Ed Brennen

Ed Brennen is a Staff Writer for the University Relations department at UMass Lowell. Prior to joining the university in 2014, he was copy director for a Boston-based educational travel company and night sports editor at the Boston Herald.

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Data Center Optimization Saves Money, Headaches

Filed in Efficiency, Featured, General by on December 8, 2015
Data Center Optimization Saves Money, Headaches

UMass Lowell takes lead in system-wide shift to Shrewsbury facility UMass Lowell takes leading role in system-wide Data Center Optimization project, which means greater reliability for IT services — and considerable savings for the university. A little Saturday evening snowstorm wasn’t going to stop Steve Athanas, director of platforms and systems engineering for Information Technology, […]

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UMass Lowell Faculty Sandbox: A Real Tech Playground

Filed in Featured, Innovation by on November 10, 2015
UMass Lowell Faculty Sandbox: A Real Tech Playground

The word “sandbox” may conjure up childhood memories of toy shovels and Tonka trucks, but in the computing world a “sandbox” is a secure environment in which developers can create and test new software. That’s more in line with the university’s new Faculty Sandbox, which the Information Technology Office opened in October at O’Leary Library. […]

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