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Doubling Our Bandwidth: Internet2 Comes to Wheaton College

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From 10 PM on January 3 until 1 AM on January 4, we will connect the campus network to Illinois Century Network as well as Internet2. Around 10 PM, there will be a brief network outage. This outage is expected to last for less than 30 minutes.

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Tags: Upgrades

LISTSERV: Improving Email Notifications

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In January 2017, LISTSERV will come to Wheaton College. LISTSERV is a mailing list service that will replace the current system of email notifications. LISTSERV is being launched as part of the new Internal Digital Notification Policy.

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Tags: Maintenance

Maintenance on Emergency Messaging System

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On December 19, the vendor who provides our emergency messaging system will perform routine infrastructure maintenance.

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Network Accounts Created for Newly Accepted Undergraduates

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On December 9, we created network accounts for newly accepted Wheaton College undergraduates. These accounts will allow them sign into the Wheaton Portal to view financial aid information, admissions material, and acceptance instructions.

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Technology Plan Refreshed for 2017 - 2019

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This fall, the Office of the Chief Information Officer worked with technology governance committees and Academic and Institutional Technology to refresh the Wheaton College Technology Plan.

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Tags: Network Security

New Tech for Christmas?

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While unwrapping a new gadget is great, remember these tips to get the most out of your device and your Wheaton experience!

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Tags: Training

Training Materials Available for Outlook Calendaring

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On January 1, the Campus Calendaring and Communication policy will go into effect. This policy aims to increase calendaring and scheduling efficiency by moving faculty and staff to Outlook as a common platform.

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Tags: VOIP Phones

Changes to Voicemail Settings

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Beginning on January 31, 2017, we will make two changes to voicemail accounts. These changes will prevent inboxes from overfilling and allow important messages to be archived more easily.

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Tags: Upgrades VOIP Phones

Conference Now to Replace Meet-Me

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Beginning January 3, 2017, Conference Now will replace Meet-Me as the College's conference calling service. Both Meet-Me and Conference Now are currently available while Meet-Me is phased out.

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Tags: Updates Security

Cognos TM1 Unavailable During Updates

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From 5:30 to 11:30 PM on November 18, we will install an update to the Cognos TM1 server. During this time, Cognos TM1 will be unavailable.

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Tags: Upgrades ThunderCloud Services

New Web Interface for ThunderCloud Storage

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

On December 1, you will have the option of using an updated web interface for ThunderCloud Storage, powered by Box. This updated interface provides tools for managing clutter and faster upload times.

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Tags: Maintenance

Changes in Connections to Banner Database

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On November 20, we will update how several programs associated with Banner connect to the database. This is in preparation for a Banner upgrade that will take place over Thanksgiving break.

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