ITS operates Messiah College’s approximately 3,400 extension campuswide voice network and provides services including individual and departmental voicemail systems, call processing, and operator services.
The College is served by a Siemens 300H telephone switch in Grantham and a Rolm 9751 Model 10 in Philadelphia providing a combination of CO’s, PRI, ISDN, T1's, for nearly 200 lines of service with our voice vendors.
The Siemens and Rolm telephone switches provide many line and calling features and works with various telephone sets to provide a comprehensive telephony service. Long distance calling is provided using an automatic call routing system which ensures that all calls are routed via the most economical route available.
Messiah College also uses networked Rolm PhoneMail systems to provide voicemail to faculty, staff and students located on Grantham, Philadelphia and Harrisburg campuses.
In addition to overseeing the telephone switches, ITS also oversees:
Life Safety Responsibilities
Maintains the complete hardware and infrastructure connectivity and is the first responder for the following equipment: