Eric Rau serves as the Manager of the Infrastructure Team for the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR). In this role, he oversees servers, storage, networking, security, disaster recovery, backups, and technical training for CANR, including MSU Extension, AgBio Research, and CABS. Eric manages a team of 4 system administrators and a technology trainer.
Eric joined the ANR Technology Services team in June of 2013. He served first as a system administrator – specializing in email, instant messaging, and backups. He then took on the assistant manager role of the combined service desk and system administrators group, and now leads Infrastructure team. Prior to MSU he was the Network and Systems Administrator for a property management company, working there for 8 years. Eric is a proud and lifelong resident of mid-Michigan and a MSU sports fanatic.