A universe is a business-oriented mapping of the data structure found in databases: tables, columns, joins, etc. It can represent any specific application, system, or group of users. For example, a universe can relate to a department in a company such as marketing or accounting.
In the BusinessObjects User module, universes enable end users to build queries from which they can generate and perform analysis.
The Business Application Support (BAS) functional area at SLAC provides administrative computing services to the Business Services Division and Human Resources Department. We are responsible for software development and maintenance of the PeopleSoft applications and consultation to customers with their computer-related tasks.
It's called Broadcast Agent Server. Its function is torun the jobs or reports scheduled and can be monitored using Broadcast Agent Console.