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LITS Network Services goes the extra mile during COVID-19

As the COVID-19 crisis began to take form, it became apparent that a few teams in LITS would need to rise to the challenge of staying on campus to perform critical work. The members of LITS Network Services knew their role would be vital as Emory addressed the pandemic and transitioned to a remote, but […]

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Jarrell Brown, Communications Specialist I, Network Services

Jarrell (pronounced jah-RELL) Brown is a new communications specialist I in Network Services. Before joining LITS, he worked as a mail specialist in the Emory Mail Room. He also performed desk-side support for four years at the American University of Integrated Sciences in St. Martin, Barbados. A native of Lithonia, GA, Jarrell is certified in […]

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Alex Portillo, Communications Specialist I, Network Services

Alex Portillo (pronounced por-TEE-yo) was hired this year as a communications specialist I. This is not his first association with LITS, as he worked as a communications contractor for three years with ATS Communications. Born in Lawrenceville, GA, Alex has a communications installer certification and is working on his BICSI advanced communications certification. Away from […]

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Emory’s guest wireless undergoes big change

Emory’s Library and Information Technology Services (LITS) has announced a significant improvement to the guest wi-fi experience while on campus. For years, EmoryGuest, the free wi-fi provided to Emory visitors was a restrictive experience. Starting on May 12, visitors to Emory will enjoy significantly improved performance with fewer restrictions. The wi-fi industry is trending toward […]

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Oxford network redesign a victory for cross-campus collaboration

As is often the case with great advancements, a disaster compels change. Right before the 2017 Oxford College Commencement, the fiber that connected the Oxford computer network with the Atlanta network was accidentally cut. At a crucial time of the academic year, the Oxford network went dark. Network access was quickly restored yet the larger […]

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Wireless improvements across network services

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It has been a busy year for LITS Network Engineering. With all of the wireless improvements across Network Services, there are clearly a lot of good things going on. The following is a list of some of the work that has kept the team busy. Monitor Everything phase 2 – All wireless access points (APs) and […]

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Network Services hosts Fun Day

On May 10, Wayne Ortman, Director of Network Services, held a town hall meeting in which he recognized many of his employees for their accomplishments, birthdays and service anniversaries. Wayne had asked a lot from his organization this year and to show his appreciation, he hosted the first LITS Network Services Fun Day. Organized by William Boney, […]

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