Chicago, IL. OculusIT, a leading Managed IT and Cloud Services company, recently announced its engagement with Alabama A&M University for Banner® managed services.

Through this engagement, OculusIT will help the University with Banner® account and access management and creations, installations and software upgrades. The team will also provide a database & systems support analyst to manage Oracle® installation and upgrade including supporting products like Banner® and Degree Works, prepare backup scripts and perform emergency backups, and allocate and manage physical storage structures (datafiles, redo logs, control files). OculusIT will also provide an IT Service Delivery Manager to oversee all projects, production infrastructure and internal network to ensure escalated issues are addressed timely.

According to Jamarcus Allen, the Enterprise Applications Administrator at Alabama A&M University, “We have been working with OculusIT for a long time, and I have found their team to be great in helping me take things off my plate so that I can focus on core student, faculty, and staff satisfaction. They helped upgrade Banner, apply patches, troubleshoot issues, both during and after business hours. I am happy to recommend them.”

About Alabama A&M University

Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University (AAMU) is a historic, student-friendly and community-focused institution of higher learning. Reflecting on its heritage as a historical black college and university (HBCU) and a traditional 1890 land-grant institution, AAMU functions as a teaching, research and public service institution, including extension. It provides more than 60 undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs and concentrations, a diverse international faculty, 50 plus student organizations, and an extensive alumni network comprised of politicians, educators, entrepreneurs, doctors, lawyers, etc.

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About OculusIT

OculusIT™ is a global, managed IT and cloud services company that, together with its technology partners, serves more than 600 colleges and universities. Headquartered in Chicago, OculusIT™ has a delivery network and operations across North America and globally.

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