ITS holds cloud training

July 2, 2019

As use of cloud-based technology continues to grow, ITS is taking steps to ensure that campus IT leaders will be prepared to participate in this transformation. Toward that goal, ITS held cloud essentials training for four full days in June … Continued

2019 BarCamp engages and informs IT pros

June 7, 2019

Carolina Technology Consultants brought together the University’s IT professionals and sparked discussion of the latest technologies at its annual BarCamp unconference on May 23. About 30 people attended CTC’s half-day unconference, held at the Department of Computer Science’s Sitterson and … Continued

Universities meet with Internet2 on cloud

March 15, 2019

In February, ITS Communication Technologies brought together IT pros from campus, Triangle-area universities and elsewhere to talk to Internet2 about the computer networking consortium’s cloud strategy, offerings and plans. Mark Johnson, Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for CommTech, organized the four-hour … Continued

Splunk and UNC-Chapel Hill strengthen relations

January 22, 2019

ITS leaders bolstered relations with Splunk during a visit last week by the company’s President of Worldwide Field Operations. On January 15, Splunk’s Susan St. Ledger met with UNC-Chapel Hill leadership for part of the day and joined the Kenan … Continued

Survey indicates strong interest for another deep learning event

December 11, 2018

Feedback on the Deep Learning event that ITS Research Computing held in September, including a recent survey of participants, demonstrates strong interest for another such event next year. Research Computing conceived of and co-sponsored the Deep Learning, Machine Learning and … Continued

Research Computing staff attend Supercomputing 18 conference

November 18, 2018

Five members of the ITS Research Computing team attended an international supercomputing convention in Dallas in mid-November. Research Computing staffers Liam Greenwood, Fengping Hu, Tim McGuire, C.D. Poon and Mark Reed were among the record-breaking crowd of more than 13,000 … Continued

2018 IT Award winners announced

November 15, 2018

The UNC-Chapel Hill information technology community honored its own in late October at the 2018 IT Awards ceremony. The campus IT community celebrated 10 individuals and members of three teams for their outstanding service during the past year. The honorees … Continued

Tar Heel Tech Fair attracts 600-700

October 15, 2018

The third annual Tar Heel Tech Fair drew an estimated 600-700 members of the UNC-Chapel Hill campus community for free food, swag, prizes, information about tech services, and a visit with a 6-foot-tall plush fish. ITS organizes the Tech Fair … Continued

Deep Learning Symposium scheduled

September 1, 2018

ITS Research Computing will host a Deep Learning, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Symposium in conjunction with SAS Institute and Nvidia on September 27-28, 2018. The conference will be held at the Executive Briefing Center on the SAS campus in … Continued