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MCS Linux service deprecated

17 August 2022

We have deprecated the MCS Linux service because of technical and resource constraints. At its peak, MCS Linux accounted for only 2% of MCS machines deployed, and use of this service has declined steadily in recent years. Unfortunately, we have had to remove the Linux part of the service because of unforeseen technical...

New cloud research platform service from UIS

15 August 2022

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and RONIN available via UIS UIS is pleased to announce that access to Amazon Web Services (AWS) and RONIN are now available through a new University-provided cloud research platform service. If you would like to join the increasing number of Cloud users and to save around 11% on list prices for...

Change in recommended VPN client for Android users

11 August 2022

We have updated our recommendations for Android users of the UIS VPN and managed VPN services. We no longer recommend Android’s built-in VPN client because setting it up is complicated, which can lead to insecure configurations. Instead, we recommend the strongSwan client to Android users. It’s available free of charge...