Application Development and Hosting

Service Owner: Dan Ihm

NIU’s Division of Information Technology (DoIT) provides application support and hosting services for both vendor-purchased and in-house-developed applications. This support includes:

  • Requirements gathering, definition, review, and assessment.
  • Application analysis and design for in-house development.
  • Architecture and security review for both vended and in-house developed applications.
  • Application development and/or configuration.
  • Production support for applications including application administration, upgrades, and patching.
  • Migration support from old to new server infrastructures, including configuration assistance to vendors who may not have been granted access.
  • Production support for interfaces and reports required for applications.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving incidents according to established service level targets.

 In addition, DoIT provides hosting services, including:

  • Database hosting.
  • Website and web app hosting on a production web environment with the following features:
    • Authenticated Web Services
    • TLS services.
    • Website statistics.
    • Custom site searches with Google.
    • Custom domain names.

Departmental website design and maintenance services are delivered by NIU’s Division of Enrollment Management, Marketing and Communications and their Web Team.

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