Hosting/Co-Location

C&IT Data Center Hosting Services provide a way for schools, colleges and divisions to enjoy secure and reliable computing environments for their faculty, staff and students. C&IT maintains a Tier 3+ data center where any department may host their own equipment or take advantage of co-location, virtual hosting or web hosting. Details and pricing may be found below.

Hosting/Co-Location

  • What are the features and costs of virtual server hosting at C&IT?

    Virtual Server Hosting allows Wayne State University schools, colleges and divisions to run servers without the hassle of purchase, maintenance and operation. Virtual servers are hosted in the C&IT Data Center. C&IT's VMWare team monitors...

  • What is Basic Co-Location Server Hosting?

    Co-Location Server Hosting allows Wayne State University schools, colleges and divisions to house servers in C&IT's data center. Departments retain 24/7 physical access and full authority over the operation of the servers. This free service is av...

  • How do I get a SSL certificate?

    At C&IT, facilitating secure and convenient web-based communications for our customers is a priority. We will gladly supply signed wayne.edu SSL certificates for campus departments who need to secure departmental web services. Key features ...

  • Can I host my own personal webpage at Wayne State?

    Wayne State University does not offer web hosting services for students. Schools, Colleges or Divisions that are looking for web hosting services may contact the C&IT Help Desk to discuss hosting space for their department.

  • What is MS/SQL hosting?

    C&IT offers basic MS/SQL services (server, storage, license and backup) to Wayne State University faculty and staff. We host multiple databases on dedicated virtual servers, taking advantage of per server MS/SQL licensing and giving the developer...

  • What applications are not well-suited for virtualization?

    The following applications are not well-suited for virtualization. Some computation and/or transaction-intensive applications. Large database servers or data warehouse applications. Vendor products that are not certified to run on Vmware. C&a...

  • Does C&IT provide server hosting services?

    Server hosting provides a way for campus departments to establish and maintain functional computing environments for faculty and staff while minimizing their own technical support requirements for running a server. Computing & Information Tec...

  • What are the Terms of Service for Virtual Server Hosting?

    This document (Terms of Service Agreement for Virtual Server Hosting) amends the Master Service Level Agreement for CIT Hosting Services. In the event of any inconsistencies between the terms of this document and the Master Service Level Agreement fo...

  • What are the Terms of Service for Basic Hosting?

    This document (Terms of Service Agreement for Basic Hosting of Servers) amends the Master Service Level Agreement for CIT Hosting Services. In the event of any inconsistencies between the terms of this document and the Master Service Level Agreement ...