The Information Technology (IT) center at Babol Noshirvani University of Technology (BNUT) acts under University’s Dean of research and Technology. The IT center supports all major processes at the University and provides basic and individually tailored services for all university schools. The center is designed to meet the computing and data needs of the University – students, administrators, faculty, and researchers – for the foreseeable future. The BNUT’s IT center houses a state-of-the-art computing facility and student computing lab.
The fundamental responsibilities of the IT center are:
Wired and wireless broadband connection among computers at the University, and internet connectivity Virtual server infrastructure and storage Computer labs and administration of the Central Computer Lab at the Central Library Building Identity management, Directory Services, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), webpage hosting, central computer backup Student and Faculty Information Systems Supporting the national Textbooks services and Student ID services Learning Management Systems Basic network services (nit e-mails, nit website, personal webpages, Wi-Fi, personal digital certificates, FTP, print, processing, and monitoring) Advanced network services, such as Voice over IP, video broadcast, video conferencing Software distribution Management and supervision of the main Computer Lab of the BNUT, located in the Central Site building Access to central computer systems Monitoring of equipment maintenance contracts Providing support to the Administration of the University with regards to quality assurance issues, statistical reports, internal evaluations, etc. Providing scientific computing services at an institutional, national and international level Developing and administering the operation of computing infrastructure and tools for scientific data management and applications Informing, training and supporting users with regard to the use of scientific applications and scientific data management Ensuring interconnection and interoperation with larger scale national and international infrastructure Being accessible 24/7 Equipment lending (projectors, laptops, etc.) Educational activities / seminars.