Enterprise SSL certificates are available to all Florida State University departments and organizations with a Web presence. SSL certificates create an encrypted connection so data can be transmitted safely and securely.
ITS provides primary file storage for departments. This storage is provided through enterprise class network attached storage.
FSU Campus Wi-Fi is the wireless canopy offering convenient, widely available, high-speed wireless network access to the University community. This wireless network has expanded outdoor coverage that includes most campus common and high traffic areas, as well as indoor availability in many University colleges and departments. Two wireless networks are offered: FSUSecure (requires FSUID) and FSUGuest (for guest access).
The University provides Internet/Network access for all University affiliates on-campus, including: wired high-speed ethernet, dormitory network access (ResNet), campus-wide wireless, and educational connections on Florida Lambda Rail (FLR) and National Lambda Rail (NLR).
Information Technology Services contracts with internet service providers to provide off-campus internet access and equipment for departments. This includes faculty and staff residential access for work-related purposes and off-campus offices.
Software from leading vendors such as Adobe, Microsoft and IBM-SPSS is available for purchase at substantially discounted prices.
Departmental networking services and resources such as wiring/circuits, connectivity, and network tools/management, including: Access Control List (ACL), Domain Name Service (DNS), Network Time Service (NTP), Network Addressing, Internet Protocol (IP) assigned addressing, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), auto-assigned addressing, data circuits, and local telecommunications provider connections), Virtual Private Network (VPN) service.
UPDATE: The Aruba VIA VPN will be decommissioned in Fall 2020. Find Out More
The FSU VIA VPN is an additional solution that can accommodate a large number of connections. Like the standard FSU VPN, this service is designed to allow users to securely "tunnel" into campus over commodity networks, such as the internet, and access services as if they were on campus.
ITS offers virtual server hosting for departments. ITS' virtual machine service is a cost effective alternative to operating a departmental server and includes storage and backup services.