Chicago, IL: Bentley University, one of the nation’s leading business schools, has selected OculusIT for DBA support. Bentley University (Waltham, MA) is a dynamic community of scholars and critical thinkers with a student body of about 4,200 undergraduates and 1,000 graduates. Their objectives in seeking managed services from OculusIT include:

  • Allowing Bentley’s IT staff to develop new technical skills to support cloud-based platforms and applications
  • Allowing their IT team to be more responsive to ongoing business needs by shifting daily operations to OculusIT

Bentley University’s requirements include database and application support for after-hours on-call and incident response. OculusIT will provide ongoing operations support for:

  • Upgrades, patching, provisioning, access, and other routine processes
  • Major applications from Ellucian® (Banner® and DegreeWorks®) used by Bentley IT
  • Performing daily cleanup and monitoring tasks

Additional services provided to the university include:

  • Responding to system alerts
  • Troubleshooting application processes
  • Monitoring ETL jobs, database instances using Oracle® Enterprise Manager and Oracle® tablespaces
  • Administration of database backup and recovery processes
  • Normal operational tasks including documenting baseline performance metrics, updating activity logs, archiving and backups, and Oracle® performance tuning plans

OculusIT serves several other clients with a similar scope of work. Banner® managed services are provided to Seward County Community College, Raritan Valley Community College, Wellesley College, Collin College, and Norwich University. This includes Banner® DBA and programmer analyst support, Banner® 9 project planning and implementation, and other such services.

About Bentley University: Bentley University is one of the nation’s leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader and one with the deep technical skills, the broad global perspective, and the high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. Located in Waltham, Massachusetts, on a classic New England campus just minutes from Boston, Bentley is a dynamic community of leaders, scholars and creative thinkers. The college offers 24 majors and 35 minors with more than 100 clubs and organizations within. For more information, visit

About OculusIT: OculusIT is a leading IT Managed and Cloud Services company with technology solutions that transform higher education institutions and public-sector organizations in the U.S. and Canada. Since 2003, we’ve helped more than 500 organizations achieve success. Our services include IT Management Consulting, Staff Augmentation, ERP/LMS/CRM Professional Services, Cloud Hosting and Backup, Infrastructure Management, Identity and Access Management, Microsoft® and AWS® Services, and Compliance Audits. For further information, please contact us at or visit