Data Center Operations

The Data Center of Marist College is part of the Information Technology department. It is both a place and a group of people who are dedicated to providing high quality computer services to the college community. This area includes some of the most sensitive and vital computer services needed to run the college.

The heart of the Data Center is the "raised floor area" or the Machine Room. This is located in the lower part of Donnelly Hall and contains much of the computing power for the college. It houses the IBM BC12 mainframe and its related devices, many Intel based servers, the main campus telephone switch and the primary hub for the campus computer network. These and other equipment located in this area, make it one of the most vital in the college.

The Data Center is also home to several departments of Information Technology:

  • Data Center Operations
  • Networking
  • Systems
  • BC12 and z/Linux Systems
  • Telecommunications - maintains the campus telephone network