Aidan McDonald

Head of IT Operations

Aidan has worked in the IoT sector for 24 years and in CIT since 1997, initially as a Lecturer in Computing. He has taught on both B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree programmes as well as supervised several research postgraduate students. In 2007, he was seconded into IT Services to fulfill the role of Network Manager. He oversaw the initial deployment of Internet connections into the IoTs in the early 90s and has been involved with HEAnet services and applications since then.

This year he was appointed Head of IT Operations within the college. He has responsibility for the specification/design and management of college infrastructure, including data and voice networks, data centres, most IT systems and Servicedesk.

Talk Title:

Panel Discussion: Campus Topologies

Plenary Speakers:
Patrick O'Regan - Maynooth UniversityPaul Jones - TCDRonan Byrne - HEAnet Valerie King - UCC
Parallel A Speakers:
Adrian Rath - Royal College of Physicia...Dave Wilson - HEAnet Keith Rochford - Dell
Ken O'Kelly - Juniper NetworksKilian Murphy - UCCMark O'Leary MBCS - JANET
Nora Clarke - University of Agder, NorwaySanjay Chohan - Juniper Networks
Parallel B Speakers:
Parallel C Speakers:
Rebecca Grant - Digital Repository IrelandSinéad Redmond - Maynooth University
Parallel D Speakers: (Workshop Area)
Rob Gallagher - HEAnet Robert Hackett - HEAnet
Lightning Speakers:
Andy Byrne - Agile NetworksAudrey Drohan - UCDBob Coggins - Campus.ieHenry Batten - Meru Networks
Jeremy Britton - UCDPeter Clarke - UCDPeter Trevaskis - DellRegina McNulty - Smartbay Ireland
Rosalind Pan - UCDStuart Kenny - Digital Repository Ireland