Centralized server hosting, system administration, cluster management, and Oracle, Microsoft SQL and MySQL database administration. Local server management for Linux and Windows servers is also available.


Database Hosting

Stamford’s Database Hosting service makes accounts and storage space available to departments and official University groups and services to develop and maintain their own databases and applications. Available flavors are MySQL, Oracle and Microsoft SQL Servers.

Database Administration

Stamford IT supports MySQL, Oracle and Microsoft SQL databases for the community. This service is available to faculty and staff in academic and administrative departments that require database administration for applications, or standalone databases operating on our infrastructure.

Endpoint / Server Configuration Management

Microsoft’s System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) protects your computers with automatic security updates for operating systems and other popular software.

Enterprise Technical Support Services

A wide range of centralized technical support services are available to streamline and enhance departments’ ability to optimize their use of technology. Services include application hosting, backup and storage, cloud backups, database administration, desktop virtualization, source code control and deployment, system administration, and system capacity planning.

Server Hosting

Hosting services for campus clients who want to operate their equipment in a secure, centrally-managed facility. The hosting service can be either shared (multiple clients with equipment in one rack) or dedicated (only one client’s equipment per rack).

Systems Administration

Systems administration service for Linux, Windows, and OS X Server systems, both physical and virtual. The comprehensive service includes installation and configuration, security scanning and vulnerability remediation, maintenance, patch management, stabilization, monitoring, user management, and integration with the campus infrastructure.​ This service is appropriate for mission-critical or development servers.

Virtual Servers

Virtual Servers are available to Stamford departments as an alternative to hosting and managing dedicated, physical server equipment. Virtualization technology allows multiple virtual servers (also known as virtual machines) to be hosted independently on a single physical server. This service is available for Low Risk, Moderate Risk, and High Risk Data (as defined by the Information Security Office).