Technology Systems and Networking (TSN) provides support for University-owned computers and peripherals, operating system software, centralized servers and minicomputers, campus telephone systems, data and cable TV transmissions, and the associated cable plant throughout campus. This department also includes ResNet, the Residential Network, and the Moakley Center Television Studio.
Lab Computing: Technology Systems and Networking supports over 30 computer laboratories and 95 technology classrooms throughout the campus, creating images, installing and maintaining software, as well as maintaining other academic computers such as the Banner servers, Eagle (the Unix machine used primarily for computer science courses), the Blackboard servers and the Citrix environment. We have a staff of six people to support the centralized servers, labs, and classrooms.
Operating Systems: Technology Systems and Networking supports the following operating systems: Windows XP Professional, Windows 2003 Server, Sun Solaris, Linux Red Hat and Mac OS X.
Computer Imaging: Technology Systems and Networking is responsible for the creation and maintenance of all computer software images on campus. These software images include the student laptops, administrative desktops and laptops, all technology labs, classroom computers and teaching stations.
Centralized Server Support: Technology Systems and Networking provides services related to the University's centralized servers. These include support of Active Directory (User & Computer Authentication), File & Print Services including the Print Accounting System and the university's mail system - Microsoft Exchange which provides E-mail for staff, faculty and students. Other services include user account and mailbox maintenance, backup and restore, and support for various other servers such as WEBHOST, INFOBEAR and WEBSERV.
Telecommunications: Technology Systems and Networking provides voice, video, and data services to the staff, faculty, and students of Bridgewater State University. This group provides all telephone related services, the wired and wireless network connections, dial-up services, and distribution of college television programs as well as channels from the local cable television company. In addition, this group is responsible for the complete wiring plant of the University.
Last Modified: March 6, 2013