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Outages and Events

UTS Facilities, Inventory and Asset Management

Outage/Event History

Date Status Notes
UTS Facilities
06/22/2018
07:00 AM - 11:45 PM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change Outage

A change to a system that causes an outage.

The Division of Information Technology will be replacing the the old air handlers in the data center with more efficient air handlers. There will be no impact to services during this work.
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UTS Facilities
05/13/2018
04:00 AM - 04:33 PM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change

A change to a system that does not cause an outage.

The Division of Information Technology Data Center operations will begin removing abandoned phone wires, CAT5 and fiber under the floor of the data center and in communication racks. There should be no impact to services during this work.
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UTS Inventory and Asset Management
04/21/2018
10:50 AM - 08:35 AM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change

A change to a system that does not cause an outage.

The Division of Information Technology Data Center operations will begin removing abandoned phone wires, CAT5 and fiber under the floor of the data center and in communication racks. There should be no impact to services during this work.
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UTS Facilities
04/04/2018
10:30 AM - 04:40 PM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change

A change to a system that does not cause an outage.

The Division of Information Technology Data Center operations will begin removing abandoned phone wires, CAT5 and fiber under the floor of the data center and in communication racks. There should be no impact to services during this work.
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UTS Facilities
03/10/2018
04:00 AM - 07:10 PM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change Outage

A change to a system that causes an outage.

SCE&G will be performing maintenance on the substation that supplies power for the University of South Carolina. The DoIT Data Center has a secondary power feed from a different SCE&G substation that will not be impacted by this work but there will be brief power outages around campus.
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UTS Facilities
03/09/2018
06:00 AM - 08:28 AM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change

A change to a system that does not cause an outage.

The Division of Information Technology will be moving two power strips at the Hampton St. data center from commercial power over to the UPS. All devices on the strips are dual powered and already have an alternate UPS power source.
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UTS Facilities
03/01/2018
06:00 AM - 09:50 AM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change

A change to a system that does not cause an outage.

The Division of Information Technology Data Center operations will begin removing abandoned phone wires, CAT5 and fiber under the floor of the data center and in communication racks. There should be no impact to services during this work.
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UTS Facilities
02/15/2018
06:00 AM - 08:31 AM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change

A change to a system that does not cause an outage.

USC electricians will be pulling power from 2 UPS units over to 21 grid locations in the data center in preparation of future work.
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UTS Facilities
02/14/2018
08:00 AM - 01:20 PM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change

A change to a system that does not cause an outage.

Trane will be conducting a quarterly service of the data center backup chiller.
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UTS Facilities
02/10/2018
07:00 AM - 11:05 AM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change Outage

A change to a system that causes an outage.

Facilities will be working on the power for the alternate data center at 1600 Hampton Street. During the work we do not expect any issues with equipment or services going down. A generator will be holding the load for the room while the electrical work is being done.
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UTS Facilities
02/08/2018
06:00 AM - 02:29 PM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change

A change to a system that does not cause an outage.

USC electricians will be pulling power whips from 2 UPS units over to 2 empty racks in the data center.
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UTS Facilities
01/25/2018
01:00 PM - 10:57 PM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change

A change to a system that does not cause an outage.

The ceiling tiles in the data center will be removed to prepare the data center for the following projects; ladder rack installation, fire suppression and security cameras.
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UTS Facilities
01/25/2018
06:00 AM - 04:12 PM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change Outage

A change to a system that causes an outage.

Vertiv will be changing out main breakers on the High Performance Computing and School of Engineering networking switches that have been recalled by the manufacturer. Engineering s core switches and High Performance Computing could be affected in the event of a power outage during this time but we are not expecting any impact to services during the work.
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UTS Facilities
01/03/2018
07:00 AM - 09:57 PM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change

A change to a system that does not cause an outage.

The Division of Information Technology will be installing two transformers for the power systems (UPS) in the data center. There should be no impact to the data center.
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UTS Facilities
12/18/2017
11:45 AM - 09:40 AM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change

A change to a system that does not cause an outage.

The Division of Information Technology will be installing two transformers for the power systems (UPS) in the data center. There should be no impact to the data center.
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UTS Facilities
12/18/2017
06:30 AM - 06:00 PM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change

A change to a system that does not cause an outage.

SCE&G and contractors will be on site working on the Power pull on Wheat Street. This is a secondary power feed to the data center damaged on October 26, 2017.
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UTS Facilities
12/15/2017
06:30 AM - 08:02 AM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change

A change to a system that does not cause an outage.

The Division of Information Technology will be moving the power for equipment at 1600 Hampton Street. Only the equipment that does not have more than one power supply will be impacted for approximately 10 minutes.
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UTS Facilities
12/14/2017
02:00 PM - 10:53 AM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change

A change to a system that does not cause an outage.

The Division of Information Technology will be moving power for the High Performance Computing (HPC) racks. This will not impact other services in the Data Center, only the HPC services.
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UTS Facilities
12/14/2017
06:30 AM - 09:21 AM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change Outage

A change to a system that causes an outage.

The Division of Information Technology will be moving the power for equipment at 1600 Hampton Street. Only the equipment that does not have more than one power supply will be impacted for approximately 10 minutes.
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UTS Facilities
12/12/2017
10:00 AM - 03:55 PM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change Outage

A change to a system that causes an outage.

The Division of Information Technology will be moving power for the High Performance Computing (HPC) racks. This will not impact other services in the Data Center, only the HPC services.
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UTS Facilities
11/21/2017
09:10 AM - 03:10 PM
No updates available at this time.

Emergency

An unplanned outage to a critical system.

Data Center Backup Chiller failed to come on during weekly switch over.
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UTS Facilities
11/18/2017
06:00 AM - 06:53 PM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change

A change to a system that does not cause an outage.

SCE&G is replacing 2 power cables that were damaged October 26th, 2017. This is a secondary power feed to the data center.
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UTS Facilities
11/16/2017
06:30 AM - 09:11 AM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change

A change to a system that does not cause an outage.

The Division of Information Technology will be moving power for the current Polycom servers at 1600 Hampton St.
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UTS Facilities
11/14/2017
06:30 AM - 08:17 AM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change

A change to a system that does not cause an outage.

The Division of Information Technology will be moving power leads on the secondary fail over wireless switches to new power strips and newer UPS systems at 1600 Hampton St. There should be no impact to wireless services during this change.
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UTS Facilities
11/10/2017
06:30 AM - 07:59 AM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change

A change to a system that does not cause an outage.

The Division of Information Technology will be verifying the backup power systems at 514 S. Main St. During this time there will be no impact to the systems in the Data Center but 1244 Blossom and 514 S. Main St could lose power for a brief time.
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UTS Facilities
11/09/2017
06:30 AM - 08:27 AM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change

A change to a system that does not cause an outage.

The Division of Information Technology will be moving power leads on the secondary Server Distribution backbone router.
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UTS Facilities
09/20/2017
10:00 AM - 05:37 PM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change

A change to a system that does not cause an outage.

The Division of Information Technology will be moving power for the High Performance Computing to new UPS systems.
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UTS Facilities
08/22/2017
07:30 AM - 10:32 PM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change

A change to a system that does not cause an outage.

Contractors will be in the Data Center connecting power to the new UPS systems. This work is expected to take approximately 2 weeks. There should be no impact to services in the Data Center.
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UTS Facilities
08/18/2017
08:30 AM - 07:36 PM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change Outage

A change to a system that causes an outage.

The Division of Information Technology will be moving power to UPS power for High Performance Computing services.
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UTS Facilities
08/10/2017
07:00 AM - 09:11 PM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change Outage

A change to a system that causes an outage.

The Division of Information Technology will adjusting and load balancing the power supply for the Data Center. No services should be impacted as everything has dual power supplies.
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UTS Facilities
07/24/2017
09:00 AM - 10:46 AM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change

A change to a system that does not cause an outage.

The Division of Information Technology will be removing old Power Distribution Units (PDU) in the data center. Power leads for the equipment will be moved from PDU power source to UPS system. During this change there should be no impact to services.
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UTS Facilities
05/25/2017
05:00 AM - 12:43 PM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change Outage

A change to a system that causes an outage.

Back-up power will be added to the university Data Center.
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UTS Facilities
05/12/2017
06:00 AM - 08:49 AM
No updates available at this time.

Planned Change Outage

A change to a system that causes an outage.

In preparation for the Data Center power upgrade on May 25, technicians will be moving power leads to be prepared for generator power.
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