Application Services

Emergency Web Hosting

During a crisis, your Web site becomes a nexus for information. With OARnet's Emergency Web Hosting Service, you will always have a Web site available, even if your network is adversely affected by fire, weather or construction mishaps, or your campus server goes down from sharp increases in traffic.


OARnet is the main contact for Educational Site License Program (ESRI) in the state of Ohio. ESRI's educational licensing options are designed to meet the needs of students, teachers, schools and districts of any size. The available one-year license contract allows for unlimited uses of ArcGIS and other Esri products covered in the program for teaching and research purposes. It also provides a Virtual Campus User license for Web-based training.


VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and digital workspace technology, accelerates digital transformation by enabling freedom and flexibility in how customers build and evolve their IT environments. Virtualization, cloud and mobility solutions are enabling a software-defined data center for Ohio’s government and education sectors.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)

OARnet helps connect government, K-12 and higher education entities to the state of Ohio’s Next Generation Telephony Service (NGTS). This service includes features such as Voice over IP, audio conferencing and video conferencing.