California State University, Bakersfield
Information Technology Services
Network and Datacenter
Information Technology (IT) infrastructure functionality is the foundation for all other IT services and capabilities. Without the data network and associated infrastructure few other IT resources would work or be available.
Network and Datacenter is responsible for a number of the critical components of the campus IT Infrastructure, including network electronics, wired and wireless, and the corresponding fundamental provisioning services that are required to make the network work.
Network and Datacenter is also responsible for managing and supporting the Data Center, which includes managing nearly all servers for the campus, and the management and support of the data center itself.
Network and Datacenter is also responsible for creating and managing Identity Management Services, which includes provisioning of login IDs and their permissions for logging in to all campus IT services as well as an increasing number of off-campus IT resources such as PeopleSoft.
Network and Datacenter is also responsible for managing a number of security provisions for the University, including firewalls, SPAM blockers, virus protection, data encryption, network segmentation, and other efforts in information security.
The Network and Datacenter group includes 4 staff positions: Mike Fleming, Joe Nailor, Ron Watts, and Russell Jackson. Network and Datacenter can be reached at 654-2115.
The MPP responsible for Network and Datacenter is the Assistant Vice President for Information Technology Services, Kal Shenoy.