The main function of the IT department is to support the NIMR-MMRC IT infrastructure, the unit plans, evaluates and implements different IT solutions for the use in the programme.
The unit also provides tailor made solutions for new projects ensuring smooth operation during the study.
The following services are fully supported and available for the programmes use.
- Web Servers
- Web applications
- Desktop applications
- Telephony both plain old telephone system (POTS) and voice over IP communications.
- Data Storage servers
- Database servers
- Printing and Faxing facilities.
- End user support
- Network Security and Maintenance
The infrastructure is currently divided in two physical nodes, Mbeya Server farm and LMU Server farm to ensure redundancy of services and easy global access.