Utah Science Technology And Research - The University of Utah

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USTAR Services

Larry Garfield, IT Manager

USTAR Services

The University of Utah

What is USTAR?


U
tah
S
cience
T
echnology
A
nd
R
esearch Initiative



The University of Utah

USTAR Initiative:


Making strategic investments at the University of Utah
and Utah State University to recruit world
-
class
researchers and build state
-
of
-
the
-
art interdisciplinary
research and development facilities and to form first
-
rate science, innovation, and commercialization teams
across the State. This initiative focuses on leveraging
the proven success of Utah's research universities in
creating and commercializing innovative technologies
to generate more technology
-
based start
-
up firms,
higher paying jobs, and additional business activity
leading to a state
-
wide expansion of the Utah's tax
base.


The University of Utah

USTAR Organization

Utah State Legislature

USTAR Governing Authority

USTAR Advisory Council

State of Utah USTAR offices

Utah’s Educational Infrastructure

USTAR Services at the U of U

The University of Utah

USTAR Components


University of Utah


Utah State University


TOIP (Technology Outreach Innovation
Program)




Weber State University




Utah State University
-
Uintah Basin




Utah Valley University




Southern Utah Univers
ity



The University of Utah

USTAR Research Focus


Innovation focus areas include biomedical
technology, brain medicine, energy, digital
media, imaging technology, and
nanotechnology.



The University of Utah

USTAR at the University of Utah


“A multidisciplinary research environment that
will provide expertise and foster collaborations”

The Brain Institute

The Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute
(SCI)

The Nano Institute of Utah

Six Principle Investigators (PIs) with their research
groups


The University of Utah

Current Location
-

U of U USTAR


Research Park, Building 874 (formerly NPS Pharmaceuticals)


Approx. 90,000 sq. ft., 60,000 sq. ft. of lab space


First USTAR occupancy was in September 2007

The University of Utah

Future Location
-

U of U USTAR


James L. Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology Building
-

A USTAR
Innovation Center (formerly Ft. Douglas Golf Course)


Approx. 200,000 sq. ft., mostly lab space


Construction estimated to complete in 2012

The University of Utah

New Facility will include:

Nanofabrication

Small Animal Imaging

Optical Imaging

Vivarium

Neuroscience labs

Biotechnology labs

Data center




The University of Utah

Key Concepts
:

Multidisciplinary!

Growth!


”The University of Utah anticipates hiring 32
faculty in the next 3
-
4 years to expand our
existing competencies in twelve key areas.”

The University of Utah

U of U USTAR Groups


The Brain Institute


The Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute (SCI Institute)


The Nano Institute of Utah


Faculty/Researchers representing various campus departments


Chemistry


Pharmacology


Materials Engineering


Pediatrics


College of Engineering


others




The University of Utah

USTAR Services Staff

Bill Phifer, Director

Margaret Tennant, Manager

Larry Garfield, IT Manager

Larry
Perrenoud
, Materials Coordinator

Gary Parker, Maintenance & Setup

Brendon Norris, Project Administrator

The University of Utah

Computing Environment


Clients (~150 users)


Apple Mac 50%


Wintel 50%


Scientific Software


Statistical Analysis


Grant Writing


Servers


HP Windows 2003 Server


HP Windows 2008 Server
(AD)


NetApp

FAS 2020 4 TB



Printers/Copiers


Legacy HP Printers


Legacy Sharp
Copier/Printers


Various FAX machines


Phones/Mobile


Blackberry


VOIP Phones


The University of Utah

Networking Environment


Switches


Legacy HP Switches


Demark connects to campus fiber backbone


Upgrade project to Cisco 4506E blade switches



Campus Wireless APs



Planning Access Grid Conferencing System


The University of Utah

Resources


We use from campus


UMAIL



MS Active
Directory





Network
Infrastructure




AVAYA IP Phones



ISO Security



Office of Software
Licensing

The University of Utah

Resource


We might offer in the future

Data Center

Excess space, cooling, power,
emergency power, lockable racks, data
media safe.

The University of Utah

Resource


We might offer in the future


Under
-
utilized Data Center

The University of Utah

My Challenges


Discover U of U


Understand the organizational structure


Understand the financial flow


Lots of information is available on websites


Discover OIT


Understand the organizational structure


Discover the centralized services available


IT Managers and Mac Managers have been
invaluable


The University of Utah

My Challenges (cont.)


Integrate with Campus


Leverage resources that
are already provided
(CHPC, Libraries, UCAIR,
Access Grid)


Don’t reinvent the wheel


Educate USTAR staff and
PIs


Coordinate Software
Licensing


Purchasing


Software


Hardware



Build IT Infrastructure


Provide Security


Authentication (Active
Directory)


Departmental Storage
(
NetApp
)


Printing consolidation


Inventory assets


Policies and Controls


OIT Network Care model


Deal with
Failures/Malware/Help
Desk Issues

The University of Utah

Contact Info

Larry Garfield, IT Manager

383
Colorow

Drive

larry.garfield@utah.edu

801
-
587
-
1548