Nov 19th 2017, Summit: Northwest Missouri State University (NMSU) has selected OculusIT, a leading provider of IT Managed and Cloud services, for Banner® database administration. Northwest (Maryville, MO) had been looking for prospective vendors for remote database administration via an RFP process. After evaluating the responses, Northwest chose to work with OculusIT for the required services. The scope for this work includes:

  • Installing Banner 9® modules in test and prod environments
  • Maintaining Banner 9® upgrades
  • Installing and maintaining Application Navigator
  • Maintaining Ellucian Ethos Identity Services®
  • Installing Oracle® upgrades
  • Trouble-shooting issues with both Banner® and Oracle®
  • Providing Banner® patching
  • Providing immediate response time with 24×7 support
  • Additional DBA backup services

Being a true advocate of profession-based educational experience, Northwest believes in offering only the best to its students. It focuses on strategic thinking, collaboration, and driving economic development. Through this engagement, OculusIT will empower Northwest’s staff by freeing up their time so that they can focus on this mission.

About Northwest Missouri State University: Established in 1905, Northwest Missouri State University is a state-assisted, four-year regional university, located in Maryville, Missouri. The university is accredited by HLC of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and offers 127 under-graduate and 40 graduate degree programs. With a present enrollment of about 7,000 students, Northwest is a true advocate of profession-based experience. For further information, please 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