GESIS IT functions as an internal service provider in the areas of data processing and communication technology for all GESIS departments.
The essential tasks of the GESIS-IT are:
- providing and ensuring reliable network operations in conjunction with the core task of ongoing further development of its network (internal network and Internet interfaces) and central servers for a variety of services (file-, email-, database, web server and other web-based information offers)
- assistance and consulting to users in applying IT services
- instruction and education of GESIS personnel in using these services
- data storage (backup)
- procurement and exchange of hard- and software as well as installation of systems along with solutions and repairs if needed