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Alert Carolina system improved

July 5, 2016

In late June, UNC-Chapel Hill Information Technology Services, Campus Safety & Risk Management, and Communications and Public Affairs implemented significant enhancements that streamlined and automated more of the Alert Carolina Emergency Notification System. Improvements enable faster activation With a project … Continued

Carolina retires its mainframe computer

June 2, 2016

On Cinco de Mayo, Information Technology Services retired the University’s mainframe computer, the environment that housed Carolina’s legacy student information, financial reporting and payroll systems. Mainframe used for more than 40 years The computer was used for large-scale computing for … Continued

On the job with ITS Transport Operations

May 19, 2016

Within UNC-Chapel Hill Information Technology Services’ Communication Technologies group, Transport Operations team members are always on the go. ITS Transport Operations is responsible for the installation and maintenance of transport cable on campus, which means all those types of lines … Continued

ResNET student workers embrace serving fellow students

May 6, 2016

  One group within Information Technology Services serves the technology needs of nearly 9,000 individuals and more than 90 buildings and has quite a variety of devices to maintain and troubleshoot. ResNET, which stands for Residential Networking, Education & Technology, … Continued

ITS is wrapping up campus migration to VoIP

April 21, 2016

  Some 20,000 new phones later, Information Technology Services has nearly finished UNC-Chapel Hill’s transition to a Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone system. This effort replaced a 30-year-old technology and saved more than $2 million a year. Porting began in 2012 … Continued

Fiber work never ends for this ITS group

April 13, 2016

  Fiber is what enables us to communicate on campus. For many of us, that’s where our understanding of fiber-optic cable ends. Fiber, for the record, is what digital data travels through in the form of pulses of light. Essential, … Continued

CarolinaGO continues to expand

April 6, 2016

  CarolinaGO, the official University mobile app for UNC-Chapel Hill, is now used by some 10,000 members of the campus community. The app enables students, faculty and staff to easily access resources such as dining options, a campus map, walking … Continued

Experts: Elevate digital communications

March 21, 2016

As the speed of tech innovation surges and communications increasingly rely on social and data, the UNC-Chapel Hill campus community must elevate its digital marketing and communications game. University organizations can improve their marketing and communications by increasing innovation, boosting … Continued

GPS vests enlighten Carolina football training

January 29, 2016

  Thanks to technology that Information Technology Services rolled out and supports, UNC-Chapel Hill’s football program can collect and analyze detailed information to help optimize player performance and safety. “During workouts, practices, and even games, certain players are wearing vests … Continued

Digital signs enable better communication

January 21, 2016

  Without realizing who is responsible, fans who come watch Carolina’s sports teams play haven’t been able to miss one quite visible way that Information Technology Services has helped the Athletics Department improve ticket operations. ITS On Site Support Athletics, … Continued

ITS rolls out video tool to assist coaches and players

January 15, 2016

  The Information Technology Services group that provides tech support to the Athletics Department has introduced new technology to the volleyball program that saves coaches several hours of work a day and strengthens teaching and learning. In September, ITS On … Continued