Service AreaCloud Solutions & Data Analytics

The service area Cloud Solutions & Data Analytics (CSDA) primarily provides the university with central cloud computing services.

Their core service is heiCLOUD, an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) resource specifically tailored to research and teaching, which provides the basis for further IT services. The service area also maintains the university networks (LAN and Wi-Fi) in all campus buildings and provides IT security advice.


  • Operation of the central cloud services (heiCLOUD)
  • Operation of the central storage service heiBOX in compliance with data protection laws
  • Consultation on IT security at the university
  • Operation of the university's LAN and Wi-Fi networks
  • Hosting, maintenance and technical development of the university website's central content management systems
  • Development and supervision of specific web applications and websites for university institutions
  • Provision of software defined networking and storage

Service Area Manager

Dr. Maximilian Hoecker (acting manager)

Email: maximilian.hoecker@urz.uni-heidelberg.de
Telephone: +49 6221 54-20070

Dr. Maximilian Hoecker