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Sustainable Technology

Information management and technology has implemented changes that reduce both use of resources—from paper to electricity.

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Saving energy

  • Instituted centralized power management for all computers
  • Implemented standard efficient equipment specifications such as flat panel LCD monitors
  • Rightsized computer labs 

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Reducing waste

  • Implemented Pharos “Pay to Print” system
  • Installed FaxMaker Pro
  • Implemented Extender scanning system for accounts payable

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Moving forward

  • Moved to Voice over IP for phone system
  • Standardized PC refresh program
  • Offered an annual shred fest

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UNC has migrated to a virtual server environment which allows many applications to run on a single machine. Virtual deployments reduce hardware, maintenance and cooling costs while increasing efficiency.