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Fast facts by the numbers

Fall Startup 08-09 figures

Contributed by the IT Directors

Learn more about IT … by the numbers.

1.2: The average number of days in which Student Computing incidents are resolved

15: The percentage of IT Services Help Desk incidents that are resolved using Bomgar ®, a remote assistance tool that provides direct computer-to-computer support via the Internet regardless of operating system. Read more about Bomgar ®.

26: The percentage of the incidents for Student Computing that is virus or spyware related

197: The number of supported servers (62 physical servers, 135 virtual servers)

300: The number of wireless access points on campus

318: The number of students that Student Computing helped during move-in weekend

500: The number of megabits per second (Mb/s) of WCU’s Internet connection bandwidth. (The average download speed for the US is 5.1 Mb/s per second, according to SpeedMatters.org. Download the Speed Matters report on Internet speeds pdf.)

635+: The number of students that Student Computing helped from the start of the semester to Sept. 11, 2009

900+: The number of IT Services Help Desk incidents resolved from the start of the semester to Sept. 11, 2009

1249: The number of email accounts created or deleted from May 1-Sept. 11, 2009 (approximately)

1592: The number of active, current courses in WebCat

3,753: The number of WCU email accounts as of Sept. 11, 2009

4,700+: The number of requests for support during the back-to-school month (Aug. 10-Sept. 7, 2009)

15,000: The number of network ports on campus (approximately)

15,972: The number of downloads from WCU iTunes University from Aug. 9-Sept. 11, 2009

1,921,321: The number of emails tagged as SPAM and allowed in July 2009

390,400,012: The number of emails tagged as SPAM and blocked in July 2009