The Department of Information Technology is composed of three departments: (1) IT Client Services is responsible for desktop computer support for the University community. Desktop support includes all faculty, staff, and lab computers, printers, and other peripherals owned by the University. It provides a broad range of assistance to faculty, staff, and students using instructional computing facilities. The staff is responsible for the maintenance of user-oriented software for software enhancements and supplemental assistance for general computing laboratory and academic support: (2) The Administrative Computing department is responsible for developing, integrating, and deploying the central administrative systems that support the business processes of Elizabeth City State University and the associated middleware, databases and automation tools, and applying state and federal requirements as it relates to IT security. Its missions include serving as a viable central administrative systems delivery and support unit for the university, managing efficiently university data center resources and providing relational database (Banner) and other systems security for the university: (3) Network Services is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the existing voice, data and video, communications which includes the underground fiber and video cable plant. Additional services includes the fiber and wiring closets for data, voice and video network in each building, routers, switches, hubs, and various other network components..