” ICT infrastructure is seen as one of the greatest enablers to positive change in the world today; The way the teaching, administrative and research functions are being carried out at universities has changed; We present to you the Directorate as a department mandated with planning, managing and maintaining the ICT infrastructure at MMU”
Information and Computing services are available throughout the university. Students and staff alike have access to computing facilities via a managed computer network. The directorate is charged with the duty of planning, implementing and maintaining the university infrastructure. The university has 5 computer rooms spread, throughout the university campus and has plans of implementing more to cope with the exponential rise in student and staff populations. The directorate is also tasked with providing support to the University computers network.
MANAGED NETWORK SERVICES
The Directorate provides and sustains effective and reliable data networking infrastructure which provides network connectivity between buildings within the university in addition to connection to wireless networking on campus.
The directorate provides the University with a reliable, supportable and maintainable service to staff P.C. Laptops. The services include consistent and cost-effective access to the central University networked teaching, learning and corporate systems, services and resources required by University staff for their University business.
Other network services provided include:
- E-mail distribution to staff, with filtering of viruses, worms, and unsolicited mail. Also provides e-mail list and directory services.
- University Web Service and Intranet Services; the directorate provides the University’s Internet web service infrastructure. It also provides staff and student web space.