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Oct 21, 2021

“Back to better” on campus with new and improved technology

More than 4,970 new access points replaced or installed for more robust internet performance

 

As the fall 2021 semester kicks off, students have access to new and improved on-campus technology resources including updated internet connections and classroom equipment. The upgrades are the result of several ITS projects aligned with the university’s “back-to-better" goals.

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Sep 19, 2019

ITS to Save $700,000 Through New Licensing Agreement

Iowa State University Information Technology Services (ITS) will save nearly $700,000 in operational costs over the next five years by switching to a new licensing agreement with multinational technology company Cisco Systems. 

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Apr 23, 2019

Legacy Systems Retirement Project Concludes With 150 Percent Success Rate

After more than a year of planning and implementation, Project Neptune, an ambitious initiative to retire and replace many of Iowa State University’s legacy systems and decommission their servers, has been completed.

New wall inside the Durham Data Center
Feb 08, 2019

New Durham Data Center Wall To Reduce Costs, Increase Efficiency

Iowa State University’s Durham Data Center is expecting to see significant operational savings moving forward, following recent construction of a new modular wall designed to better control airflow within the facility.  

Krisdeena Jansen from university human resources writing on an easel during a listening session
Oct 05, 2018

Information Technology Services concludes campus-wide listening sessions

A new strategic plan to help guide Iowa State University’s Information Technology Services (ITS) department is in the works, with the help of recently collected feedback from stakeholder groups across campus.

Starting in April, an engagement project designed to gather information about the strengths and weaknesses of ITS was kickstarted by Chief Information Officer (CIO) Kristen Constant, as part of efforts to create a new five-year department strategic plan to replace its predecessor — which expired in 2015.