Distributed Computing Support
Management Team


Draft Meeting Minutes

August 6, 2010

Meeting Time: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Meeting Place: Chilton Hall, Room 245

Members
Joe Adamo (CITC Communications Services), Troy Bacon (AVP Finance and Business Affairs and Controller), Philip Baczewski (DCSMT Chair, Director of Academic Computing, Computing and IT Center), John Berra (Registrar), Michael Bagget (College of Visual Arts and Design), Ben Bigby (College of Music), Ginger Boone (University Union), Charlie Brien (UNT Facilities), Jim Byford (College of Engineering), Tim Christian (College of Arts and Sciences), Chu Chuah (College of Public Administration and Community Service), Wil Clark (UNT System Center @ Dallas), Katy Gallahan (ABN Lan Mgmt), Mike Hatch (College of Business), Paul Hons (College of Education), Scott Jackson (Libraries), Abraham John (CITC Administrative Desktop Support), Brenda Kirk (CITC PC/Lan Support), Gary Mathews (College of Information), Deke Isaac (Micro Maint), Shea Rogers (Business Services), Richard Sanzone (CITC Helpdesk), Chris Strauss (CITC Call Tracking Services), Roy Zumwalt (Texas Academy of Math and Science)

Members Present
Chu Chuah (Col. Of Public Admin & Comm. Svc.), Katy Gallahan (ABN Lan Mgmt), Elizabeth Hinkle-Turner (for Philip Baczewski, DCSMT Chair (CITC)), Paul Hons (College of Education), David Hooper (for Roy Zumwalt, Texas Academy of Math/Science), John Leutkemeyer (for Scott Jackson, Libraries), Ryan Loudermilk (for Michael Bagget, College of Visual Arts and Design), Joey Macaraeg (for Mike Hatch, College of Business), Raymond Pillar (for Tim Christian, College of Arts and Sciences), Richard Sanzone (CITC Helpdesk), Chris Strauss (CITC Remedy Administration)

Guests
Daniel Duncan (College of Business), Mac Edwards (Computing and IT Center), Randy Evans (Texas Academy of Math/Science), Nassos Galiopoulos (College of Public Affairs and Community Service), Jason Gutierrez (CITC Network Computing Services), T. J. Adamowicz (CITC Network Computing Services), Brian Kucharski (College of Education), Jennifer Lafleur (CITC Admin/Compliance), JoAnn Luksich (CITC Data Management), Claudia Lynch (CITC Academic Computing), Joey Maldonado (UNT Libraries), Don McClure (CITC Remedy), Curry Searle (CITC ACUS), Chris Stoermer (Student Health and Wellness Center), Jackie Thames (Col. Public Admin & Comm. Svc.), Steve Vocelka (CITC Computer Operations)

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Minutes from July 16, 2010, were approved as written.

OLD BUSINESS

  • INHOUSE "HOME PAGE" FEEDBACK
  • The report/discussion from DCSMT indicates that there are no technical issues with making InHouse the default homepage on machine browsers. Managers relayed that it was hard to make a customer service issue assessment because many of the customers affected by this (faculty) are out for the summer. As a result, network managers may report after the beginning of the fall semester as to the reaction from their support constiutents to the new home page default. However, all plan to implement this as the default page at this time.
  • STRATEGIES FOR DEPLOYMENT OF POWERSAVE
  • Elizabeth HInkle-Turner reported that several DCSMT members attended Faronics webinar, and the power management contract has been finalized. Charlie Brien of Facilities, and Abraham John, supervisor, will be in charge of the PowerSave deployment project. No deadline has been set for completion, but a rollout is planned for Spring 2011. Charlie Brien will make a presentation about the PowerSave rollout at an appropriate later date.
  • WINDOWS 7 AND OFFICE 2010 DEPLOYMENTS
  • Managers discussed their planned deployments of Windows 7 and Office 2010. Some areas were rolling the software out by or in the Fall semester, and most reported that they would be rolling out by Spring or Summer of 2011 at the latest.

NEW BUSINESS

No new business was discussed.

AREA REPORTS

College of Business reported that they will be moving faculty accounts off of Novell Netware.

Jason Gutierrez advised managers to budget for Apple OSX server ($70), and Apple Remote Desktop licenses ($30) which would be up for renewal in October or November.

ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at 10:40 a.m. The next meeting is scheduled for August 20, 2010.


Return to Distributed Computing Support Management Team Home Page.

Page last modified on August 6, 2010. Send comments to Philip Baczewski