Departmental File Services provide administrative and academic departments with a location in which files can be stored, backed up, and shared across the department. Typical quotas are approximately 30GB per department; the service is not intended for the storage of large quantities of research data.
CIS configures printer queues so that customers can access and control networked printers across campus. Depending on the printer, drivers can be preconfigured, and printers can be automatically installed at the desktop in some Windows-based environments.
The Desktop Backup Service, Mozy, provides a method of backing files from a computer's hard drive to the Mozy service "in the cloud". In the event of file deletion or hard drive failure, files can be recovered from Mozy backups. This service is intended for university administrators and others who keep important university records on local hard drives.
Digitization services are available for personal slide collections, photos, videos, audio cassettes, text (OCR and PDF) which will be used for faculty and graduate student teaching, presentations and research. Content is prepared according to Brown Library standards, and full quality archival copies are made whenever needed.