Chicago, IL. OculusIT, a leading Managed IT and Cloud Services company, recently announced its partnership with Sierra Nevada University for Banner® Hosting and Managed Services.

Sierra Nevada University required an experienced IT partner that could consult the University and augment its Banner® environment. OculusIT has over 15 years of experience in supporting higher education institutions with ERP hosting and managed services. The DBA team at OculusIT consists of highly skilled technicians that support campuses like Norwich University, City College of San Francisco, Texas A&M University, and Lake Michigan College with Banner® Hosting and Managed Services.

OculusIT will support the University with Banner® database and application administration and Argos® application reporting services with a full-time dedicated resource with backup. OculusIT will also provide a Banner® Functional Programmer Analyst for auditing the University’s current Banner® usage and assisting them in leveraging Banner® features and functionalities. The Analyst will act as a liaison between functional areas and the IT team to coordinate the implementation of all major Banner® system conversions.

Sierra Nevada University will also leverage from 24x7x365 cloud monitoring and Network Operations Center. OculusIT will also provide Banner® ERP hosting and backups on the OculusIT Hybrid Cloud. A dedicated Project Management Office, seamlessly integrated with the University team, will oversee timely completion of projects, monitoring and preparing detailed status reports for the University, thereby providing better control over the project. A Customer Success Manager will be provisioned to maintain regular communication, capture feedback and ensure the best service delivery standards for the University.

“We’re proud to partner with Sierra Nevada University in supporting them with Banner® Hosting and Managed Services.” said Jim Tandon, Vice President, Engagements at OculusIT. “We hope that our technical expertise and years of higher education IT experience will help the team focus better on strategic academic projects and student success at SNU.”


About Sierra Nevada University

Sierra Nevada University is Nevada’s only accredited, private, four-year institution, located at the shore of Lake Tahoe. It offers over 33 majors to around 1500 students. Founded in 1969, the college is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. For more information, please visit


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. For further information, please visit