December 2015

Holiday Break

The Holidays are upon us! The university will be closed for the next several weeks, with only skeleton crews working when and where needed.

Of course IT needs to keep running, so some of our OIT staff will be either working or on call. We appreciate the hard work and dedication of all OIT employees, including those working over the breaks.

Unless you've been told otherwise by your system administrators or TSCs, please remember to turn off your computers and printers over the break.  Not only will this save money and electricity, but it helps prevent attacks

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Updates to Central ITS Services

Over the last several months, the university-level Information Technology Services (ITS) group and the Information Security Office (ISO)  have made some important upgrades to several of their service offerings.  We wanted to review some of these changes here to make sure you know about these changes.

  • Wireless network bandwidth increases:  The wireless bandwidth quotas for faculty and staff have been raised to 2 Terabytes per week (previously 500 GB/week)
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