The Computer Center, Birth & Development

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Computer Center

1984
-
2011








Prepared by

Ph. D Ghassan H.Abdul Majeed

Computer Center Director /Baghdad University


Assisst. Lec. Aseel Hussan


Assisst. Lec. Ahmad Obaid

Head of Continuous Training
Division



Head of eGovernace &

Network security

Unit



Eng.Sondus Hassan


Eng. Abdullah Abd Ali Jassim

Internet Applications Unit


Head of Intern
et

Applications Unit

Ms.Alaa Hilmi

Personal Unit






First
-

The Computer Center, Birth & Development

The Computer Center was established in 1984 with a limited staff most of them with a
bachelor degree and a director, with degree. Professor Sohail
Saad
-

allah was the first
director . The structure of the center was not clear; there were no units, nor departments
and the centers role was limited on the maintenance of the university computers and
organizing simple courses about the basics of comp
uter using besides being a place to store
information about the work of the university headoffice such as the warehouse system, the
library, etc.

In 1994, Professor Harith AL
-
Jumaily took over the responsibility of directing the
center; since then the

number of courses increased in various majors and the number of the
systems that facilitate work in the university increased such as personal system and the
unified computing system ,etc.

In 1998 the center was headed by Dr. Rafeh Hashim . During
his period , the internet
service became available at the center and for many colleges at the University of
Baghdad .The number of courses and participants increased annually. The number of
courses annually exceeded , one thousand and th
e number of participants annually exceeded.

At the beginning of 2005, the management of the center was assigned to Prof.
Ghassan H. Abdul Majeed, . There has been a great transformation in the management of
center .It has become a highly
qualified center for training and tests. International
institutions such as (Microsoft ,Cisco,Oracle,Adobe,etc, has given the center that power.

Now , the center provides international examinations for more than(2000) two
thousand certificates that cov
ers computing technology .The number of courses has
increased to more than 300 hundred courses . The number of participants has exceeded 10
thousands in 2010.


The Computer Center represents the first counseling institution for the Ministry of
Higher E
ducation and Scientific Research in all issues dealing with Computer . The center has
achieved various achievement in addition of providing more than 2000 international
certificates. The center acquired the rank of the first best examination center out of

14000
examinations centers distributed in most countries. That achievement was based upon the
assessment made by Certiport Company. It evaluated the Computer Center for with efficiency
of administration, execution of examination ,and the ability to so
lve problems and providing
examination requirements .


Second
-

The Names of the Directors and when they took over:

1
-

Dr. Suhail Saad Allah 1984
-
1994

2
-

Prof. Harith Taha Al
-
Jumaily 1994
-
1997

3
-

Dr. Rafea Hashim Al
-
Suhaily 1998
-
2004

4
-

Dr.
Chassan Hamed Majeed 2005
-


Third
-

The Administrative and Scientific Cadre of the center

The scientific cadres (The Present states))

Professor

Assistant
Professor

lecturer

Assistant
lecturer

1

none

2

10

The Technical Administrative and Service
Cadre (The Present states)

Intermediate
Certificate
and below

Bachelor

Diploma

Secondary
Certificate

Intermediate
Certificate


1

32

10

2

12


Fourth


Contents of Computer Center:
-

The computer center includes the following:
-

1
-

14 Classrooms with complete
equipment.

2
-

300 computers.

3
-

2Video conferencing systems.

4
-

The internet service is supplied by 4 internet systems including 2 VSAT systems & 2
Broad band systems.

5
-

Now, we are implementing advanced ICT network inside the computer ceisco with
depending on advanc
ed Cisco systems.

6
-

eLearning tools and expand in the use of last technologies.

7
-

250KVA generator for electrical power backup.

8
-

4 servers ,each server have 2 Xeon processors and each Xeon includes 2 cores.


Fifth
-

The Goals of the Center and its means:

1.

Planning , implementing & developing the ICT infrastructure of university of Baghdad.

2.

Building cooperation relationships with worldwide companies to import their ICT and
use it in Iraq.

3.

Transfer the ICT to the colleges by building cooperation relations
hips with them.

4.

Developing the experiences of the employees of ministries in ICT fields.

5.

Submit the consultations in ICT fields.

6.

Designing & hosting the websites.

7.

Training on using computer and its various types of applications .

8.

Mechanizing the
manual skills and systems to increase accuracy, decrease effort and time.

9.

Network installation and Internet service conduction.

10.

Computers maintenance.

11.

Giving the consultations in computer fields.

12.

Evaluating students and teachers efficiency and performan
ce through the indirect
mechanizing test and giving them online certifications.




Sixth
-

Courses and Organized Certificates given by the center:

The local certifications

No.

The Academic Promotion of Faculty

1

Window XP, Word 2007,Excel 2007,Power
Point 2007

2

Advanced Excel 2007

3

Computer Maintenance and Windows operating system

4

Computer and Printing maintenance

5

Maintaining Windows XP

6

UPS & Power Supply Maintenance

7

Corel Draw Ver. 11

8

Photo Shop CS4

9

Adobe Premiere Ver. 6

11

MS

project

11

Primavera

12

Dream Waver

13

Internet

14

Front Page 2003

15

PHP

16

Flash

17

Access 2003

18

Advanced Access 2003

19

Visual Basic. Net

21

Oracle 10g & Developer 10g

21

Sun Micro system Essential

22

Sun Micro system Administrator

23

Linux with Redhat enterprise 5

24

Windows 2008 Server

25

CCNA security

26

Advanced Linux with Redhat enterprise 5

27

MCSE

28

AutoCAD 2D 2008

29

AutoCAD 3D 2008

31

Advanced AutoCAD 2D 2008

31

Computer Network according to CompTIA

32

VSAT Satellite

Internet Systems

33

Wireless Networking

34

A+

35

Arc GIS 9.2 (Level
-
1)

36

Arc GIS 9.2 (Level
-
2)

37

SPSS Ver.12

38

Advanced SPSS Ver. 12

39

IC3 courses higher Studies students, government and

private sector employees.

41

The International
Certificates

No.

IT Information Technology ( Level
-
1)

1

IT Information Technology ( Level
-
2)

2

CCNA Network Fundamentals

3

CCNA Routing Protocols and Concept

4

CCNA LAN Switching and Wireless

5

CCNA Accessing to WAN

6

CCNA Industrial (640
-
802)

7

Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows

Server
Environment (70
-
290)

8

Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows
Server 2003

Network Infrastructure (70
-
291)

9

Planning and maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server
2003Network Infras
tructure (70
-
293)

11

Planning , implementing and maintaining a Microsoft Windows
11

Server 2003
,
Active directory Infrastructure (70
-
294)

Network+

12

A+

13

(IC3)

Internet Computing Core Certification

14

IT Skills

15

Photo Shop CS5

16

Dream weaver
CS5

17

FLASH CS5

18

More than 2000 International Certificates from different sponsors
(see www.cc.uobaghdad.edu.iq)

19


Seventh
-

The Center Publications (publishing):
-

The center participates in publishing text books for the Ministry of Education

in
computer field for preliminary and secondary schools:
-

1
-

(Third and fourth class) Elementary stage (It will be taught in 2012/2013).

2
-

(First , second and third class) Intermediate stage (It is being taught now).

3
-

(Fourth class) secondary st
age (It is being taught now).

4
-

(Fifth class) scientific branch (secondary stage) (It is being taught now).

5
-

The center produces many scientific lectures dealing with Computer Science.




Eighth. The activities of the center to serve the government
institutions and the society:

Notice

Number

Sort of activity

Sequence

-
The Culture of Authorizations

-

The Electronic Government

-

The direct tests

-

International certifications for

postgraduate students

4

Symposiums

1
-


3

Conference

2
-

More than 10
thousands courses in
computer fields


Courses

3
-

-
Ibn
-
Sina Project

-
Cisco Academy

-

Microsoft Academy

-

Using Smart Cards

4

Workshops

4
-


3

Researches

-
5


5

Other activities

-
6



eHealth project

7
-



eLearning by
using advanced
On Line services

8
-



Ninth
-

strategy of Computer Center
-

past & present stages with activities

Computer Center


University of Baghdad became a pole of international experiences
in ICT fields in Iraq according to importing these technologies to our country, studying it,
developing ICT solution to the targeted Iraqi end users with activating the scientific side of
our university depending on pioneer projects and social services by using advanced ICT to
reflect the real range of the positive effect to push ahead the progres
sion of Iraq and to enable
our university to return back the real powerful level in Arab & International societies with
benefits from the scientific relationships with International organizations & giant companies
which give an excellent ideas about the hi
gh trustworthy of University of Baghdad.

To achieve the above aims , Computer Center in University of Baghdad has 6 types of
cooperation relationships as follows:
-

1
-
Agreement of cooperation with Kindi Medicine College, College of Medicine College of
Engin
eering


electrical Engineering Department with the ability to expand the pioneer
projects and social services with other colleges according to the targeting the advanced high
experiences in ICT & SCADA systems of Computer Center and engage these experienc
es
with specialized experiences of other colleges in medical and engineering fields to produce
very powerful pioneer projects which lead to advanced social services depending on
International standards.

2
-
Relationships with international universities ,e.g.

the Kindy Medicine College presents our
eHealth & eLearning Project which is done by Eng. Abdullah A. Jassim and supervised
by Prof. Dr. Ghassan H. AbdulMajeed to University of Kingston, London according to
DelPHE program which is

administered by
the British Council of Universities and the
project is accepted directly and completely.

3
-
Cooperation relationships with Iraqi universities to help them to develop their experiences
and support them by consultation in ICT fields , The universities include

Mustansirya Univ.
, Univ. of Technology, Nahrain University, Foundation of Technical Education, The Iraqi
Commission of Computers and Informatics, University of Anbar, University of Diyala.

4
-
Cooperation relationships with World Wide companies who are th
e producers of ICT like
Cisco, Microsoft, Oracle, Oracle Sun & InterSystems according to the IT Academies to
enter the ICT in Iraq. This is the most important achievement of computer center on the
National Level, the academies in Computer Center can be sho
wn below:
-

A
-
Cisco Academy which is officially certified by Cisco Corporation.

B
-
Microsoft IT Academy which is officially certified by Microsoft and now, Computer
center agree with

Microsoft to enable Baghdad Univ. to participate in projects
according to M
icrosoft Institute.

C
-
Oracle IT Academy which is officially certified by Oracle.

D
-

Starting the preparation to open training courses of InterSystems software solutions.

E
-

International testing centers of PearsonVUE, Prometric, Certiport

for international
standardized testing

and certification for practical experiences in ICT.

6
-
Cooperation relationships with regional corporations which have agencies from the world
wide companiesas follows:
-

A
-
relation ships with Silk Road Group Who are t
he regional agent of Dell Corp. to
activate the investments

in the projects in the following fields:
-



Cooperation in the pioneer orojects like advanced eHealth & eLearning projects.



Planning to establish a data center in University of Baghdad
-

Al
-
Jadriya
Complex.



Opening


an official training center of Oracle in Al
-

Jadriya Complex.

B
-

Relations with Legends Land Group/Official Microsoft training Center to develop and
speed up the use of Microsoft ICT in Iraq.

C
-

Computer Center has a plan to open
completely on the investment in ICT &
applications according to the

benefits of the relationships with the regional
companies & the world wide companies to enable the the use of the advanced ICT.

D
-

relationships with many Iraqi Ministries like Ministry of

Higher education and
Scientific Research ,Ministry of Technology, Ministry of Communication to help
them in developing their experiences and supporting them in consultation in ICT
fields.

Tenth
-

Strategy of Computer Center
-

the futuristic stages:
-

The

success and excellent reputation of Computer Center locally and internationally,
this continuity of positive steps need the appropriate care of supporting in different levels
according to:
-

1
-

Enabling the computer center as follows:
-

A
-

To become a Post Grad
uate Institute of ICT.

B
-

To be one of the official references in ICT fields.

C
-

To be one of the Iraqi researches door and applying the quality assurance towards the
accreditation in ICT fields.

D
-

Signing agreements with different world wide universities and re
search centers to
entering the participation in the projects of Iraq and give a clear idea to the external
educational enterprises about the ability of Iraqis to consume the latest ICT and reuse it
in projects inside Iraq which is very important aim.

2
-

Ena
ble the employees of Computer Center To complete the Higher Studies to get the
M.Sc and Ph.D in ICT.

3
-

Activating the cooperation agreement between Computer Center and College of
Engineering
-
Electrical engineering Department to open Higher studies in ICT fie
lds for
the employees of Computer Center.

4
-

Encouraging the expansion in the investment projects like eHealth & eLearning to activate
the social services with the latest ICT depending on the international standards.


Eleventh
-

Activities in eMedia and cleari
ng the work of Baghdad University in the Society:
-

1
-

Computer Center submit the project of electronic media in University of Baghdad by Eng
Abdullah Abd Ali Jassim and supervised by Prof. Dr. Ghassan H. AbdulMajeed
-

Director
of the Computer Center .Depending on this project the Computer center established the
news website
www.uobaghdad.edu.iq

of our university and hosting, designing and
organizing its sub domains of Colleges ,P.G.Institutes & Centers.

Computer center participate in and support the website unit which is linked directly with
the office of the President of the University .This

unit takes the responsibility of the
website and its news and other contents.


2
-

The computer Center does a powerful work with very positive results in Iraq during the
following pioneer projects:
-

A
-

Project of ICT infrastructure of eHealth in health and medi
cal education fields.

B
-

Project of eLearning using advanced capabilities.

C
-

In 2012 , the Computer Center will submit 3 technical projects with new ideas
depending on the cooperation with worldwide companies Cisco & Microsoft
besides to the cooperation with ot
her specialized universities to complete these
future projects.


3
-

The above pioneer projects support the pioneer projects of other colleges for the social
services. Therefore, it is necessary to document all the pioneer projects and its activities
besides
to the contact with the ministries, worldwide universities, organizations &
companies to achieve these aims ,the computer center do the following:
-

A
-

Activating the official website of university
www.uob.edu.iq

which spe
cialized in
pioneer projects and social services by cooperation agreements between computer
center and other colleges.

B
-

Establishing a specific website for each pioneer project or social services with
making a sub domains from uob.edu.iq for each pioneer
project or social services:
-




www.ehealth.uob.edu.iq

for eHealth pioneer project.




www.ort.uob.edu.iq

for pioneer project of obesity researches and treatmen
t.






www.crmed.uob.edu.iq

for pioneer project of cancer researches.




Twelfth . The Future Plans:

1
-

Inaugurating a training center for certifications of Oracle foundation in coordination with a
Silk Road

Company, the center hopes to establish separate building for this training center
annexed to the Building of the Computer center.

2
-

Coordinating with Microsoft Company to train 30,000 scholars in all Iraqi Universities
about the elements of MTA w
ith a Certification started at the beginning of 2011 and all
costs will be on the Company.

3
-

Establishing the archive system for the library of the university of Baghdad and an
electronic circulation system..

4
-

Establishing the Data C
enter in the University of Baghdad campus , responsible for
the administration of all services dealing with the Technology of information of all
Colleges , Institutions of the University and center , the building of new Center wil
l be
beside the Computer Center.

5
-

Originating new unit in the Computer Center by the name of security of networks
which takes over the security issues for Computers, framework connection, and treatment
all of security issues in the
electronic Government project.


Address

Site:
-

University of Baghdad / Al
-
jadiriyah complex

Tel:
-

01
-
7764512

E
-
mail:
-

info@cc.uobaghdad.edu.iq

Website:
-

www.cc.uobaghdad.edu.iq