IT Services Terminology

This list is for Departmental IT Contacts (DITCs) to refer to, to find out what a program is used for.

Other services

  • ALICE and SPECTRE - High Performance Computing
  • CMIS (Central Management Information System) is used for student timetabling and to allocate rooms
  • DiRAC - High Performance Computing
  • IRIS - research publications, grants and professional activities
  • Landesk - replacing Service Desk Express (SDE) - system used by IT Services to log and track Support Requests
  • FIM - Identity Management (Forefront Identity Manager)
  • SITS - Student Records System
  • SAP - HR and Finance information
  • Skype for Business

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