Technology Requirements / Architecture

Tags TechReq

Current State Specification

  • Client Platform: The predominant desktop and laptop operating systems supported are Windows 10 and macOS. 
  • Server Platform: The predominant server operating systems supported are virtualized RHEL-based Linux (RHEL, OEL, CentOS), and Windows 2019/2016 running on X86 Intel
  • Compatible hardware with VMware ESX 6.0 and newer. Apache and WebLogic are the predominant application server environments.
  • Supported Browsers: Chrome, Edge, Firefox and Safari.
  • Mobile Computing Devices: Miami supports iPhone and Android mobile device platforms.

Major Applications

  • Email & Calendaring Services: Google Apps for Education provides the primary email and calendaring system for Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni and Retirees.
  • ERP: Ellucian Banner (Admin currently version 9.x; Self-Service is a mix of Version 8.x and 9.x)
  • Installed modules: Student, Student Self Service, Faculty Self Service, Fin Aid, Fin Aid Self Service, Fin Aid Need Analysis, Finance, Finance Self Service, HR, Employee Self Service, Advancement, Advancement Self Service, EDISmart, Banner Workflow, Banner Doc Management Suite (BDMS aka Xtender), Strategic Enrollment Management, SciQuest, WinStar.
  • IT Service Management (Incident Management, Service Requests, Configuration Management, Change Management, Project Management): TeamDynamix (remotely hosted), Atlassian JIRA
  • LMS: Canvas (remotely hosted)
  • Attendance & Timekeeping: Currently implementing TimeClock Plus
  • VoIP: Cisco
  • Collaboration/Productivity: Google Apps for Education, Atlassian Confluence 
  • University Event Calendaring: CollegeNet 25 Live, Localist
  • Classroom Management: Crestron Roomview Fusion
  • ID Card Management: Cbord CS Gold.
  • Web Conferencing: Cisco WebEx, Zoom, Google Meet


Premise Solution Provider Support Questions 

  1. Provide an overview of your software architecture. What technologies are used and how is your software organized?
  2. How would your solution fit into the architecture listed above or where are there potential conflicts?


Remotely Hosted Solution Provider Support Questions 

  1.  How would your solution fit into the architecture listed above or where are there potential conflicts?



Article ID: 128472
Mon 2/22/21 3:18 PM
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