Our Community - University of North Carolina System Office

Welcome to the MCNC web page for the University of North Carolina System Office. This page provides basic information about the agreement with the UNC System Office and specifies the MCNC services that are available at no cost the 17 UNC System campuses.

Background

Since the 2003 execution of the Master Services Agreement between MCNC and the University of North Carolina General Administration, MCNC has proudly served the UNC System with a network and video conferencing agreement that covers all 17 of the campuses. Each campus has the ability to take advantage of special discount rates for Internet services provided by MCNC. In addition to Internet services, each customer receives DNS, Enhanced DDoS protection, MCNC Ethernet Transport Service, Webfail, Point-to-Point and Multi-point video conferencing, recorded and archived video sessions, and video streaming at no additional costs. These services are described below.

MCNC Services available through the North Carolina Community College System Office agreement

The following MCNC services are available at no additional cost to the 17 UNC System campuses (Internet is discounted; DDoS protection is part of Internet).

Connectivity

DNS
Domain Name Service
Enhanced DDoS Protection
Detects and mitigates Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks targeting MCNC customers
WebFail
Website failover service
Internet
Broadband Internet Service
MCNC Ethernet Transport Service
Point-To-Point and Multipoint-To-Multipoint; Ethernet Transport At Speeds Between 10M and 2G

Security

Enhanced DDoS Protection
Detects and mitigates Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks targeting MCNC customers

Data Center

WebFail
Website failover service

Video Conferencing

Streaming
Live Video Streaming
Recorded/Archived Video Sessions
Scheduled video sessions hosted by MCNC can be recorded/archived for download and viewing
Point-to-Point & Multi-Point Video Conferencing
NCREN hosts Point-to point and Multi-point interactive video conferences/sessions

In addition, personalized spaces for each of the 17 UNC System campuses can be found in the NCREN Community Portal. These personalized spaces are secure, exclusive domains and dynamic in that the Community College and MCNC personnel can update them with the latest network and technical support information.

All other MCNC services are available to the UNC System campuses for a fee.