May 16th 2017, Summit: The College of the Siskiyous (COS) located in Weed, California, has selected OculusIT, a leading Managed IT Services Provider in Higher Education, as their partner to provide management and project-based support of their Microsoft® services. As a part of this engagement, OculusIT will provide support for multiple Microsoft® services including Active Directory, DPM, Exchange, O365, Hyper-V, Windows Server, and others to significantly enhance the college’s offerings and to maximize resources while delivering a rich experience that directly supports students, staff, and faculty.
The College of the Siskiyous was facing issues with their email system, Microsoft Exchange, in the Fall of 2016, and evaluated numerous options for support. They identified Oculusit as their solution of choice for fast and efficient support for their email system and then elected to further deepen the relationship with a longer-term engagement that commenced in the winter of 2017.The scope of this engagement includes:

  • Migration assistance for Active Directory
  • O365 e-mail support and migration
  • DPM Implementation, configuration and
  • Hyper-V support
  • System Center-Audit and Configuration as per Client’s requirement
  • System Center Upgrade Assistance
  • General windows server administration support (AD, DNS, DHCP, patching)

“Managing IT for a public community college requires a focused effort to balance the ever-changing needs of students, staff, and faculty,” said Eric Houck, Interim Director of Information Technology at COS. “Oculusit augments my team to ensure that we meet these needs and that we are able to modernize our infrastructure with as little interruption to teaching and learning as possible.”

About College of the Siskiyous: College of the Siskiyous (COS) is a public two-year community college with campuses located in Weed and Yreka in Siskiyou County in Northern California. It is part of the California Community Colleges System, serving as the northernmost college in the state of California and the only college in Siskiyou County. The College is widely recognized for its excellent programs in the humanities and arts, sciences and technology, and in athletics. Exceptional successes by COS students have been achieved in science, fire, nursing, music, drama and athletics. For more information, visit

About OculusIT: OculusIT is a global leader for Higher-Education and Government-focused IT Managed & Cloud Services with more than 500 clients world-wide. OculusIT provides support and solutions for leading ERP systems, staff augmentation, infrastructure management, environment management, project-based support, emergency technical support, and Virtual CIO consulting and management services. OculusIT operates 24x7x365 to provide increased efficiency, minimal downtime, and reduced costs. For further information, please contact us at or visit

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