Since its inception in 1987, the Egyptian Universities
Network (EUN) is considered the first national network to connect the Egyptian
universities as well as some academic, research, and governmental institutions
via the highest speed computer network.
A leading centre of the network
was set up at the Supreme Council of Universities (SCU) to coordinate, manage
and upgrade the network performance.
In 1993, the Egyptian
Universities Network (EUN) managed to provide access to the Internet to a large
community of Egyptian universities as well as all the research centers and
institutes in addition to some other governmental and nongovernmental
Being an academic institution,
Fayoum University began setting up and upgrading the network infrastructure and
the university intra-networks to link all faculties to the university
information network with the aim of executing tasks professionally and
confidentially, improving information systems and Support Decision Making
processes and enhancing the processing and storage capacities.
This project is the backbone of
some other projects such as Management Information System (MIS) and Decision
Support System (DSS), e-learning, Digital Libraries and ICT training.