Steinbuch Centre for Computing (SCC)

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Services for employees
Benutzerkonto (Account, Passwort)
Through the Guest and Partner Administration (GuP), the organizational units of KIT can provide their partners with the accounts and services necessary for cooperation. The GuP is an application in the SAP Web Portal.
Benutzerkonto (Account, Passwort)
For all KIT employees, the KIT user account, also known as the KIT account, is the basis for many IT services that users in the KIT network require. It provides access to systems and services and is generally used as a "login" in the KIT environment.
Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)
On the one hand, this service provides KIT employees with the option of backing up computers, and on the other hand, data can be archived via the bwDataArchive service.
Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)
The state service bwSync&Share is an online storage service for employees and students of universities and colleges in Baden-Württemberg. It has been operated at KIT since January 1, 2014 and enables users to synchronize or exchange their data between different computers, mobile devices, and users.
Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)
This service provides an organizational unit of the KIT (OE) with a highly available and central data repository. This is called the OU directory.
Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)
This service provides every KIT employee with a KIT account with a high availability and central data repository for saving personal data and documents. In the following, this is also described as the **personal directory**.
The **personal directory** can **NOT** be shared with other users. It is independent of the OU affiliation of a KIT employee, i.e. the access does not change when the employee changes to another OU.
Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)
Hosting of databases or applications on the basis of MS SQL Server
Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)
CPLEX, Origin Pro, SAS, SPSS
Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)
bwDataArchive - long-term Data Archive for Scientific Data
The federal state service bwDataArchive offers a solution for long-term data archiving, which is especially available for employees of universities and public research institutions in Baden-Württemberg. Data archiving is carried out at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and includes reliable storage of even large data sets for a period of ten or more years. The service enables a qualified implementation of the recommendations of the German Research Foundation (DFG) for the securing and storage of research data.
Drucken
Der Campus Online Printing Service (COPS) ermöglicht das Absenden (Hochladen) von Druckaufträgen über eine Webschnittstelle an die zentralen Druckmaschinen von »Print & Plot« am SCC.
Drucken
KIT students and staff can print A3 and A4 documents as well as large formats up to a maximum of 89cm on the short side on the central printers and plotters.
Drucken
For cutting large-format print media, the SCC provides a professional cutting table with a cutting width of 1,800 mm. It is located in the basement of the SCC directly next to the elevator shaft and can be used by all KIT members free of charge and without registration.
Drucken
The folding machine performs all common single, wrapping, Z and double parallel, altar, drawing and cross folds for flyers in A3 - B7 formats and grammages from 50 - 160 g/m².
Drucken
Bereitstellung eines Großformatscanners für Mitarbeiter und Studierende des KIT.
Drucken
Laminate sind Schutzfolien, in die der Ausdruck durch Hitzebehandlung eingeklebt wird.
Der Ausdruck wird durch die Laminierung wasserbeständig und abwaschbar.
Drucken
Das SCC stellt den organisatorischen Einheiten des KIT den Druckerserver "scc-print-oe.scc.kit.edu" zur Verfügung, über den Bürodrucker in den OEs eingerichtet werden können. Die Einrichtung erfolgt durch Print & Plot, die Drucker selber werden von der jeweiligen OE betrieben und von deren Mitarbeitern/IT-Beauftragten versorgt (Verbrauchsmaterialien, Wartung, Ersatz). Die Druckausgabe ist an die Öffnungszeiten der OEs gebunden.
E-Mail
This service provides office communication facilities for personal use (e-mail, calendar, address management).
E-Mail
Mailing lists DFN

This service provides all users of the DFN (Deutsches Forschungsnetz) science network with distribution lists for e-mails to operate their own lists.

E-Mail
Mailing lists KIT

This service is used by KIT employees and students to compile and administer their own mailing lists. These lists can be configured for different applications e.g., as moderated lists, discussion forums, or newsletters.

E-Mail
Use this procedure to report malicious messages and spam to the SCC. An email clearly identified as a malicious message can be moved to the Spam_KIT folder in your mailbox by participants in the malicious email and spam reporting process. KIT students and staff can participate in the reporting process.
High Performance Computing
Compilers and tools for software development.
High Performance Computing
Consulting / Support for technical-scientific applications at KIT
* CAE applications
* Statistical applications
* Scientific word processing
* Computer algebra systems
* Subroutine libraries
Hilfe & Support
Handling of security incidents by KIT's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT).
Hilfe & Support
"SCC Flyers" are printed flyers with short instructions for selected SCC services.
Hilfe & Support
The SCC Service News contains relevant information regarding changes to the services offered by SCC.
They are published under News (Kategorie=Dienste) .
Hilfe & Support
The ticket system of the SCC is used to record and process all requests to the SCC. In addition, organizational units of the KIT (OU) can use the SCC ticket system to manage OU-specific support processes.
Hilfe & Support
The Technical Client Support at SCC supports service units at KIT in the area of technical equipment and configuration of workstations as well as in solving problems.
Homeoffice
With KIT team sites you can share information over a web-based platform at KIT.EDU 
Homeoffice
Provides session-based Windows desktops with installed standard software for KIT staff.
Homeoffice
Microsoft Teams is a cloud platform that combines chat, meetings, video conferencing, notes, collaborative file editing and sharing, and to-do's. This supports teamwork, even with colleagues working from home office.

The SCC provides this platform as a collaborative tool (in the context of the Corona crisis) for each KIT employee using its own KIT account.
Homeoffice
This service provides the user with external (INTERNET) access to internal resources of the KIT (INTRANET).
Homeoffice
Videoconferencing service, for example, to hold project meetings with research colleagues or project partners and to look through documents online or to hold events with a partner institute at a national or international level.
IT-Arbeitsplatz & Mobile Geräte
Devices with network connection in the network of KIT (KITnet) communicate via this service and can access the internet and intranet, guest network, and contractors’ network.
IT-Arbeitsplatz & Mobile Geräte
The WSUS service downloads updates from Microsoft servers and makes them available in the KIT's internal network.
IT-Arbeitsplatz & Mobile Geräte
Consulting on contract modalities of mobile devices (voice and data tarifs for mobile communications) and consulting on the selection of smartphones and UMTS sticks.
IT-Arbeitsplatz & Mobile Geräte
The SCC has its own software shop for distributing the software to employees and students.
IT-Arbeitsplatz & Mobile Geräte
Virus protection at KIT

This IT service offers KIT employees centrally managed and up-to-date virus protection for notebooks, desktop PCs and servers.

IT-Arbeitsplatz & Mobile Geräte
Zugang zum Wireless-LAN (Intranet / Gastnetz des KIT / eduroam)
IT-Arbeitsplatz & Mobile Geräte
Certification service based on X.509 certificates for users and servers with associated documentation.
Lehr- und Lernsysteme
Video conference for oral examinations

For conducting oral examinations via video conference, KIT hosts the web application Jitsi Meet. Apart from a suitable web browser, no other software needs to be installed. The KIT recommends the use of this service for conducting oral examinations via video conference.

Rechner-Poolräume
This service provides KIT organizations with a pool infrastructure for computer-aided exercises.

For the duration of the protection measures during the corona crisis, the SCC provides remote access to the centrally managed pool computers. Further information can be found in this news article.

Rechner-Poolräume
Virtual teaching and laboratory environment for PC pools that any pool room operator can use.
Server & Systeme (VM, Hosting, Housing)
Der Landesdienst bwCloud SCOPE stellt als Clouddienst virtualisierte Server- und Anwendungsinfrastruktur für Mitarbeiter, Wissenschaftler und Studierende der Universitäten und Hochschulen in Baden-Württemberg bereit.
In der bwCloud können pro Betriebsstandort über 1.000 virtuelle Maschinen mit individuellem Betriebssystem und Software betrieben werden. Der Dienst läuft auf dedizierten Serversystemen an den vier Betriebsstandorten Mannheim, Ulm, Freiburg und Karlsruhe - das sind insgesamt also mindestens 4.000 virtuelle Maschinen zum verteilten Betrieb von Servern und Anwendungen. Genug Ressourcen für zahlreiche Projekte.
Software und Lizenzen
The SCC offers various suites and individual products for institutes and professorships in the field of graphic design and technical documentation.
Software und Lizenzen
Software subscription to support academic teaching.
Software und Lizenzen
Software subscription to support academic teaching.
Software und Lizenzen
The easy-to-use, collaborative, online LaTeX editor Overleaf is available to all KIT employees and students. This software is a cloud service at overleaf.com. A portal has been set up for the KIT: www.overleaf.com/edu/kit
Software und Lizenzen
Software subscription to support academic teaching.
Unternehmensanwendungen (SAP, Campus Management)
ChemA is a chemical management system that was developed especially for the KIT and is now also used in other research facilities. It supports the organizational units in the management of their hazardous substances using all existing digital data. It accompanies the substances from the order to the delivery, the internal distribution, the storage, the consumption up to the waste.

In particular, the legal obligation for the KIT to maintain a hazardous substance register and to inform employees about hazardous substance properties is fulfilled with the least possible effort.

Unternehmensanwendungen (SAP, Campus Management)
SAP Web Portal

The SAP portal provides access to SAP applications such as Employee Self Services (ESS/MSS), decentralized procurement (Supplier Relationship Management, SRM), and reporting (Business Warehouse, SAP BW). The applications can be accessed platform-independently via a Web browser.

Webauftritte (Homepage, Domain)
Operating a virtual web server for own developments and web applications
Webauftritte (Homepage, Domain)
The SCC is running the web content management system Open Text Website Management (formerly RedDot) for websites of KIT institutions. The term Content Management System (CMS) describes systems that allow the separation of editorial content, i.e. texts and images, and their presentation in the form of a layout and navigation structure.

The CMS Open Text Website Management enables easy creation and editing of web pages without programming knowledge and provides templates (standard frames) for this purpose. The templates can be changed in parts and thus form an individual appearance in KIT's corporate design.

Zusammenarbeit (Groupware)
Instant Messaging Service, based on XMPP (Jabber)