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Cyberinfrastructure Technologies

Cyberinfrastructure Technologies

Cyberinfrastructure Technologies brings together the Enterprise Systems and Network Technology teams, and the Engineering Computer Center from the School of Engineering. CIT manages the campus-wide IT infrastructure that supports teaching, learning, scholarship, and University operations; in addition, we provide IT support for the students, faculty, and staff of the School of Engineering. 

The director for Cyberinfrastructure Technnologies is Carol Jordan. The staff listing from the SCU Phonebook is here.

SCU community members are welcome to contact the CIT management team (CIT.managers@scu.edu) to learn more about what we do, to request a consultation, or to request our services.

IT Enterprise Systems

Manager: Michael Cox

Key responsibilities:

  • Data Center management
  • Server virtualization (VMware)
  • Storage services and infrastructure
  • Active Directory
  • Windows and Linux Server Administration (physical, virtual, and cloud-based)
  • Enterprise backups for servers and central file shares
  • Patch management for Linux and Windows servers
  • Performance and availability monitoring
  • File transfer and automation (MOVEit) 
  • Class Climate Services and Administration

Network Technology

Manager: Eddie Butler

Key responsibilities:

  • Identity/Account Management
  • Google Suite and Email Distribution Lists
  • Authentication services, Single Sign-On (SSO), Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)
  • Telephony services & infrastructure
  • Network infrastructure - wired and wireless
  • Network security and services
    • Application load balancing
    • Firewall operations
    • Network access control
    • Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
    • SSL certificate management

School of Engineering ECC

Manager: Lantz Johnson

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage SoE computer labs
    • Account management
    • Application management
    • Storage and quotas
    • Print queues
    • Hardware and operating-system management (macOS, Windows, CentOS)
    • Remote access to computer labs
  • Manage SoE IT infrastructure
    • Active Directory and LDAP (for computer-lab accounts)
    • Home directories (and associated backups)
    • VMware-based server and desktop virtualization
    • Monitoring for availability, performance, and security of SoE systems
    • Coordination with Networking and College of Arts & Sciences for support of SCDI and other interdisciplinary initiatives
  • Manage hardware and software for SoE researchers 

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