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Gerald L. Allen (Georgia State University)

Gerald L. Allen
Manager - Application Services

Atlanta, Georgia

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Jerry is currently the Manager for Application Services in the Production Services Department of IS&T at Georgia State Univeristy. He is responsible for the daily operations of all University software that is centrally owned and distributed. This incudes but not limited to, student email system, faculty and staff email system, statistical software packages, collaborative tools, leraning management systems, content management systems just to name a few. In his capacity he manages licensing, distribution and ensuring that all software is patched and updated and runs at peak performance. Prior to this he was the Technology Operations Center Manager for Georgiat State University. He held that position for eight years as he rebuilt the Data Center and Network Operations Center creating a what was called by industry experts, "a world class data center:" Jerry is currently pursuing his Master's degree in Political Science at Georgia State University.

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