Getting Started

Rules, Regulations, and Security

Rules, Regulations and Procedures

NC State’s computer resources are owned by the university and are provided primarily to support its academic and administrative functions. The use of these resources is governed by federal and state law as well as university policies and procedures.

IT Security

Protect yourself and NC State by adhering to campus IT security standards and procedures.

Hardware

Purchasing Hardware

Read the rules and guidelines for purchasing hardware at NC State.

Data Removal

NC State University is obligated to remove confidential data and certain software applications from surplused computer equipment in order to maintain data security, be compliant with various federal and state regulations, and fulfill licensing agreements.

Green IT

Learn about sustainable computing, energy reduction, and tips for purchasing hardware.

Software & Desktop Environments

Software Licensing

Many popular applications are available to the NC State community through OIT.

Managed Desktops

Information on the configuration and management of desktop workstations for campus units.

The Citrix Service

Citrix is a remote application delivery system that provides campus access to needed applications, regardless of your location.

Virtual Computing Lab

NC State provides a remote access service that allows you to reserve a computer with a desired set of applications for yourself and to remotely access it over the Internet.

Voice & Data

Phone Services &
Business Communications

ComTech’s Unified Communications group is responsible for providing phone services for faculty and staff, as well as providing workflow and productivity solutions, such as conference calling, instant messaging, caller input based routing/menus, and call centers.

Data Network

ComTech’s Network group is responsible for the configuration and maintenance of the campus network equipment. This includes the backbone routers, switches, wireless access points, voice over IP, firewalls, and Internet gateways.

Communications Infrastructure

Information for architects, engineers, and contractors who are designing and installing communications infrastructure on the NC State campus.

Personal Web Conferencing and Collaboration

Various options are available for video conferencing at NC State, depending on your use case.

 

Identity Management

Identity Management

Identity management (IDM) at NC State is a broad area that deals with identifying individuals and their relationships to the university.

Shibboleth Authentication

The Shibboleth® System is a standards based, open-source software package for Web single sign-on, across or within organizational boundaries.

Application & Web Hosting

Hosted Services

Hosted Services assists North Carolina State University departments and colleges in managing their departmental application servers, hosting them in a stable and secure IT environment.

Web Hosting Services

The cPanel Web Hosting service is a full-service environment that provides you with flexibility, scalability, economy of scale, and more options for your Web presence.

OIT Design

The OIT Design group offers a number of fee-based services to facilitate the creation and management of print and Web media. In addition, the Design group can assist with presentation design, accessibility, and process solutions that work for you.