Network Infrastructure and Security (NIS) Section

Ethernet and Wireless connectivity

The Directorate facilitates acquiring of bandwidth, laying of fiber, structured cabling and installation of access points across the University. We are actively involved in network design, network security, and preparation of bills of quantities for networking and provision of technical specifications for network equipment. All this is geared towards making internet available at every corner of the University. Eduroam (Education on roaming) is a WIFI service that can be accessed all over the University by staff and Students using their login credentials.

Security Systems

The Directorate also installed and facilitated the use of CCTV cameras in order to improve security in the university premises.  The equipment is currently managed by the security office in the office of the University secretary but still maintained by DICTS. This also includes securing of the data center.

Provision of reliable ICT solutions to market that can generate income and market the University.

“To develop, deploy and support innovative, quality and sustainable ICT solutions and services that meet the changing learning, teaching, research, outreach activities and management needs of the University”.