The Prisma Access VPN provides a secure connection between your computing device and the cloud VPN gateway using the GlobalProtect VPN client, helping provide a level of privacy and security for your computing activities as well as the ability to access protected resources on MITnet that are only accessible from devices on MITnet.
Web, Data, & Servers
IS&T can install and manage your servers and help you choose a data storage solution. Learn how to make your sites user-friendly and accessible.
Citrix is a universal client for accessing desktop applications via a server solution.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a public cloud platform that provides solutions and services including virtual machine instances, databases, storage, and more. MIT is a participant in an AWS service offering provided under Internet2's NET+ initiative, which provides additional benefits over the "standard" AWS service.
IS&T provides access to Duo, a two-factor authentication application that leverages landlines and smartphones as an "Approve" or "Deny" system to identify users. Duo is a self-service web application for Touchstone-enabled web applications at MIT.
OpenID Connect (OIDC) is a RESTful authorization service that allows members of the MIT community to set authorization requirements for applications to access their RESTful Web APIs and Services at MIT. These requirements are based on OAuth2.0.
IS&T provides a variety of hosting solutions to the MIT Community. We will help you figure out exactly what kind of service you need: IS&T-provided or externally-provided.
MIT's LDAP Directory Service (ldap.mit.edu) is MIT's implementation of the standard LDAP protocol for providing directory services. It provides access to user and group membership information sourced from Moira and updated in real time, allowing application developers or administrators looking to integrate their applications with MIT's enterprise data.
As an example, wikis.mit.edu (based on Atlassian Confluence) makes use of the LDAP service for user lookups.
Note: IS&T co-location Data Centers are currently subject to MIT’s COVID-19 campus access protocols.
IS&T Data Centers provide an environmentally secure location for housing your servers and related equipment. Your servers will be provided with rack space, power, cooling, and network connectivity.