What are some features and requirements of the Technology Solutions West Campus Data Center ?

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Key features and requirements of the Technology Solutions West Campus Data Center are listed below.

Overview 

Technology Solutions’s West Campus Data Center provides a server hosting environment including UPS and Generator backup power. This Technology Solutions-controlled space is operated as a university HIPAA covered entity, departmental server resource, in order to provide secure and reliable services for university servers, computing, and data applications.

Features 

  • Standard 1 GB Ethernet to campus backbone is available
  • The Data Center is under video surveillance 24/7
  • All locations are secured 24/7
  • Access is granted through authorization by contacting Technology Solutions NOC 
  • Fire suppression and environmental controls
  • Technology Solutions will ensure the data center operates within the Industry (ASHRAE), recommend cooling range for data centers
  • Technology Solutions will notify tenant of planned maintenance and incidents that may impact co-located equipment 
  • In case of a planned outage for an infrastructure system (e.g., power outage, UPS testing), each tenant will be contacted in advance 
  • Change controls and planned outages will occur during the standard change control window 
  • Infrastructure components and systems are covered under support and maintenance contracts and tested weekly, monthly, bi-annually, or quarterly, depending on component


Requirements 

  • All authorized tenants and visitors must sign in/out at designated sign in sheet 
  • Server must meet rack mount specifications 
  • Contact information for server administrators, departmental personnel, and hardware inventory must be updated / kept current at all times

Details

Article ID: 917
Created
Fri 1/15/21 6:15 PM
Modified
Tue 4/26/22 10:17 AM

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Technology Solutions West Campus Data Center provides a server hosting environment including UPS and Generator backup power. This Technology Solutions-controlled space is operated as a university HIPAA covered entity, departmental server resource, in order to provide secure and reliable services for university servers, computing, and data applications.