Networks and Servers

Administrative Data Center Services

The main UTSA Data Center provides a secure and environmentally controlled center for many university critical systems.

For general information: /OldSitePages/FacultyAndStaffServices-old/Computing/Administrative.

AirRowdy Wireless Information for Faculty/Staff

UTSA's AirRowdy wireless network (wi-fi) is both 2.4 and 5 GHz capable, and covers the Main, Downtown and ITC locations.

For general information: /services/networks-and-servers/AirRowdyWirelessInformation.

JPL Data Center Operations

OIT operates and maintains research and administrative data centers.

For general information: /OldSitePages/FacultyAndStaffServices-old/Computing/index.

Desktop Virtualization

OIT maintains the virtual desktop environment for a limited number of internal OIT users. This service is currently only available to OIT staff for internal use.

For general information: /OldSitePages/FacultyAndStaffServices-old/Computing/DesktopVirtualization.


Eduroam is an access service that allows students, researchers and staff from participating institutions to obtain wireless Internet access across campus when visiting other participating institutions.

For general information: /OldSitePages/FacultyAndStaffServices-old/DataAndVoice/NetworkOfferings.

Network Connectivity

The AirRowdy wireless network (wi-fi) is both 2.4 and 5 GHz capable. It covers the Main, Downtown, and ITC locations. Please note that Air Rowdy coverage does not include student housing.

For general information: /services/networks-and-servers/AirRowdyWirelessInformation.

Research Network

The research network is a 10-gigabit-per-second network switch that will increase the network bandwidth from one-gigabit per second. Additionally, the research Network will improve data transfer speed transfer rates.

For general information: /OldSitePages/AboutUsOld/RCSG/ResearchNetwork.

Research Data Center

For general information: /OldSitePages/FacultyAndStaffServices-old/Computing/Research.


Self-provisioning allows end users to set up and utilize applications and services in a cloud computing environment. OIT maintains and manages the self-provisioning mechanisms that can be used by faculty and staff for creating virtual servers.

For general information: /OldSitePages/FacultyAndStaffServices-old/Computing/Servers/WhatWeProvide.

Server Security

OIT manages systems logs to keep servers safe and up to standards.

For general information: /services/networks-and-servers/ServerSecurity.

SQL (Structured Query Lanuage) Services

A VPN establishes a secure conne SQL is a language designed for managing data in a database. OIT offers consultations to for building and configuring SQL servers.

For general information: /services/networks-and-servers/SQLServices.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)

A VPN establishes a secure connection between devices and the network, thus adding extra security to Internet interactions. Many UTSA services require a VPN to use.

For general information: /OldSitePages/FacultyAndStaffServices-old/DataAndVoice/VirtualPrivateNetworkVPN.