UFIT Projects

Listed below are the proposals being considered and the projects that are underway within UFIT. This data is made available through a collaborative effort by all UFIT departments and is updated on a weekly basis.

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UFIT Projects List

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ProjectApprovedGrowJul-13Aug-13Reduce Risk and Ensure ComplianceDan MillerUpgrade ASA-NAT Service for Private IPThe NAT routers are old, and lack needed features. New hardware, new code, updated configs, and implementation is included.Computing and Networking Services7/30/2013 0:00Dan MillerSenior DirectorsCampus Core NetworkEnhance ServiceRyan Vaughn71315
ProjectIn ProgressGrowMar-13May-14Develop the InstitutionLarry DrakeGreenSIS/AD - Certificate Program Application Process - AdmissionsDevelopment of certificate program application process as described in the draft document University of Florida Certificate Programs: An Admissions Perspective (revised 7/12/12) (attached)Enterprise Systems3/31/2014 0:005/13/2013 0:005/16/2014 0:00Zina EvansOffice of AdmissionsPatrick HerringStudents - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate69450
ProjectIn ProgressGrowMay-13Apr-14Operational EfficiencyGreg McEachernGreenSIS/AD - Undergrad Application Changes for 2013 - including new self reported GPA'sThere are changes to the application every year, this year however, the changes will be significant and require a much higher ES resource commitment than we have seen in the recent past.Enterprise Systems8/1/2013 0:005/6/2013 0:009/1/2013 0:00Zina EvansOffice of AdmissionsPatrick HerringUnit IT Advisory/Coordination/Governance CommitteesStudents - Undergraduate, Other, Staff70167
ProjectIn ProgressGrowMay-13May-14Develop the InstitutionYu FuGreen100 Gbps network transfer test between UF and FermilabPerform a controlled performance test between UF and Fermilab using their 100 Gbps connections.Others like ORNL and Clemson have joined.Research Computing6/3/2013 0:00Elias EldayrieLiberal Arts and Sciences, College ofErik DeumensOffice of the UF CIOCampus Research NetworkCreate ServiceYu FuFaculty - Non-tenure track, Faculty - Tenure track, Staff, Students - Graduate71827
ProjectIn ProgressGrowNov-12Jun-14Operational EfficiencyErik DeumensGreenHPC ArcGIS serverProvide an HPC cluster environment to offload desktop ArcGIS processing on collaboration with Goeplan.(contact: Lex Thomas)Research Computing2/28/2014 0:00Elias EldayrieGeoplan CenterErik DeumensUnit IT Advisory/Coordination/Governance CommitteesCreate ServiceMatt GitzendannerStudents - Undergraduate, Students - Graduate, Faculty - Tenure track, Faculty - Non-tenure track, Faculty - Other, Staff67185
ProjectIn ProgressGrowOct-12Mar-14Operational EfficiencyGreg McEachernGreenFI - AP Automation software implementation.Implementation of AP software solution that will integrate with PeopleSoft Financials to automate the Accounts Payable process at the university.Enterprise Systems7/1/2013 0:003/1/2013 0:002/28/2014 0:002/1/2014 0:00Matt FajackFinance & AccountingBradley BennettFinancial ServicesEnhance ServiceBrad BennettStaff68776
ProjectIn ProgressRunAug-12Aug-13Operational EfficiencyTodd WilliamsYellowNSAM/TSM Hardware refreshReplace TSM hardwareComputing and Networking ServicesElias EldayrieComputing and Networking ServicesTim FitzpatrickUnit IT Advisory/Coordination/Governance CommitteesNetwork Storage and Archive Management (NSAM)Maintain ServiceTodd WilliamsStaff, Other, Faculty - Tenure track, Faculty - Non-tenure track, Faculty - Other67209
ProjectIn ProgressRunDec-13Mar-14Operational EfficiencyYu FuGreenGlobus Online deploymentDeploy Globus Online on the UF data transfer nodes.Research Computing1/6/2014 0:00Elias EldayrieErik DeumensIT Policy CouncilCampus Research NetworkEnhance ServiceErik Deumens74611
ProjectIn ProgressTransformAug-12Mar-14Operational EfficiencyTodd WilliamsGreenOffice365 ImplementationOffice 365 ImplementationComputing and Networking Services7/1/2013 0:008/1/2012 0:0010/20/2013 0:00Elias EldayrieOffice of Information TechnologyIain MoffatUnit IT Advisory/Coordination/Governance CommitteesExchange Email and Calendaring, Gatorlink Email and WebmailEnhance ServiceTodd WilliamsFaculty - Tenure track, Faculty - Non-tenure track, Faculty - Other, Students - Undergraduate, Students - Graduate, Leadership and Administration, Staff, Other66978
ProjectIn ProgressTransformJun-13May-14Develop the InstitutionYu FuGreenCollaborative research big-data storageStorage for collaborative research with easy user interface as well as the capability and capacity to hold large (100 GB to multi TB) data sets and move it fast.Research Computing4/1/2014 0:00Elias EldayrieCenters, CollegesErik DeumensIT Policy CouncilCampus Research Network, HPC Compute Server and Optional Storage AcquisitionEnhance ServiceErik DeumensFaculty - Non-tenure track, Faculty - Tenure track, Staff, Students - Graduate71825
ProjectIn ProgressTransformMar-13Mar-14Develop the InstitutionIain MoffatGreenCollaborative research cloud storageCloud based storage service that supports easy collaboration with dropbox-like interface and self-provisioning. Try MS SkyDrive first as part of Office 365 for students.Computing and Networking Services11/1/2013 0:00Elias EldayrieCenters, CollegesErik DeumensIT Policy CouncilCreate ServiceIain MoffatFaculty - Non-tenure track, Faculty - Tenure track, Staff, Students - Graduate71826
ProjectIn ProgressTransformMay-11Dec-13Reduce Risk and Ensure ComplianceKathy BergsmaInformation Security - Risk Management and ComplianceLaunch an information security compliance and risk management program using Modulo software.Information Security4/26/2013 0:001/7/2013 0:00Elias EldayrieOffice of Information TechnologyRob AdamsTopical IT Advisory CommitteesComprehensive Risk AssessmentCreate ServiceLeadership and Administration69129
ProjectIn ProgressTransformMay-13Jun-14Develop the InstitutionErik DeumensGreenPHI compliant HPC systemBuild an HPC system that can be certified for working with PHI (protected health information) data as well as deindentified research data.Research Computing9/1/2013 0:00Elias EldayrieResearch ComputingErik DeumensUnit IT Advisory/Coordination/Governance CommitteesCreate ServiceErik DeumensFaculty - Tenure track, Faculty - Non-tenure track, Faculty - Other, Students - Graduate, Staff67118
ProjectIn ProgressTransformNov-13May-14Develop the InstitutionErik DeumensGreenGatorCloudImplement OpenStack based virtual machines for researchers with some access to be determined to Research Computing storage and compute resources.Research Computing10/1/2013 0:00Elias EldayrieColleges, CentersErik DeumensIT Policy CouncilCampus Research NetworkCreate ServiceErik DeumensFaculty - Non-tenure track, Faculty - Tenure track, Staff, Students - Graduate74001
ProjectIn ProgressTransformSep-12Jun-14Develop the InstitutionMark McCallisterVirtual Software Applications Service for StudentsThis student technology fee project will deploy a pilot service to allow both on and off campus student access to software applications from computers, tablets, and smartphones.Academic Technology3/12/2013 0:009/3/2012 0:003/12/2013 0:00Elias EldayrieFedro Zazueta RanahanSenior DirectorsCreate ServiceMark McCallisterStudents - Undergraduate, Students - Graduate69451
ProjectOn HoldGrowOct-12Dec-13Operational EfficiencyTodd WilliamsCNS hosting services- customer automationEvaluate, select, and implement solution for providing CNS hosting customers with an interface to facilitate better visibility into their services as well as automate service provisioning, and billingComputing and Networking ServicesElias EldayrieComputing and Networking ServicesIain MoffatUnit IT Advisory/Coordination/Governance CommitteesApache Web Hosting, IIS Web Hosting, MS SQL Enterprise Hosting, MySQL Database Hosting, VMWare Virtual Machine HostingEnhance ServiceTodd WilliamsStaff, Other67199
ProjectOn HoldGrowOct-12Dec-13Operational EfficiencyTodd WilliamsVMWare backup functionalityEvaluate, select, and implement a solution to allow occupants of CNS/OSG's VMWare infrastructure to do VM-based backups of occupant VMs.Computing and Networking ServicesElias EldayrieComputing and Networking ServicesIain MoffatUnit IT Advisory/Coordination/Governance CommitteesVMWare Virtual Machine HostingEnhance ServiceTodd WilliamsStaff, Other67210
ProposalPreparingGrowSep-13Dec-13Operational EfficiencyErik DeumensImage data storage and manipulationOMERO client-server software for storage and manipulation of biological microscopy data.
Contact Scott Grieshaber SGRIESHABER@dental.ufl.edu
Research ComputingElias EldayrieDentistry, College ofErik DeumensOffice of the UF CIOEnhance ServiceErik DeumensFaculty - Other, Faculty - Non-tenure track, Faculty - Tenure track, Students - Graduate, Staff70719
ProposalPreparingTransformAug-13Dec-13Develop the InstitutionJon AkersResearch Computing IPv6 presenceEstablish presence in IPv6 world of public Research Computing hosts: submit, web, IO servers.Research ComputingElias EldayrieCollegesErik DeumensOffice of the UF CIOCampus Research NetworkCreate ServiceErik DeumensFaculty - Non-tenure track, Faculty - Tenure track, Staff, Students - Graduate70723
ProposalPreparingTransformJul-13Jan-14Develop the InstitutionErik DeumensVisualization supportImplement a support and training infrastructure for visualization activities for users of HPC resources operated by Research Computing.Research ComputingElias EldayrieColleges, CentersErik DeumensIT Policy CouncilErik DeumensFaculty - Non-tenure track, Faculty - Tenure track, Staff, Students - Graduate70774
ProposalPreparingTransformSep-13Dec-13Develop the InstitutionErik DeumensRender farmProvide the computational back-end service for rendering images.Research ComputingElias EldayrieAcademic TechnologyErik DeumensOffice of the UF CIOComputer ClassroomsEnhance ServiceErik DeumensFaculty - Other, Students - Undergraduate, Faculty - Non-tenure track, Faculty - Tenure track, Staff, Students - Graduate70718

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