Datacenter Shared Services is a campus initiative to consolidate campus server rooms and data centers into shared data center facilities.
Backup & Storage
Offering a backup solution for departmental desktop and laptop machines, including Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems. This solution provides backup of files via a cloud provider with users able to register up to 5 devices and receive unlimited cloud storage.
Google Apps @ Illinois is a suite of communication and productivity applications that provides email, online document collaboration, file storage, chat, and calendar services to University of Illinois faculty, staff, and students.
Office 365 provides students, faculty, and staff with free, cloud-based access to download a suite of services from Microsoft, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and OneDrive.
Click here to download and get started with Office 365.
U of I Box is a secure cloud-based storage service available to all students, faculty, and staff. U of I Box’s built-in features allow for files to be easily stored, edited, and shared from any device that has a web browser.
Virtual hosting provides infrastructure and control to IT professionals to host virtual machines, operating systems or applications that are installed on software that acts like computer hardware. Customers have the same experience on a virtual machine as they do using an actual machine.