Understanding Shibboleth and other keys to Identity Management

July 24, 2017

To understand the function and work of ITS Identity Management, it’s important to know several key terms, processes and services associated with this group. This post highlights Shibboleth, Web Single Sign-On, Federation and 2-Step Verification. This is part of a … Continued

Understanding provisioning and deprovisioning

July 21, 2017

In this Q&A, ITS Identity Management Manager Celeste Copeland explains two key identity management concepts. This post is part of a continuing series about ITS Identity Management. What are provisioning and deprovisioning? One of the key responsibilities of Identity Management … Continued

ITS installs fiber for Athletics for sports network

July 13, 2017

ITS has begun installing a couple miles of fiber on campus that will enable the Athletics department to provide live video and data for the ACC Digital Network that ESPN and the Atlantic Coast Conference are launching in 2019. “No … Continued

Field Team benefitted Office 365 campus migration

June 26, 2017

With the bulk of the Office 365 migrations complete, four of the original eight-member Field Team moved over on June 19 to assist the Service Desk with Fall Rush support. Alexandra Tocchi, Brian Reilly, Rajita Maharjan and Timothy Shelley will … Continued

IT pro provides newcomer view of Research Computing

June 2, 2017

Meet the Service Owner: Liam Greenwood Title: IT Manager of Advanced Computing Infrastructure for ITS Research Computing After eight years of working for ITS Infrastructure & Operations, Greenwood left the division in January to take on a new role within … Continued

Carolina Technology Consultants group names 2017-2018 president

April 26, 2017

This month Carolina Technology Consultants (CTC) selected Paul Lamontagne to serve as the organization’s 2017-2018 president. Lamontagne, who has worked for UNC-Chapel Hill for eight years, is the Audio Video Technician for the College of Arts & Sciences (OASIS). His … Continued

ITS helps Admissions release a record 18,000 decisions

April 17, 2017

On Wednesday, March 29, the ITS ConnectCarolina Student Administration team worked with the Admissions Office to release more than 18,000 decisions for first-year applicants. This was an overall increase in first-year applications of nearly 14 percent, so the competition was … Continued

About Splunk: A Q&A with Patrick Casey

April 10, 2017

In this Q&A, ITS Middleware Services Manager Patrick Casey talks about Splunk–what it is, why ITS uses it and where UNC-Chapel Hill is headed in its use of the system. This Q&A is the fourth post in a Getting to … Continued