AFS file system decommissioned

January 8, 2019

Following a gargantuan effort, ITS has retired the Andrew File System. The Andrew File System (AFS) is a distributed file system that UNC-Chapel Hill used for 22 years until ITS decommissioned the service on November 13, 2018. While AFS was … 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

Longtime ITS manager provides key leadership to audits

November 14, 2018

Internal and external audits are an important part of a continuous IT improvement cycle and successfully completing an audit is always a celebrated milestone. During the fiscal year, an ITS project team and many staff members across the organization contributed … Continued

Service Desk offers appointments at SASB North

November 12, 2018

The ITS Service Desk now takes appointments at the SASB North location. On October 21, the Service Desk launched a pilot program to accept appointments at SASB North for students, faculty, staff, retirees and anyone else associated with UNC-Chapel Hill … Continued

ITS supports digital accessibility team

November 8, 2018

UNC-Chapel Hill is committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment that includes making its digital resources and services accessible to all users. The University’s goal is to provide proactive compliance with obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) … Continued

‘Phind the phish’ posters continue to capture attention

November 2, 2018

As October’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month comes to a close, we thought it appropriate to share this story, which first appeared in the 2017-2018 ITS Annual Report. Other information security posters have come and gone at UNC-Chapel Hill, but … Continued