CSSD’s innovation in information technology has been consistently acknowledged by local and national awards.


University Business Magazine "Models of Efficiency" Award

  • Walk-in technology support (University Store on Fifth and Towers Lobby) 


Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leader Award

  • Jinx P. Walton
    Director, Computing Services and Systems Development


Computerworld Honors Program

  • Enterprise Storage Solution Provides Cost Savings and Improved Infrastructure
  • Providing Guest Wireless Access in a Large University Environment

SIGUCCS Communication Awards

(Special Interest Group on University and College Computing Services)

  • Information Technology Web site
    (Best of Category, Computing Services Public Web Site)


Computerworld Honors Program

  • "Application Virtualization for Effective Software Delivery
  • "Emergency Notification Systems"


Computerworld Honors Program

  • Business and Related Services category for “University Enterprise Backup Service Provides Efficient Data Storage and Recovery”
  • Education and Academia for “Supporting University Applications Through Enterprise Monitoring”

Pittsburgh CIO of the Year Award
(Nonprofit Category)

  • Jinx P. Walton,
    Director, Computing Services and Systems Development


Computerworld Honors Program

  • “Business Intelligence Systems Implementation Through Digital Dashboards”
  • “Secure Remote Access to Restricted Network Resources”
  • “Implementation of a Robust Enterprise E-mail System Using Microsoft Exchange”
  • “Enterprise Network-based Video Delivery”
  • “Supporting Health Sciences Faculty Access to Clinical and Academic Networks in the Post-HIPAA Environment”

InfoWorld 100 Awards

  • Integrated Web Portal”

SIGUCCS Communication Awards

(Special Interest Group on University and College Computing Services)

  • Residential Networking Setup CD, General Services Promotional Materials.
  • Software Buyers Guide, Software CD category


Computerworld Honors Program

  • “Enterprise Student Information System”
  • “Network Operations Center”
  • “802.1x Authentication for Wired Networks”
  • “Strategic Network Security Architecture”
  • “Web Portal”
  • “World-Class Dual Storage Area Network Environment to Bring ILM Capabilities to a Multi-campus University”
  • “Electronic Software Distribution Service.”


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