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Migration of centrally managed rooms from Micad to Booker on 29 July

We'll be migrating bookings of centrally managed lecture rooms from Micad to Booker on 29 July. Estate Management will retire the room booking module of Micad at the end of this year.

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Retirement of the UIS Windows Software Update Service (WSUS) in 2020

UIS has decided to retire its Windows Software Update Service (WSUS) next year. Machines currently configured to receive updates from the UIS WSUS address should have their policies updated to point directly to Microsoft instead.

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Light Blue Fibre leads the way for full fibre connectivity in Cambridge and beyond

An innovative joint venture launched today (11 July 2019) by the University of Cambridge and Cambridgeshire County Council is opening up new opportunities for full fibre networks to expand Cambridgeshire’s digital infrastructure.

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Changes to UIS Service Desk contact details

The primary contact details for the UIS Service Desk have changed this week. You can reach us by phone at (01223 3) 32999 or via email at servicedesk@uis.cam.ac.uk.

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Update: Wi-Fi upgrade completed on Saturday 6 July

We migrated the University Wireless Service to a completely new operating system on Saturday.

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Academia taking over support and renewals for the University's Dropbox agreement

Our reseller partner, Academia, is taking over the administration of the University's Dropbox agreement on Wednesday 17 July.

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Wi-Fi upgrade on Saturday 6 July

We'll be implementing a significant migration of the University Wireless Service to a new underlying operating system and controller platform on Saturday 6 July between 08:00 and 17:00.

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Turnitin planned maintenance: Saturday 13 July 2019

Turnitin will be unavailable due to essential maintenance on Saturday 13 July 2019 from 09:00 until 17:00.

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University of Cambridge tops list of the world's fastest high-performance computing storage systems

University of Cambridge tops list of the world's fastest high-performance computing storage systems

IO-500, the leading international computer storage benchmark, has awarded the University of Cambridge’s Research Computing Services the number one spot in its 2019 IO-500 list. The award confirms the STFC/DiRAC and EPSRC/Tier 2-funded machine as the fastest storage facility in the world.

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Lecture capture cloud maintenance: Saturday 22 June

Panopto will be upgrading its cloud service on Saturday 22 June from 22:00 BST for up to 3 hours. Users will not be able to access or upload lecture capture recordings during this downtime.

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All University members now have access to Google G Suite@Cambridge

UIS enrolled all members of the University in our Google G Suite account, known as G Suite@Cambridge, on 2 May.

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Upgrade Windows 7 machines before the operating system reaches end of life on 14 January 2020

Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7 on 14 January 2020. The good news is that you may be entitled to a free upgrade to Windows 10, if your institution is participating in the University's EES agreement.

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Digital Presence Strategy (previously Web Strategy)

UIS and the Office of External Affairs and Communications are collaborating on a Digital Presence Strategy for the University. Hundreds of web editors across the University have started contributing towards a list of requirements.

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New website accessibility regulations

New regulations came into force last year that aim to ensure public sector websites are accessible to all users. UIS has formed a working group to ensure the University's centrally managed digital services comply with these regulations and increase digital inclusivity.

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University Wireless Service essential maintenance on 19 April

Apr 15, 2021

The University Wireless Service will be undergoing essential maintenance between 08:00 and 09.00 on Monday 19 April, in order to apply an urgent security patch.

UDN distribution router restarts during 14–22 April 2021

Apr 08, 2021

Line cards on the UDN distribution routers will be restarted on the following dates in April 2021 so that we can reconfigure a port operating mode in preparation for the UDN 40GE backbone upgrade.

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