About the Client
The Sierra College (Sierra) is one of 112 public California Community Colleges, the largest higher education system in the nation serving 2.4 million students. The District is comprised of areas in Placer, Nevada, El Dorado, and Sacramento Counties. The District operates a central campus located in Rocklin, in southwestern Placer DISTRICT, California, and two satellite campuses located in Grass Valley and Truckee in Nevada DISTRICT. Classes are also taught in Roseville and other sites throughout the 3,200-square-mile territory of the District. The District currently serves approximately 24,000 students enrolled in both day and evening classes.
Sierra rolled out an RFP in June 2019 to partner with a company that can provide technology and project services on a variety of District systems, including but not limited to IIT, Student Services, and Financial Aid. The successful firm will assist with technology and operation, including but not limited to Banner® and related systems, strategic planning, infrastructure development, and business process analysis. Additionally, the consultant will support implementing new features and functions leveraging our investment in our systems. The services may include off-hour, weekend, and holiday work to meet District objectives and operating requirements.
Post multiple internal committee discussions and evaluations; the college awarded the RFP in August 2019 to OculusIT for the following:
- Database Administration Services
- Service that provides for the administration and maintenance of multiple database management systems and their associated application databases.
- Supports and troubleshoots operational databases; supports the development, implementation, installation, configuration, and design of new databases; manages DBMS software updates, performance tuning, automating procedures, and backup, recovery, and disaster recovery database operations.
Project Management Services
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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