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UIT Leadership Spotlight: Abraham Kololli, Network Services

Abraham Kololli, associate director, Network Services

The associate director — who loves to spend time with family, travel, and fish — is interested in measuring the customer experience, staying focused on solutions, and advancing the U's mission.

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'U Rising': CIO Hess on keeping Utahns digitally connected

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CIO Steve Hess joined President Ruth Watkins on the most recent episode of the “U Rising” podcast to discuss the U’s role in providing a statewide network infrastructure and other digital tools, and the initiative to enhance both last year.

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CARES Act fast-tracked network upgrades in 2020

Fast Facts infographic

Although 2020 was a bit topsy-turvy, UIT’s Network Services’ Fast Facts infographic illustrates that, in many respects, it was a banner year, too.

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Funding will allow the U's Wi-Fi capacity to triple

Wi-Fi expansion

Funds from the CARES Act are breathing new life into previously paused Network Services initiatives, including a plan to improve wireless coverage at the University of Utah — inside and out. The $5.9 million project will roughly triple the number of access points at the university.

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Get help with the recent UMail, Office 365 security upgrades

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New and returning members of the U community who are unable to access UMail from your mobile device (smartphone, tablet), desktop computer, or laptop should refer to our online help articles for instructions.

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5 IT resources to help students through the hybrid fall semester

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From the new MobileU app to the UIT Knowledge Base, here are five digital resources/services that students (and instructors) may find beneficial as the University of Utah gears up for a hybrid fall semester of in-person and online courses.

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Project to improve network POC database is in the works

Robert White, NACoP chair and IT director of Undergraduate Studies

A modernized, scalable point of contact architecture is designed to increase accountability and support security initiatives like network access control and default-deny firewall hardening.

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Meeting COVID-19 connectivity challenges

COVID-19 tents gave frontline health care workers the network bandwidth to do their critical work.

UIT’s Network Services team stepped up when connectivity mattered most. The COVID-19 pandemic roughly tripled the use of the U’s virtual private networks (VPNs), and the team gave frontline health care workers the needed bandwidth to do their critical work.

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Last Updated: 4/13/21