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University Dropbox Business price increase

The cost of a University Dropbox Business account has increased to £75 per year (excluding VAT), but this is still 50% less than consumer prices.

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Changes to the University’s Adobe software licensing agreement

The University’s 3-year fixed-price licensing agreement with Adobe ended on 8 March 2018. Like many other software providers, Adobe is moving to an annual subscription model.

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Sharing IT merger experiences with the University of Cologne

Last month, UIS welcomed Jan Eden from the University of Cologne’s Digital Studies department, who is currently visiting several universities to learn from their experiences of re-organising their IT operations.

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UIS is working with vendors to address the Meltdown/Spectre vulnerabilities

UIS is aware of the recently disclosed processor vulnerabilities and is working with vendors to patch UIS systems.

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Cyber17 symposium targeted the latest cyber threats

To safeguard the University from today's cyber security threats requires close collaboration across institutions and a renewed focus on our people. This was key message from Cyber 17, a cyber-security symposium organised by UIS.

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The challenge of Wi-Fi in an 800-year-old University

Providing Wi-Fi to a University environment can be surprisingly challenging when your campus is a whole city. Alexander Cox, UIS's Wireless Infrastructure Manager, discusses the challenges in his blog for Aruba Networks.

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Celebrating 25 years of networking innovation

The Granta Backbone Network (GBN) celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. It’s one of the most capable data networks in Europe. It carries data from the Large Hadron Collider at CERN and is preparing to support even more world-class projects, including the Square Kilometre Array.

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ACN Exchange upgrade

The Administrative Computing Network (ACN) Exchange email service is soon going to be upgraded. This will impact the way admin staff access their email remotely.

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Managed Web Service (MWS) now offers up to 50GB disk space

The Managed Web Service (MWS) is UIS’ hosted web server offering. It provides an easy-to-use control panel and a high-availability service for University users, as an alternative to using commercial web hosting.

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Introducing My DS-Print: secure online access to your DS-Print account

Now you can manage your DS-Print account online, via UIS’s new secure portal. ‘My DS-Print’ allows you to check your balance, apply top-ups with a credit or debit card, and search your transaction history. The secure service also uses Raven authentication, giving you peace of mind and a one-stop shop via a single login.

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UIS facilitates examinations with adjustments

UIS provides the University’s Board of Examinations with a bespoke desktop solution for enabling students with additional needs to sit their exams using a computer instead of handwriting their answers.

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IT satisfaction survey results

UIS ran a Collegiate University IT Satisfaction Survey for the first time in September 2016. It captured broad sentiment among staff as well as their specific comments. This page shows the headline results.

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Wireless service maintenance 08:00–09:00 Tuesday 9 March

Mar 04, 2021

The University Wireless Service will be undergoing maintenance between 08:00 and 09.00 on Tuesday 9 March. During this period, users may experience interrupted service to eduroam, the UniOfCam guest system, the UniOfCam-IoT system and local SSIDs.

CHRIS, ESS and UPS unavailable all day on Thursday 4 March

Feb 25, 2021

CHRIS, Employee Self-Service (ESS) and the University Payment System (UPS) will be unavailable all day on Thursday 4 March while we install the latest upgrade to the CHRIS system.

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