Digital Informatics Centre DISC
The Institute is equipped with the State of Art Computer Hardware and Software to meet its varied requirement of teaching training research, consultancy, and developments. More than 400 personal computers with a wide range of processor, hard disks, monitors, keyboards, mouse, and printers are maintained and kept very high uptime to various users. The networking system supports Internet Web surfing and E-mail services. Post Graduate students of Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, Industrial Safety and Environmental Management, Project Management and Manufacturing Management, PGPEX-VLFM and Fellow Programs are being highly benefited in their assignments and projects handling. The latest versions of software like SPSS 26.0, AMOS 26.0, Matlab, Bloomberg, Anylogic, CPLEX, Anylogistix – Academic version, Relecura, Typeset have been made available for various users at the Institute along with the Microsoft University Alliance Programme and SAP University Alliance Programme. The utility software like Seqrite Antivirus, Adobe creative suite, Adobe DC Pro available for users for academic and official use. All the software are running on windows and Redhat Linux 5 operating system.
The Institute has gone into an agreement with Microsoft for their Microsoft Volume Licensing subscription enrollment wherein all users at Institute will use licensed Microsoft products.
Faculty Members and Officers at various departments have been provided with 4GB/8GB Pen Drives and USB based external portable HDD of S00GB/1TB. All Faculty Members have been provided with Laptops also.
Various printers like LaserJet Printers and multifunction Printers have been procured and installed at Faculty Member rooms and departments for their printing needs.
Wi-Fi connection has been provided in all the Hostels, Academic cum Library Building (ALB) to enable students to have the facility of the internet in their rooms and around the Hostel.
The Institute has procured around 80 laptops with a sufficient amount of RAM and Hard disk to support the various applications and assist Faculty Members in classrooms/ conducting UBP Programmes etc. The online classes, webinars and event are conducted on cloud-based video conferencing solution like Webex, Zoom and Microsoft Teams platform. Institute has purchased 1250 licenses of CISCO Webex and a subscription-based license of Zoom.
The Institute has procured Cisco/HP Switches intending to improve the existing networking infrastructure and provide optimal usage of the internet services to various users. Currently, the Institute is utilizing the services of 1 Gbps from the National Knowledge Network (NKN) and 1 GBPS from M/s Powergrid Corporation of India for providing bandwidth to the Institute. The Institute is also equipped with a Firewall of M/s Checkpoint.
The DISC has assisted all the users, PGP students, Fellowship Scholars, Faculty Members and the supporting service departments in their development works. The DISC facilitates uploading of various information on the IIM Mumbai website and admission to the various Programmes through in house developed Admission Portal. The Programme Section, Academic Section, Accounts Section, Administration Section, Placement Section and Library have been largely benefited from the DISC's support. Maintenance of all Computer Equipment, Operating Systems and Application Software, are primarily supported by DISC.