The offers the possibility of renting servers in the form of virtual machines. The offer is an alternative to purchasing and operating customer-owned server hardware.
The takes responsibility for the setup and maintenance of the virtual machines (vm) and guarantees the availabitlity of these virtual hardware resources. The provides suitable user interfaces for the control of the vms (Power On / Power Off / Reset) and for the usage of installation media. The interfaces can be used from any location within the IP-networks of RWTH.
The operating system of the vms has to be installed and operated by the tenant and can be chosen freely after consultation with the. The tenant has complete access to the operating system and is liable for all the software installed on the virtual machine (including the operating system).
VMs can be ordered online via the IT-Shop. Current offers and prices can be found there.