Telecommunications & Systems Services
The main emphasis of Telecommunication Services is to support the educational, cultural, research, outreach, and student services missions of the University of Wyoming with quality voice and data telecommunications services.
The Systems Group manages the UW computer network, ensuring vital avenues of communication for the university community.
The PC Team is responsible for monitoring and maintaining central computer services that run on the Windows platform. This includes but is not limited to the following services:
- central file storage and sharing servers
- central print servers
- central domain servers
- central database servers
- central web servers
- central application servers
- central antivirus servers
- central Exchange email servers
This team is charged with providing functionality that meets the majority of campus users' needs based on cost to benefit analysis and resource availability.
UW's UNIX Group is in charge of the Central UNIX servers which provide diverse functionality and services to campus-wide users.
The Sun Solaris operating system is run on servers with from one to eight processors. Some of the services provided on UNIX servers include:
- university email gateway for campus
- university virus scanning for campus
- university Majordomo mailing list services for campus
- university computer accounts management
- UNIX web services using the Apache web server
- central domain name and DHCP Servers
- central database and application servers for administrative systems
- central news services for campus
The Network Group manages the UW network infrastructure.
The Telecommunications Group manages the campus telephone system and installs and maintains associated wiring systems.
The Security Office monitors for and protects against attacks directed at the UW computer network.