Campus-wide computer network of around 250 nodes has been established in the University campus at Kolhapur. 18 building in the campus are connected using Fiber optic backbone. At present 27 Academic departments as well as Main Administrative Building are connected. Around 4000 meters of fiber cable is used. While departmental LANs (in-door connectivity) of switched 100 MBPS is on CAT-V UTP cable. Structured cabling system is adopted for better performance. 28 Network switches (Make 3Com 3300) are installed in the various departmental buildings. A layer-3 enterprise class switch (Make- 3Com 4007) with both fiber (20FX) and copper ports (12TX) is located at the Internet Center. The work of installation of campus wide network was awarded as a turnkey project to a Pune based company.
At present Intel Xeon based server at Internet Center works as Primary DNS, Web, Mail and other server is configured as secondary DNS and Proxy server. Operating system is Linux Red Hat 7.2.
A 64 Kbps leased line is procured from DoT. A pair of RAD ASM-20 modem with V.45 interface and a Cisco 2501 router connect the campus-wide network to Internet. Firewall equipment make Cisco Pix is used for security of the network.
E-mail/ Web surfing/download facilities are available to users community spread around the campus for 24 hours a day.
Domain name of University is www.unishivaji.ac.in and registered with NCST, Mumbai. "www.shivajiuniversity.com" is fully developed web site of University & is hosted on a hired server.