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Infrastructure Group (IG)

IG is the focal point for activities that sit between the hardware and application programs.


About the Infrastructure Group

It is the focal point within UCISA for activities related to:

  • Operating systems (desktop and server systems)
  • Desktop Management - SMS, NAL etc. File storage and data management (but not database systems)
  • Directories and directory services (including LDAP, Novell eDirectory, Microsoft Active Directory)
  • Authentication and authorisation systems
  • Electronic Messaging/Groupware - the areas not covered by the Network Group;
  • High Performance Computing Technologies including cluster computing and grid
  • System monitoring and management tools (including SNMP processing and reporting systems);
  • Licensing - System's Software, Application license enforcement
  • J2EE Frameworks/Middleware/Web Content Mgt/Web Services
  • 24*7 operations, environments and operational security
  • Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity

and other elements that sit between the hardware and application programs.

The group will establish effect liaison with the suppliers of these technologies to the sector.

Where these areas overlap (and interface) with activities of other UCISA groups and committees the IG will work with these other groups to provide more effective support for the UCISA membership.

Email list

Group discussion lists are to be used by members to discuss subjects of common interest. People entitled to join the list are members of Full and Affiliate member institutions (ie not Corporate members). The lists should not be used to advertise or promote Corporate member or non-members events/services/products. These should be posted via the ucisa-announce list.

Want to join in the discussion? You can subcribe to the email list hosted by Jiscmail

Group mailing list policy

Committee meeting dates

  • Wednesday 16 November 2016 - Brunel University


News and Events

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IG17 - Bristol Marriott Hotel, City Centre      

IG18 - Crewe Hall      

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