The directorate of Architecture & Infrastructure handles all technical management and oversight of enterprise production IT applications and computing services including such as 24x7 data centers facilities, operations, and monitoring; server administration; infrastructure planning and implementation; and strategic enterprise services which are used by all GT campus constituents, such as email and calendar, centralized backups and storage, GT and departmental web sites hosting, mailing lists, virtualized desktop management, etc.
Data Center Operations
Architecture & Infrastructure's Network Operations Center in the Georgia Institute of Technology's Office of Information Technology provides for the monitoring, management, and operation of Georgia Tech's 24x7 data centers and networking, incident responses and escalation, data center facility co-location, and disaster recovery planning and management.
Financial Operations (FinOps)
Financial Operations manages the updating and reporting of the Institute’s administrative and financial data. This includes but is not limited to general ledger updates, payment processing, benefit reporting and external interface transmissions.
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
The PaaS team centrally manages hardware and software for campus units by building and maintaining core infrastructure components. These components are comprised of enterprise-class servers, storage, OS and load balancing technology. In addition, PaaS operates other infrastructure-related services such as virtual server hosting, license server administration, Red Hat systems-management services (RHN) and VLAB (VDI) for campus units.
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Architecture & Infrastructure’s Software-as-a-Service team provides hosted and cloud-based Enterprise on-demand software services that are licensed and delivered generally on a subscription basis. Such software products include GitHub code sharing; Office 365 email, calendaring, and collaboration services; web site and Drupal hosting services.
For more information on available SaaS services, please visit http://saas.oit.gatech.edu.