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  • 1.  
  • 2. Strategy for Excellence
    • Build university consensus on goals and initiatives
    • Leverage campus strengths
    • Create campus test beds
    • Implement a strong, inclusive technology selection process
    • Facilitate proposal submissions for major awards
  • 3. Campus Technology Goals
    • Achieve an innovative education and research environment
      • Grid and HPC
      • Knowledge management
      • Classroom technology
      • Online access to campus services
    • Virtual presence and support for international programs
      • Videoconferencing
      • Immersive environments
    • National leadership in networking
      • MAX and campus innovations
    • National leadership in computer security
      • Model for other campuses
  • 4. Division of responsibilities and funding sources
    • Critical campus-wide services should be supported by baseline campus funding
    • Other critical services provided to specific members of the campus community should be funded by those members
    • Unit specific functionality that leverages campus economies of scale should be implemented by the unit
  • 5. Technical architecture
    • General requirements
      • Production environment predictable and reliable
      • Solutions meet all requirements (100% solutions)
      • Scheduled uptime of 99.99%
      • Process for changing the technical architecture in place
      • Simplicity
    • Technical requirements
      • Standards based
      • Standardize on Windows and Linux systems
      • Strong security
      • Open source
  • 6. Technical architecture - hardware UNIX/Linux Servers – Dell and Sun PC Platform - Dell Macintosh (Apple) Workstations - Apple IBM-Compatible Mainframe – IBM SAN Storage - EMC Individual department clusters where it makes sense to consolidate clusters into one larger central cluster HPC Cluster Computing - Dell Individual stand-alone systems PC-Compatible Blade Servers and/or Server Virtualization Tools Hardware Systems to be Phased Out Core Technology Hardware Systems
  • 7. Technical architecture - database Microsoft SQLserver (smaller applications) CA/Datacon not used for ongoing development Oracle (larger applications) Database Systems to be Phased Out Core Technology Database Systems
  • 8. Technical architecture – file and print Novell Windows File and Print File Sharing and Printing Systems to be Phased Out Core Technology File Sharing and Printing
  • 9. Technical architecture - networking CAT-3 CAT-6 Augmented, CAT-5e Building Wiring Systems to be Phased Out Core Technology Building Wiring
  • 10. Technical architecture - networking Security 802.11x Wireless 802.11n Wireless 802.11b Wireless 802.11 a/g WiMAX-compatible QoS IPv4 IPv6 Network Protocols to be Phased Out Core Technology Network Protocols
  • 11. Technology plan – academic support
    • Online learning environments
      • Enterprise Learning Management System – Blackboard
      • Digital image archive and retrieval service
      • Leaning outcomes system
    • Physical learning environments
      • Terrapin Learning Commons
      • Student computer labs
      • Informal learning spaces
    • Faculty support
      • Formal center for faculty support
    • Academic infrastructure
      • Pay-for-print service
      • Legal peer-to-peer sharing
  • 12. Technology Plan – administrative systems
    • Core administrative systems migrating from locally written or purchased to community source
    • Portal for access to on-line services
    • Quality assurance group to optimize and increase robustness/reliability
    • Expand scope to provide comprehensive administrative systems
  • 13. Technology plan – enterprise technology systems
    • Global campus services for economies of scale
      • Email
      • Storage
      • HPC/Grid
      • Mainframe services
      • Next generation WAM/Glue
      • System monitoring
      • Videoconferencing
    • Campus-wide identity management and federation
      • Active Directory
      • Shibboleth
      • LDAP
  • 14. Technology plan – buying power
    • Harness economies of scale for purchasing hardware and software
    • Provide easy to access locations for distribution/sale
  • 15. Technology plan - networking
    • Convergence
      • VoIP
      • Campus video and IPTV
      • Data
    • Access anywhere on campus
      • Wireless everywhere
      • DHCP
    • Security
      • Firewalls
      • Intrusion prevention
      • Network quarantine
    • Network operations center
  • 16. Technology plan - security
    • Comprehensive security assessment and implementation
    • Project NEThics
    • Forensics laboratory
  • 17. Technology plan – user support
    • Consolidate OIT service desks
      • One stop assistance for all OIT needs
    • Create campus-wide help desks from central and departmental staff
      • Common trouble ticketing system
    • Knowledge management
      • Multicultural projects
      • Redesign web assistance capability
      • Promote information acquisition from a variety of devices
  • 18. Technology plan - methodology
    • IT Service Management (built on ITIL)
      • Change management
      • Configuration management
      • Incident management
      • Problem management
      • Release management
  • 19. Technology Plan – Currently Unfunded Priorities
    • Items at risk
    • Disaster recovery and business continuity
    • Student computer lab refresh
    • Quality assurance group
    • Server hardware refresh
    • E-discovery compliance
    • Email system upgrades on Mirapoint
    • Staff computer refresh and staff professional development
  • 20. Technology Plan – Currently Unfunded Priorities
    • Economies of scale opportunities
    • Storage initiative
    • Digital image archive and retrieval service
    • Identity management with Active Directory, Shibboleth, LDAP
    • Campus high performance computing initiative
    • Email consolidation for faculty/staff on Exchange