Free Services for all Institutions
All Institutions with anare recommended and encouraged to use the following services which are available to all Institutions at no additional cost:
Managed ePO Service
AD.CAM is a managed Active Directory service for institutions. Institution Support run the Domain and any institution can have their own OU Hierarchy delegated to them. Within this you can treat this structure as you would a Domain you run yourself, bearing in mind the limitations that you cannot modify the schema or perform tasks that requires Domain Administrator rights. Any and all possible rights to access your own OU hierarchy and the objects within are given.
Services Available with ISS Agreements
Required for Desktop Imaging, described below.
Recommended for managing IP space and automatic network configuration of machines.
Services Charged at Cost-Recovery Rates
Preconfigured Windows 7* and Office 2013* automatic installation.
Preconfigured macOS and software including Office* automatic installation.
*CALs and Licences to be purchased by Institution.
Backed up by Retrospect, the amount of space required on the backup server will be dependent on backup policy required including data turn-over and length of retention of data. Specific requirements will be discussed on a case-by-case basis.
- £200/year/1TB backup storage required
Physical Server Hosting
Servers belonging to an institution with an ISS agreement can be hosted in a UIS server room which is cooled and provides a power supply backed with UPS and a generator
- £15/month/Hosted Unit
- 1 Hosted Unit = up to: 1U rack space, 2 network ports, 1 amp max power.
The space on these VMs is intended for the Operating System and they are not backed up or snapshotted.
- small - 2 GB RAM, 20GB storage for OS, 1 cpu - £10/month
- medium - 4 GB RAM, 40GB storage for OS, 2 cpu - £20/month
- large - 8 GB RAM, 60GB storage for OS, 2 cpu - £30/month
- x-large - 16GB RAM, 80GB storage for OS, 2cpu - £40/month
File Storage is highly resilient, fast access and disaster recovery at volume level is included.
This can be paired with a server on a VM or Institutions using AD.CAM (recommended) can use our server and just take File Storage without the additional cost of a VM/OS.
- 100GB upwards @ £10/100GB/month
- 1TB or more - 20% discount ie £80/1TB/month
- No specific setup fee payable as this will be covered by the ISS agreement
**all rates are reviewed annually by UIS and are subject to VAT where applicable