Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Purdue School of Engineering and Technology


The Computer Network Center (CNC) provides a full range of support services to assist School of Engineering and Technology students, faculty, researchers, and staff in their use of technology. 

Faculty, staff and researchers are provided with hardware and software support to maintain maximum productivity for the business of education and research. Research facilities are supported with technical expertise in areas of UNIX and Windows administration along with software and network management. CNC works closely with departmental lab supervisors to support the IT needs of academic and research labs.

CNC directly manages school controlled computer labs and instructor technology in classrooms, and works closely with University Information Technology Services (UITS) to ensure local computer labs managed by UITS meet the school's needs.  
CNC supports a mix of UNIX and Microsoft Windows servers for academic, research and administrative needs. SUN UNIX servers provide general purpose faculty and student UNIX accounts. Business applications are hosted on Microsoft IIS and SQL servers. Faculty and staff local file storage is provided via Microsoft Windows Server. Student file storage is available via the cloud provider Box.