Information Technology Services has traditionally provided a wide range of services to midshipmen, academic divisions, administrative departments, and other support organizations. Traditionally, they have been "computer" services. The computer world of yesterday has migrated and transitioned to one of global information exchange and data manipulation across all media. No longer do we deal solely with alphanumeric data on a well-defined local computer system. Today's environment integrates alphanumeric with voice, graphic, and video technologies providing a wealth of information. Consequently, the words "computer technology" have been replaced by the more inclusive "information technology."
Information Technology Services' mission is to develop, manage, and integrate information technology systems at the United States Naval Academy. In this capacity, Information Technology Services provides information technology products, services, and capabilities for over 7,000 computer users involving educational systems, management information resources, life cycle management budgeting, purchasing, maintenance, development, network capabilities, and technical consulting.
In accomplishing its mission, Information Technology Services has developed several systems designed to meet the Naval Academy's mission requirements. Information Technology Services supports the network infrastructure, administrative and academic applications, web services, yard-wide life cycle management and maintenance of computing devices and the telephone system. Information Technology Services also provides support for the midshipman microcomputer procurement as well as other investment procurements. Information Technology Services designs and develops technologies to move the Naval Academy into the future.