Stable and Secure Infrastructure

Next generation wired and wireless networks (indoor and outdoor), cloud architectures, information security and privacy, university policies, distributed technologies, user provisioning and authentication systems, green technologies.





Initiatives (TI)

1. Provide a platform to support on-demand computing. 1.1 Access to virtual computing infrastructure to support teaching, research, and productivity needs. 1.1.1 By 2020, 25% of courses that require computing resources will be automatically provisioned for students. Goal 1, Objective 4 TI 4
  1.2 Provide identity-based access to required applications. 1.2.1 100% of online programs will have access to virtual computing resources as they are developed. Goal 1, Objective 4 TI 4
  1.3 Provide computing resources to support computing-intensive online courses.   Goal 1, Objective 4 TI 4
2. Physical and virtual collaborative space for crossdisciplinary learning. 2.1 Provide inter-connected classroom/learning space for interdisciplinary teaching and learning. 2.1.1 At least 1 collaborative learning classroom per building by 2019. Goal 1, Objective 1 TI 5
  2.2 Create and expand informal learning space to promote collaboration and team-based learning. 2.2.1 Common scheduling system to reserve collaborative study spaces for student by 2017-18. Goal 1, Objective 4 TI 5
  2.3 Standardize and promote the use of virtual meeting technologies. 2.3.1 At least 50 technology-enabled collaborative study spaces across campus by 2018. Goal 2, Objective 1 TI 5
3. Deploy mobile and wireless platform to provide seamless access and communication. 3.1 Provide full outdoor wireless coverage and cellular coverage for populated areas. 3.1.1 Provide full outdoor wireless coverage and cellular coverage for populated areas. Goal 3, Objective 2 TI 4
    3.1.2 100% outdoor coverage along Coyote Walk by the end of 2017 and 100% across populated campus locations by 2020. Goal 3, Objective 2 TI 4
    3.1.3 Enhanced cellular coverage across various carriers for both campus. Goal 3, Objective 2 TI 4
  3.2 Enhance campus app to facilitate communications to various campus constituencies on an opt-in basis. 3.2.1 A common app that will support colleges/departments to communicate and engage with students, faculty, and staff. Goal 5, Objective 2 TI 1, 4
4. Identity-based authentication and authorization to provide secure access. 4.1 Deploy secure and mobile multi-factor authentication. 4.1.1 Implement multi-factor sign on for all applications with access to Personal Identifiable Information (PII) by 2020. Goal 3, Objective 4 TI 6
  4.2 Implement technologies to support digital/mobile identification that will provide secure access to campus resources. 4.2.1 Replace OneCard with digital/ mobile ID to support advance features (physical access, etc) by 2019. Goal 5, Objective 2 TI 6
5. Promote available and accessible infrastructure. 5.1 Extend campus infrastructure to cloud to increase availability of services. 5.1.1 Increase network performance by implementing technology such as IPv6 by 2017. Goal 3, Objective 2 TI 4
    5.1.2 By 2020, increase number of cloud applications that support higher capacity/bandwidth protocols by 50%. Goal 3, Objective 2