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ITS CommTech serves integral role in University construction

March 15, 2021

ITS Communication Technologies plays an integral, and often overlooked, role in the University’s infrastructure. Whether it’s a residence hall, chemistry lab or office space, ITS is involved in the planning and execution of all construction, renovation and demolition projects. Reliable … Continued

ITS conducts first study on campus networking infrastructure costs

November 30, 2020

Over the past year, the Engineering unit within ITS Communication Technologies completed a study that will help the team provide more accurate budgets to planners preparing to build or renovate buildings for campus departments. The Communication Technologies study looked at … Continued

ITS begins project to roll out new phone system for campus

October 6, 2020

After months of planning, ITS’ Voice Services unit is starting to migrate the University to a new Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone system. The move to AT&T hosted-cloud service from Verizon Business will take two to three years. Carolina uses an … Continued

ITS and UNC Health improve institutional Wi-Fi mobility

June 19, 2020

ITS Communication Technologies and UNC Health are improving institutional mobility. CommTech has brought UNC Health’s Skynet wireless network to virtually all of the UNC School of Medicine. UNC Health, meanwhile, has deployed UNC-Chapel Hill’s eduroam network to most spaces within … Continued

Innovative network analyst retires after 30 years

May 26, 2020

After more than 30 years of state service, Hiawatha Demby, Applications Analyst with ITS Communication Technologies, will retire at the end of May. During his time at UNC-Chapel Hill, Demby worked for several departments, saw campus technology support offices evolve … Continued

ITS names Communication Technologies leader

December 17, 2019

When Mark Johnson first came to work at ITS nearly a year ago, he introduced himself around UNC-Chapel Hill as the new Jim Gogan. As interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for Communication Technologies, Johnson found it was the fastest way for … Continued

ACC Network launches in August using ITS-installed fiber

July 26, 2019

This August will see an exciting new opportunity for the UNC-Chapel Hill athletic programs – on August 22, the ACC Network will debut after years of planning, negotiating and building.  Announced in 2016, the ACC Network (ACCN) is a collaboration between … Continued