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ITS automates patching for two key University platforms

July 9, 2021

For the first time, ITS has automated vendor quarterly patching for two of the platforms that run core critical business applications for the University. This significant achievement expedites performing security updates and fixes and saves considerable staff time. In May … Continued

Carolina CloudApps team successfully migrates 1,613 projects

May 16, 2021

The Carolina CloudApps team updated its underlying software, Red Hat’s OpenShift Container Platform, from version 3 to version 4 in April. “During the week of April 19, we successfully migrated 1,613 projects with minimal downtime and minimal issues,” said Patrick … Continued

New tool rolls out for performance management

March 9, 2021

As temperatures rise and the days begin to get longer, our thoughts turn to … the annual performance review and plan season. What, that’s not what you had in mind? Regardless, performance management season will soon be upon us. This … Continued

ITS helps launch Graduate Student Hub

September 30, 2020

In mid-August, Enterprise Applications worked with the College of Arts and Sciences, The Graduate School and several other groups across campus to launch the Graduate Student Hub. Before the Hub, each graduate program had its own way of tracking its … Continued

Oracle upgrade will advance automation

July 7, 2020

This summer, ITS is starting to upgrade the University’s Oracle software to a newer version. The upgrade, which ITS Infrastructure & Operations expect to complete by November, will monumentally change the way ITS configures the infrastructure of Carolina’s databases. With … Continued

Campus embraces Zoom video conferencing

August 20, 2019

UNC-Chapel Hill faculty, staff and students have taken advantage of Zoom video conferencing since the technology became available campus wide in August 2018. During the 2018-2019 fiscal year, more than 8,000 unique users hosted in excess of 50,000 Zoom meetings … Continued

ITS offers Confluence to faculty and staff

June 6, 2019

ITS is now offering University faculty and staff the Atlassian Confluence documentation platform as a free of charge, centrally funded service. On May 15, when ITS Middleware Services announced the general availability of this collaboration tool, it was no ordinary announcement … 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

Carolina will retire AFS service

April 23, 2018

UNC-Chapel Hill will retire the Andrew File System (AFS) on November 13, 2018. The statement is simple. More interesting and intricate, however, are the prudent steps the campus is taking to assist users through the decommissioning process and the history … Continued