbone
1987
1988
1989
1990 ONet
initial speed 19.2 Kbps
CA*Net provincial nets interlinked



Uni*Net ATM (1996) operated by ONet
1991
1992
1993
1994 Meridian telephone switch Hamilton-Wentworth FreeNet

Consortium grows - HPL, school boards

later - City & Region
Enhanced Modem Pool (EMP)

self-funding -- pool expands to meet demand
1995
1996 Proxy server

web off-campus access
1997
1998
1999

 

 

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Citrix Receiver Client Update

UTS asks Citrix users to upgrade Citrix Receiver Client to the most current version by February 28, 2017. See UTS Citrix website for installation and removal information.


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