IST’s Virtual Machine Service leverages VMware’s vSphere 5, offering the highest levels of availability and responsiveness for all applications and services with the industry’s most reliable platform for datacenter virtualization. By consolidating physical servers through the use of the VMware platform, IST has drastically reduced its footprint in the datacenter and brought the service in line with the sustainability and green computing initiatives on campus.
Tiered disaster and business recovery (DR/BR) support services for Campus IT managed applications at San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) on a charge basis.
Infrastructure Services delivers
business continuity services for campus applications administered by the
Campus IT Department. Business Continuity is defined as keeping the enterprise
functional no matter where it is being executed, locally or remotely, and
ensures that the enterprise functionality will be available to its customers and
users at all times. There are two components to Business Continuity:
Disaster Recovery - getting systems and infrastructure back online after a
· Business Resumption - getting business functionality back
online after the infrastructure is readied
The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) now acts as UC Berkeley's
Disaster Recovery hot-site (DRHS) in a disaster scenario when UC Berkeley's Data
Center becomes unavailable. SDSC would continue to act as the DRHS
until that time when UC Berkeley's Data Center once again becomes
Infrastructure Services can assist campus customers in developing
effective Business Continuity contingencies for their applications.
CalHPC provides support for high-performance Linux computing clusters
hosted in the campus Data Center. Cluster management is provided by the
Scientific Cluster Support
(SCS) group of the Lawrence Berkeley
National Laboratory (LBNL).
Citrix services are intended for UC Berkeley enterprise applications. Citrix gives you a secure one stop shop for certain UC Berkeley
applications not installed on your computer (e.g. BAIRS, CalPlanning).
This eliminates compatibility and security issues, such as the need to
run a specific web browser version for each application.
Securely house servers in the campus Data Center.
UNIX servers and system administration services.
Windows servers and system administration services
Xmatters is a software tool which provides robust notification of people and groups in a timely and automated manner. Utilizing schedules, contact devices and several types of messaging media (phone, text,email), Xmatters can contact the right person at the right time during a crisis, incident or other event which requires fast and consistence contacts.
"Xmatters events can be triggered by automatic monitor processes from IT system or manually by users with scenarios or ad hoc messages, all which leverage the matters concepts of groups, schedules and devices for trouble free communication."