Network and Communication Services

Network and Communication Services (NCS) - Organization Chart

Network and Communication Services (NCS) provides campus-wide access to Local Area Networks, Wireless Network, Internet, email, and manages the infrastructure and IT security for all McGill central systems.  This unit is composed of six teams:

  • Core System Infrastructure - Responsible for server management (virtual and physical servers), data storage and backup, and central IT Data Centers.
  • Core Infrastructure Applications - Manages operating systems and infrastructure applications to support network and unified communications (email, instant messaging, cloud storage, DNS, DHCP, etc.)
  • Network Infrastructure - Manages wireless and wired networks, and related components
  • IT Physical infrastructures and systems - Installs and supports audiovisual equipment in classrooms and other areas on campus, installs and maintains physical network and physical security components.
  • Collaboration Solutions - Manages services related to content management and collaboration, such as McGill's Enterprise Content Management System (Documentum, CenterStage, Webtop, D2, Office365 collaboration applications).
  • Information Security - Protects the McGill network and information systems against cyber-threats and reduces vulnerabilities by setting security policies and implementing security solutions such as (endpoint protection, event monitoring, two-factor authentication, etc.).


Contact us: To view NCS employee names and contact information, consult our Staff Directory

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