Infrastructure

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CAS is the single sign-on system used by most of Florida State University's web applications, such as myFSU portal and Canvas. It allows users to switch freely between FSU applications without being required to sign in each time. This sign in method provides added security for users, reducing their password exposure to a single, trusted site.

Need to protect your website? 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 WiFi 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 faculty and staff professional needs. This includes residential access for work-related purposes and off-campus offices. Departments can order online and charge services to their department account.

Software from leading software vendors such as Adobe, Microsoft, and 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.

Office 365 is a cloud-based suite of productivity tools—including email, calendaring and group collaboration—powered by Microsoft and free to use for Florida State University students, faculty and staff.

Qualtrics online survey software helps you build, distribute and analyze surveys in a matter of minutes.