About the Department
The I.T Department plays a pivotal role in the management of automation related activities of BRAC University. Many student information related activities including automated admissions management, student pre-advising related activities, online payments through selected banks, finance and accounts management, HR management activities, procurement related activities are automated for the convenience of both students and administration.
The I.T Department is staffed by tech-savvy personnel who provide prompt service to students, faculty members and staff of BRAC University who use computers. Also the department is continuously striving to improve the services by introducing and developing new innovative ideas.
The whole I.T activities are centered among a data centre with a host of servers, switches and other connectivity devices, which effectively connects the seven campus buildings using Fibre Optic cables, spread around the premises. There is a NOC manned by skilled technical personnel who are continuously monitoring the network, bandwidth availability, system functions, mail services and other IT communications related activities.
BRAC University is one of the very few private universities to have obtained connectivity with BdREN which in future shall be connected to TEIN (Trans Eurasian Information Network) to facilitate research collaborations.
BRAC University has a website available at www.bracu.ac.bd which has a very modern look and helps in disseminating various information related to the University.
A new cloud based DR site for hosting crucial operational and data and application software is shortly going to be commissioned, which shall provide data security and continued operation using geographically separated DR site premises in case disaster strikes the primary site.
Following are services and supports provided by I.T
BRACU Net accounts and access control
Network account management for faculty, staff and students
USIS, BRACU Mobile apps, Finance and Accounts management software support, HR Management software support, BRACU web portal, domain control, email services etc.
Multimedia Projector and projection screen support, Sound system equipment, Video conferencing
Computer labs & specialized rooms
Classroom and lab software installation support, Classroom information and system support
Computers, printers & software
Computer & other IT equipment installation and commissioning, decommissioning, computer hardware and software provisioning, Computer maintenance support, Standard software licenses, Network Printing
Email, collaboration & storage
Email service - faculty & staff, alumni, students, TSR, Mailing lists/group
Voice Service support through Telephony, Wi-fi system support
IP phone service through LAN
BRACU wireless network
Network connectivity & support
Bandwidth management from ISP, monitoring and maintenance.
Support & training
Classroom and lab software installation
Classroom information and support
Live event support