Systems Operations

Systems Operations is responsible for all equipment, systems and services housed in the data center. To maintain the data center this unit is responsible for its daily upkeep, maintaining secure access, ensuring maintenance is being conducted on the redundant power systems to include UPS batteries and generator testing, as well as scheduling regular maintenance on the cooling system and FM200 fire suppression system. The Systems Operations team deploys, maintains and supports most of the RedHat Enterprise Linux servers that are often used to hold Oracle and MySQL databases for enterprise applications, web services and academia applications. As part of the data center responsibilities, this team is in charge of the Cisco UCS server blade system, attached enterprise storage, virtual server farm, data backups and monitoring.