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Computing Division and Office of the CIO



The Computing Division and Office of the CIO is dedicated to providing leadership and support in computing and communications to the laboratory.

Chief Information Officer

Computer Security

  • Computer Security
    SLAC's computer security policy in regards to network, server, web, firewalls, and more.

IT Services

  • Scientific Computing Services
    OCIO Scientific Computing Services (SCS) manage petabytes of science data using scalable Unix filesystems. Tape backup and archive options provide cost-effective long term storage. Unix HPC clusters are also available for high-throughput and parallel (MPI) computation. Linux virtualization and cloud technologies include OpenStack and KVM.

  • IT Departmental Support
    Departmental Computing Support assists SLAC users by providing an array of services, including by not limited to: IT Help Desk, desktop builds and support, software deployment, maintenance and support, and various other duties as specified by the needs of the Lab.
  • IT Business Services
    We provide you with the services to assist you in the planning and delivery of desktop, server storage hardware and software, telecommunication services, vendor support & professional services for enterprise application requirements.
  • Web Solutions
    We provide a wide range of services to the Lab including planning, design, development, maintenance, support and training. Our services are available for projects of any size and are designed to leverage the Lab's central IT infrastructure and tools.

  • Enterprise Architect
    To ensure that changes of architecture are well planned and serve the best interest of the whole Enterprise.

  • Archives and History Office 
    The Archives and History Office ensures that the Laboratory's history is identified, collected, preserved and made accessible to the SLAC and Stanford communities, to researchers and to the public.

IT Operations

  • Windows Infrastructure
    Support for Windows at SLAC consists of fully-supported central services for Web, LDAP Directory services, user authentication - including extranet collaboration accounts, file servers, backup/restore, DNS, time, and print services. Citrix servers provide a Windows desktop for remote access and general computing use.

  • Network Engineering
    The mission of the OCIO Network Management & Engineering and the Network Software groups is to provide leadership and support in data communications to the Laboratory as a whole and to physics research in particular.

  • Data Center Operations
    Data Center Operations staff provide hardware installation, physical network layer installations, resource planning, computer maintenance, power and cooling planning, and first line of user support on a 24x7 basis.

  • Telecommunications
    Provide SLAC telephone and voicemail services for the entire campus. This includes Core PBX maintenance, Voicemail Services, 24x7 field technical support and Phone/Voicemail integration with internal and external leading-edge unified communication services.

  • Application and Database Administration
    Providing excellent support for the Lab's enterprise applications. Services supported include email; LYNC; SharePoint; PeopleSoft; Confluence; JIRA; Oracle and MySQL databases.
  • Application Development
    This team provides application development services. We specialize in applications that communicate with databases and applications that support the business of the Lab.

  • PeopleSoft Development
    Development services for SLAC's Financial and HR PeopleSoft systems.

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