In 2016 OSU's Web Services made a big move from our own local servers to those at Acquia.

This move has saved us quite a bit of overhead in terms of hardware as well as the associated stress and cost that comes with maintaining that hardware. It hasn't entirely eliminated our need for systems administration, though.

The following section is a collection of system-related information that is very specific to Oregon State University's needs, but may prove helpful as an overview to others that are in a similar position.