Server Hosting

The Hosting services provides professionally-managed servers (virtual and physical) and database environments for University academic and administrative units. The servers and databases are maintained and managed by Office of Information Technology (OIT) database and systems administrators. This includes maintaining and managing the infrastructure, operating system, storage, backups, security, and patching.

Service Offerings

Campus Connection

The Campus Connection tool provides websites for Morris campus Student Organizations to share photos, upcoming events, news, and documents.

Database Hosting

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) provides a comprehensive, common good database hosting service to OIT Administrative computing teams for enterprise applications and to University departments for departmental applications. OIT database and systems administrators manage the infrastructure, hardware, software, operating system environment, backups, and security.

Office of Information Technology (OIT) Web Hosting

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) provides a comprehensive, common good Web hosting service for University units that enables them to post their own content online. Content is securely managed via separate servers by Web developers from each local unit. Performance and Web traffic is monitored carefully and continually by OIT staff to maintain high levels of quality and performance.

Personal Website Hosting

Personal website hosting is available for all faculty, staff, and student groups at the University of MInnesota, Morris. These web sites are a valuable service, especially in support of faculty research or teaching, providing a place to share updates and information.

Self-Managed Environment

Self-Managed Virtual Server Hosting provides infrastructure-as-a-service (IAAS) to University departments and business units and are created by provisioning managers within the University departments. University departments manage the network security, operating system, applications, backups, security, etc. University departments also provide tier I- and II-level support to the end users of the service. OIT system administrators manage the virtual environment and the underlying physical infrastructure.

Tenant Server Hosting

Tenant Server Hosting service is available for collegiate and administrative units to house their physical servers in a secure data center.

Tenant Server Hosting supports the University’s goal of data center consolidation by reducing the number of spaces systemwide that house server equipment which significantly reduces costs and the computing carbon footprint.

Website Content

The University provides access to tools that enable students, faculty, and staff to publish and manage websites ranging from simple personal sites to organizational sites with large amounts of content managed by many people.

The University provides access to tools that enable students, faculty, and staff to publish and manage websites ranging from simple personal sites to organizational sites with large amounts of content managed by many people.