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Get to know your new phone: voicemail to email

September 27, 2022

Picture this: you’ve been trying to nail down some details for what feels like weeks, sending emails and playing phone tag. The good news is that you finally have a voicemail with all the details. The bad news is that … Continued

ITS completes largest phone port to date

September 16, 2022

In its multi-year project to migrate the University’s phone service to AT&T from Verizon, ITS completed its sixth and largest port on September 9. In this batch, the ITS project team migrated 5,828 phones across 55 buildings and 14 divisions.  … Continued

10 things you didn’t know about Wi-Fi at Carolina

August 25, 2022

You probably already know that UNC-Chapel Hill’s primary Wi-Fi network is eduroam, but how much do you know about eduroam or the other two Wi-Fi networks at UNC? 1. How do you pronounce eduroam? Say the “edu” like “education.” That’s … Continued

ITS Networking releases biannual report

August 18, 2022

The first line of the newest ITS Networking biannual report, chronicling the work done in the first half of 2022, sums it up: “projects, projects and more projects.” Ryan Turner, interim Director of Networking, said of the last six months, … Continued

ITS senior leader John Mack reflects on his tenure at Carolina

May 11, 2022

John Mack, Assistant Vice Chancellor of ITS Infrastructure & Operations, is leaving UNC-Chapel Hill on June 1 for new opportunities at Cornell University. Cornell recruited both him and his wife, Elaine Westbrooks, Vice Provost for University Libraries and University Librarian. … Continued

ITS retires Remedy after 22 years of use

April 18, 2022

ITS has decommissioned the platform that the University used for more than two decades for such cornerstone applications as processing help and computer repair tickets. Carolina had used the BMC Remedy platform since 1998. The ITS Service Management Platform Team … Continued

ITS navigates global supply chain disruptions

February 20, 2022

That video game console you covet is out of stock everywhere, the grocery shelf normally packed with canned cat food is bare, and the cost of that bike light in your Amazon shopping cart shot up overnight. Supply chain woes … Continued

Remedy platform will soon be decommissioned

September 16, 2021

ITS is nearing the finish line for decommissioning Remedy. ITS groups expect to migrate the remaining Remedy applications by the end of January. When ITS rolled out the ServiceNow platform to various University organizations in July 2019, ServiceNow replaced Remedy … Continued