Information Technology Services

Network Outage Update

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Dear Campus Community,   While Merit has continued to work on the FANNET fiber optic network maintenance, our other ISP, 123Net, has arrived on campus with the necessary replacement equipment that failed earlier this morning.   123Net is actively replacing the equipment that failed earlier this morning and Internet services should return to normal soon

Tech Spotlight: Anker PowerLine USB Cables

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Welcome to Tech Spotlight, an ITS series providing regular updates on the most exciting new technology products and services. With the advent of the smartphone, the USB charging cable has become increasingly important and a very heavily used item since smartphone batteries generally only last a day or two between charges. Thankfully there are some affordable

Best Affordable Cell Phone Service (April 2017)

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There are some great new cellular carriers since our original Best Affordable Cell Phone Service tech tip from February 2016, as such an update was warranted. The additional carriers we’ll look at include SpeedTalk Mobile, Tello, TPO Mobile, and Total Wireless. Sadly Ring Plus, our previous favorite, went out of business. If you missed our previous

Tech Spotlight: AMD Ryzen CPUs

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Products that shake-up the technology industry don’t come often. Few great ideas come by chance or from a lack of competition, the double-decker couch and Hot Pocket game controller not withstanding. 😉 In the PC industry of Central Processing Units (CPUs), the AMD and Intel rivalry has been going on for decades and has had its historic moments. The AMD Athlon

MyDegreePlan Maintenance Coming Soon

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A system upgrade for MyDegreePlan is coming soon! MyDegreePlan will be unavailable from Monday, Jan 30 through Friday, Feb 10 for installing a new version and testing. During this time you will not be able to view degree audits or plans. We will keep you updated on the process and alert you when it becomes

Open Web Sessions

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Attention Faculty and Staff: This is a reminder of our upcoming Open Web Sessions starting in January 2017. These sessions are drop-in sessions that allow you to get help with any web-related topics, including Drupal, FormAssembly, WordPress, etc.. All sessions take place in 431 French Hall.  The following is a list of the upcoming sessions: Thursday,