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ITS Update

ITS UpdateEnterprise Architecture 2.0 and Planning – Planning for the K-State Enterprise Architecture 2.0 (data center, enterprise applications, networking, etc.) remains the top priority for ITS, with a goal to relocate systems and services from Hale Library in the next 18-24 months. We have been meeting with consultants, distributed IT, and ITS staff to plan for an inclusive architecture that combines on premise and public/private cloud computing. Within this framework, we will be using terms like infrastructure as a service, platform as a service, application and/or software as a service. Definitions of each and more will be shared in the coming months.  

Speaking of cloud, ITS is maintaining HRIS in the cloud. As part of our business continuity process, KSIS has been staged in AWS.


Gary Pratt, CIO continues listening tours with the K-State community regarding our future ERP environment. For more information, see the ERP Task Force website.

ITS is building a Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Plan using Boldplanning, a system available from the State of Kansas. Continue reading “ITS Update”