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Communications Services and the Network Operations Center provide and coordinate special purpose data and network connectivity solutions.  Departments and non-

Providing full-service hosting of Line-of-Business production and development platforms offering distributed business applications, database servers, and support

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Communications Services, in conjunction with Cox Communications of Santa Barbara, provides cable television service to campus faculty, staff, departments, and

Communications Services provides support for establishment of cellular services covered by University Policy

 G-46, Guidelines for the Purchase and Use of

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Welcome to the UCSB Virtual Private Network (VPN) Service information area. These pages are designed to provide assistance with the installation and configuration of

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Virtual Machine Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) hosting for Academic Affairs IT (pilot with UCI),  Administrative Services: Accounting and Human Resources,

Connect is UCSB’s new communication and collaboration service. Connect will initially provide Email, Calendaring, Contacts and Tasks. More information available at

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Consistent, secure, understandable, navigable administrative information for standard and ad-hoc query and reporting. The Data Warehouse serves departments as well as

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eduroam (education roaming) is the secure, worldwide roaming access service developed for the international

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General installation, configuration, and administration for departmental workstations, LAN and network equipment.  End-user assistance and support for general

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The Enterprise Technology Service Center ( is a single point of contact for enterprise technical services and support at UCSB. Based on the

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ETS Sites is a website hosting and content management service based on the Drupal content management system. Drupal hosting differs from basic

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ETS Web Analytics allows you to analyze how your web site is being used. It is primarily a companion service to ETS Sites but is available for use with any UCSB

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ETS staff at North Hall Data Center (NHDC) will take custody of hard drives that UCSB customers wish to have destroyed and securely destroy them. ETS uses a NSA/DoD

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UCSB Identity Services is responsible for the planning, development, and operation of enterprise authentication and authorization services for use by campus service

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The UCSB Proxy Server is an alternative to the Virtual Private Network (VPN).  Many people find it easier to use and you do not have to download software.  If you are

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ETS hosts the new Connect Mailing List service. More info can be found on its website.

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Provide, manage, and maintain the mainframe computing environment hosting UCSB's Financial ERP Systems. Technologies employed include IBM z/OS, Software AG's Adabas,

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Communications Services and the Network Operations Center provide a variety of planning and coordination resources for campus planners, architects, and engineers in

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Communications Services and the Network Operations Center provide and coordinate minor network wiring projects to accommodate campus departmental moves and changes.

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The North Hall Data Center is a resource for hosting UCSB information technology systems across the Academic, Administrative and

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What is the SCRE?

The Secure Compute Research Environment (SCRE) is a private, secured, virtual environment in which researchers may remotely analyze sensitive data,

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Acquiring SSL Certificates for Hosts in the "" Domain ATTENTION: If you maintain a server that uses an SSL certificate with a SHA-1 signature, you may need to

The ETS Supercomputing unit helps UCSB academic community members access and use the High Performance Computing (HPC) resources available from the national

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Communications Services provides a wide range of telephone services to the campus.  Single- and multi-line telephone systems and accessories, voice mail, calling

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Provides a Windows desktop environment using thin client equipment.  Application hosting for applications unable to execute in the Apple OS environment. This service

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UCSB’s Electronic Timekeeping system gathers employees' time and attendance information electronically and exports it to the campus payroll system.

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Communications Services manages access to the UCSB 800MHz radio frequencies. Two-way radios are an important part of the campus's life safety services. To avoid

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The U-Mail Student E-Mail Service provides e-mail and other affiliated collaboration services for UCSB's student population. More information about U-Mail can be

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UCSB Alerts is a communications tool the university uses to distribute emergency information to the campus. Students, Staff, and Faculty can update their email, text

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The Unified Threat Management (UTM) service provides a centralized firewall, intrusion detection/prevention services and malware identification and blocking for the

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Zoom is a cloud-based platform for video and audio conferencing, mobile collaboration, and simple online meetings. Zoom's web-based conferencing uses high-quality

Video Security as a Service

ETS has partnered with a commercial Video Surveillance provider to deliver a managed, supported, scalable, and cost efficient “one-stop” service.

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Windows server operating system management and administration which includes hosting server equipment in the NHDC. This service may be appealing for those  wishing to