The computing knowledgebase contains help articles, FAQs, and problem resolutions for common software products. Eventually, Brown-specific solutions will be added.
The Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) provides both virtual and physical hosting of Linux servers. Virtual hosting is aimed at departments who want access to a server but don't want to purchase or maintain the hardware. Physical hosting requires that the department purchase the hardware but it is located in CCV's machine room.
Shared mailboxes provide a means to receive email at a general (rather than personal) address. Mail is delievered to a centralized location where it can be accessed by up to ten people.
Sign-Up Center creates an online sign-up for office hours, study groups, sections, etc. Administrators can set up the number and length of time slots and how many people can sign-up for them. Administrators can check to see who is signed-up and exactly what time they will be there.
CIS Software Services negotiates and manages software licenses for the most commonly used applications at Brown. The software distribution download page provides an extensive list of available software which is available to members of the Brown community at no cost.