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Meet Your Colleagues: Copper Team

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The U's sprawling telecommunications network, which consists of a hybrid system of copper and fiber-optic cable, is critical to keeping the university up and running. While fiber has advantages in terms of speed and bandwidth, copper is less expensive, easier to terminate, and one of the best electrical conductors — more than any other non-precious metal.

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Meet Your Colleagues: Fiber Team

Meet Your Colleagues: Fiber Team

The Fiber Team in UIT Communications Infrastructure manages more than 38 million feet of fiber-optic cables that wind around the University of Utah. That's approximately 7,200 miles, roughly the distance from Salt Lake City to Hong Kong.

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Meet the Web Application Development & Automation Team

The Web Application Development & Automation team meets for an online interview via Zoom.

Making sure things work seamlessly is a badge of honor for the Web Application Development & Automation team within Software Platform Services in the Chief Technology Officer organization.

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Meet Your Colleagues: UIT Account Executives

Meet Your Colleagues: UIT Account Executives

Generally speaking, Account Executives handle the IT aspects of readying a remodeled building for use. Currently, the team is juggling more than 60 projects, which can take anywhere from a few months to more than a year, depending on scope.

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Meet Your Colleagues: UIT Accounting Team

Meet Your Colleagues: UIT Accounting Team

UIT Accounting team members do more than crunch numbers — they administer accounts for various units, help employees fill out their Kronos time cards, allocate student computing fee funds, track power usage at the Downtown Data Center, and more.

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Meet Your Colleagues: Service Monitoring Group

Meet Your Colleagues: Service Monitoring Group

Ensuring that our IT services perform optimally requires real-time health checks of approximately 20,000 devices, 123,000 unique ports, and hundreds of individual applications.

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Meet Your Colleagues: Campus Computer Support

Meet Your Colleagues: Campus Computer Support

The U's Campus Computer Support team in UIT's Network and Communications Infrastructure unit supports more than 50 embedded and non-embedded organizations across campus and backs up others as needed.

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Meet Your Colleagues: Identity & Access Management

Meet Your Colleagues: Identity & Access Management

The goal of the Identity & Access Management team in UIT's Information Security Office is to enable "the right individuals to access the right resources at the right times for the right reasons."

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Last Updated: 4/22/20