Down the Corridor of Years
Benchmarks Online publications from 2011 note:
- January 2011 marked the one-year anniversary of the operation of the Talon High-Performance Computing System (HPC).
- ACUS adds 24 additional processing nodes to the Talon HPC system for a total of 2080 cpu cores in the cluster. 4 compute nodes were added with Nvidia's Tesla M2050 GPU computing module that include 448 GPUs per node.
- The Information Science Building (ISB) is renamed Sycamore Hall.
Micheal DiPaolo is hired as the UNT System Chief Information Officer (CIO).
John Hooper is named Deputy CIO for the UNT System maintaining his role as acting CIO for UNT.
Philip Baczewski is named UNT Deputy CIO with UIT divisions reporting directly to him.
A number of computing infrastructure and shared services move to a newly created IT Shared Services organization under mangement of the UNT System.
University Information Technology (UIT) is formed as the new central computing organization at UNT comprising Academic Computing and User Services, Administrative Information Technology Services, and Classroom Support Services/Microcomputer Maintenance Services.
- Students are able to have text messages sent to their cell phone of choice to alert them every time they get an important message in the Message Center located on the my.unt.edu portal