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ITSS By The Numbers: Systems Team

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The ITSS Systems Team ensures access to computing resources for the UMD campus community. They provide an accessible and standardized set of system services by utilizing open-architecture and highly-integrated server platforms. The team supports distributed data bases, high-speed computing, distributed printing, and other large-scale services with high-speed access by using a variety of compute servers. They balance security and access to these systems for the UMD campus community.

From July 1 through December 31, 2011, the team reported:

  • 56,456 user accounts, including students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
  • 74 percent of email messages refused, on average, thus filtering out spam.
  • 88 percent of email messages refused on the worst spam day.
  • 111 watts per server per day of electricity in the data center.

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