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OIT Group Profiles

Academic and Campus Technology Communications and Support

The Academic and Campus Technology Communications and Support unit offers assistance with existing technologies and leadership for innovative and creative uses of technologies to enhance teaching, learning, and productivity on the CU Boulder campus. We strive to provide:

  • Exceptional support through the IT Service Center, Dedicated Desktop Support and General Desktop Support
  • Timely, accurate and useful communications
  • Strategic outreach to our IT and academic partners on campus and beyond
  • One-on-one and one-to-many consultations for teaching with technology and web publishing
  • A wide variety of technology learning opportunities
  • Useful online tutorials via the OIT Website

Marin Stanek, Deputy Chief Information Officer & Director of Academic Technology

Research Computing

The integration of computing resources, software, and networking, along with data storage, information management, and human resources to advance scholarship and research is a fundamental goal of cyberinfrastructure (CI). The mission of Research Computing is to provide leadership in developing, deploying, and operating an integrated CI that enables CU Boulder to achieve further preeminence as a research university. Our mission creates opportunities for researchers, educators, and learners to share ideas, expertise, tools, and facilities in new and powerful ways that cannot be realized if each of these components is applied independently. Bridging the gap between the reality of CI today and its potential in the immediate future is critical to building a CI that can support future scholarship and research activities.

Thomas Hauser, Director of Research Computing

Office of Information Security

The Office of Information Security (OIS) will provide strategic and tactical planning for a security framework applied to both the campus and OIT environments. The OIS will provide an information risk management (IRM) function to support a secure campus IT environment including discovery and recommendation of security solutions, developing security policies, procedures and standards. The IRM function will also include planning, oversight, and coordination for data integrity and privacy, disaster recovery, network security, incident response, and policy enforcement activities.

IT Service Engineering

Service Engineering is responsible for setting technology strategies and standards for campus  IT based on the business mission, processes, and priorities of the campus and, then, developing those strategies into actionable plans, drawing on the expertise within the unit in the areas of systems development, systems integration, project management, and program management.

Jon Giltner, Director of Enterprise Initiatives and Architecture

IT Operations

The Operations group provides the technology foundation for the delivery of common good and departmental computing services across the Boulder campus. These services include:

  • Wired & wireless networking services across both the academic and residential campuses
  • Telecommunications and video services
  • Physical network connectivity and cabling - both in-building and across campus
  • Servers and storage services
  • Management of data centers and other critical facilities including data center colocation services to other schools and departments
  • Second and third level support for common good services like email, LMS and database
  • Managed services in support of departmental specific needs

Orrie Gartner, Director of IT Infrastructure and Engineering
Jill Ibeck, Director of Enterprise Services