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Thanks for all this clarification. I guess it all means that phase 2 hosting is near the top of your list?!?. Any time frame for phase 2 going live? As it would seem that may positive steps for WE are being held back by our current hosting situation...

As for productivity, it's never been so clear to me that I need to advocate for a tabbed approach once the new hosting is in place.

Thanks again...

Prawstho (talk)16:18, 26 September 2008

Hi Peter --

Believe me -- Phase 2 hosting is on the top of my list (along with 10 other things :-( ).

Next week I'm going to progress our discussions with Athabasca Uni -- who have offered to host the servers. I need to get a final decision on the actual boxes and then quotes for leasing. Not too straight forward -- because AU have offered us use of their storage systems (as opposed to RAID) and we need to figure this out. The next step is drafting contracts of the leasing, which is complicated by the fact that after 1 May these contracts need to be transferred to the new entity.

Assuming we can get contracts out within 2 weeks (optimistic), take delivery time into account plus the time Jim & Wen need to set up the servers --- depending on their availability would give you some idea of time line.

Cheers Wayne

Mackiwg (talk)09:33, 27 September 2008

Very awesome to read this Wayne!!

Let me know if you ever need a Canadian contact to take "responsibilities" for this. I'd be happy to liaise with AU...


Prawstho (talk)03:36, 28 September 2008