Infrastructure Operations & Networking (ION)

Infrastructure Operations & Networking (ION) provides IT infrastructure support to students, faculty, staff, and other IT partners within the University. ION is composed of four functional areas of expertise:

  • The Tech Design team within ION manages the physical server, virtualization, and storage infrastructure.
  • Infrastructure Applications provides users with tools to communicate, share, and collaborate with others via Email, shared storage, SharePoint, etc.
  • Networking provides networking infrastructure including wired and wireless, cabling, and internet connectivity.
  • The Data Centers and Communications team provides audio and video communication capabilities to the campus, as well as manages the datacenters, server rooms, and networking closets to provide a support environment for the systems at ISU.