RData is a high performance data storage system which is accessible from any computer connected from Brown's campus network. It is backed up nightly on an incremental basis. All faculty or PI's receive 256GB free allocation. Additional storage may be purchased on an annual or longer term basis.
Each residence room has one wired port per resident which provides both campus and Internet access. Devices on the residence hall wired network must be registered via My Connection upon connecting for the first time.
The computing knowledgebase contains help articles, FAQs, and problem resolutions for common software products. Eventually, Brown-specific solutions will be added.
Shared mailboxes provide a means to receive email at a general (rather than personal) address. Mail is delievered to a centralized location where it can be accessed by up to ten people.
CIS Software Services negotiates and manages software licenses for the most commonly used applications at Brown. The software distribution download page provides an extensive list of available software which is available to members of the Brown community at no cost.