Services List

Name Service Category Status Audience Description
Client Support Client Support Production Faculty, Staff, Students

MSI ITS provides client support for those who are in MSI network spaces. This includes the Marine Science Building, the MSI Trailers, and the Love Lab. If you are not in one of those locations, your primary support will come from the department that is running your network. There is currently no charge for this service.

Database Hosting Hosted, Operations Production Faculty, Staff

A database hosting service is a type of Internet hosting service that allows individuals and organizations to store data in a database.

Mailing Lists Client Support, Hosted, Operations Production Faculty, Staff, Students

MSI maintains a set of email lists to provide a way to communicate with the MSI community.

Server Hosting Hosted, Operations Production Faculty, Staff

A server is a computer system that provides essential services across a network, to private users inside a large organization or to public users on the internet.

Storage Services Hosted, Operations, Storage Production Faculty, Staff

A storage area network (SAN) is an architecture to attach remote computer data storage devices (such as disk arrays, tape libraries, and optical jukeboxes) to servers so the devices appear as locally attached to the operating system.

UCSB Connect - Communication, Calendaring & Collaboration Service Client Support, Cloud Production Faculty, Staff, Students

Connect is UCSB’s new communication and collaboration service. The core communication components include e-mail, calendaring, contacts, tasks, and mailing lists — with more to come as we expand. The collaboration suite is based on Microsoft’s Office365 platform and is hosted in "the cloud".

Web Analytics Hosted, Operations Production Faculty, Staff

Web Analytics is based on the open-source Piwik project. Our service features are based on the current offerings available in that product.

Web Hosting Hosted, Operations Production Faculty, Staff

A web hosting service is a type of Internet hosting service that allows individuals and organizations to make their own website accessible via the World Wide Web. The scope of hosting services varies widely. The most basic is web page and small-scale file hosting, where files can be uploaded.

Drupal and Web Application Hosting Development, Hosted, Operations Incubator Faculty, Staff

Drupal Hosting Service

A complete web stack for drupal hosting. This service includes maintenance of the drupal environment and support for contributed and custom drupal modules. A staging and production site are included.

Incubator Services Application Support, Cloud, Development Incubator Faculty, Staff

The Incubator is the entry path for projects and services wishing to become part of ITS's production efforts. Incubator projects do not have formal descriptions or planned life-cycles.

The Incubator has the following responsibilities: