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Tags: ThunderCloud Services

New Web Interface for ThunderCloud Storage

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

On February 13, we are updating the web interface of ThunderCloud Storage, powered by Box. This updated interface provides tools for managing clutter and faster page loading.

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Tags: Updates Security

Managed Software Center Available for College-Owned Macs

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On February 13, we will deploy the Managed Software Center to all College-owned Macs. Mac users will now be able to install and update software from a trusted location without needing to contact a service technician.

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Tags: Security

New Security Setting for Mobile Devices

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If you access your Wheaton College email from a personally-owned mobile device, you will be required to have a passcode, PIN, or Touch ID.

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Tags: VOIP Phones

Meet-Me Option Removal from Campus Phones

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

This update to VOIP phones will remove a defunct phone softkey that was previously used to initiate Meet-Me conference calls.

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Tags: Security

Password Expiration Extension and Account Lock-Out Changes

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On January 30, the new password and account security settings announced in December 2016 will take effect for faculty and staff network accounts. Passwords will expire every year rather than every six months.

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Tags: Updates

Qualtrics Research Suite Now Available

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

On January 9, Qualtrics Research Suite will be available to faculty, staff, and students. This cloud-based suite provides survey and data analysis tools.

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Tags: Updates Maintenance

Wheaton Portal Unavailable During Maintenance

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

The Wheaton Portal will be unavailable from 11 PM on January 6 until 4 AM on January 7. During this time, we will install an update that contains fixes for known issues in the current version of the portal.

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Tags: Training Updates

Outlook Calendaring Policy - Faculty FAQ

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

Since the initial announcement of the Campus Calendaring and Communication Policy, faculty members have asked a number of questions about the reasons for and impact of this policy.

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Tags: Upgrades Maintenance Network

Doubling Our Bandwidth: Internet2 Comes to Wheaton College

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

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

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

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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