IT Services News

07/17/2017
Internet connection testing on July 22, no outage expected
internet-logo-thumbnail.pngInformation Technology Services will be performing network failover testing on Saturday, July 22, from noon - 6:00 pm. This testing enables IT Services to exercise the resiliency of our network systems.
07/13/2017
Best options for storing electronic files
google-drive-thumbnail.pngWhy is it that we never have enough space to put our stuff? Whether it is closets or shelves. The same can be said for our electronic “stuff”. Here are some options for storing electronic files at Miami.
07/06/2017
VoIP telephone upgrades scheduled for July
phone-thumbnail.jpegIT Services will conduct a series of upgrades to Miami’s VoIP telephone system during July, including a firmware update on Saturday, July 15 that will cause a rolling reboot of each telephone.
06/29/2017
Jabber Service going away July 28
online-chat-button-thumbnail.pngOn July 28th IT Services will shut down the Jabber chat service. Newer web based chat technology like Google Hangouts have replaced the need for a locally hosted chat service.
06/29/2017
VPN service upgrades re-scheduled for Saturday
Miami’s Virtual Private Networks (VPN) will incur a 10 minute service disruption on Saturday, July 1 at 3:00 am. This affects both MUVPN and AdminVPN.
06/22/2017
Atomic Learning provides technology training for the entire Miami community
atomic-learning-logo-thumbnail.jpgLearn.Engage.Inspire. That is the motto of Atomic Learning, the free web-based training solution that Miami partners with.
06/15/2017
Eduroam means easy internet access when you travel
Studying and traveling abroad is a little easier thanks to a an internet service called eduroam.
06/15/2017
Keeping up with technology is something John Moore knows about
After almost 36 years at Miami, John Moore's last day will be June 30. A week before that, Moore, a support analyst II in IT, will operate the mixing board at Miami's board of trustees meeting for the last time -- his 122nd consecutive meeting.
06/08/2017
Chrome extensions can help with efficiency
chrome-logo-thumbnail.jpgFor those that use Google Chrome as their browser of choice, there are several extensions that can be very beneficial. Here are some of the top extensions you should consider for enhancing Chrome.