Apigee X platform replaces IBM API Connect v5 in U-M API Directory

University of Michigan Information and Technology Services is excited to announce that we have successfully transitioned the Application Programming Interface (API) Directory service to a new platform, Google’s Apigee X, and new API development can now begin. Apigee X is a high-performance API management product that provides an easy-to-use interface to make it easier than ever to develop… Read More »

GitLab pilot service to retire July 2023

U-M GitLab is a platform for managing code history and code changes that ITS began piloting in 2017. Last year, ITS launched a fully supported Git repository platform, U-M GitHub, that offers enterprise-level collaboration. U-M GitLab and U-M GitHub will continue to run in parallel until July 31, 2023. After this date, ITS will deactivate GitLab accounts and… Read More »

New U-M Google Storage limits in place

University of Michigan community members may notice a change in the amount of data they can store through their U-M Google accounts, but most users are not expected to have to reduce storage under the new limits.  Unlimited cloud storage is no longer an industry standard, as the model is unsustainable for companies. As such, Google decided in… Read More »

New Digital Signage Service website live

For more than a decade, Information and Technology Services has provided a platform for strong visual communication in a wide variety of campus settings through the Digital Signage service. Now the service website has been refreshed to bring you the most up-to-date information about Digital Signage and the benefits they bring to campus.  Digital signs support multiple types… Read More »

Former Pres. Ilves talks cybersecurity, restarting banking system, and farming during Distinguished Lecture Series

Former Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves has planted more than 19,000 trees on his family farm that dates back to the early 1700s. He’s also helped reboot the banking system after a Russian cyber attack on the country he was leading at the time.  “The first thing you must understand is – this was a DDOS attack, servers… Read More »

You’re invited to the Leadership in Technology: Distinguished Lecture Series

Join Dr. Ravi Pendse, vice president for information technology and chief information officer at U-M, for a conversation with Toomas Hendrik Ilves, the president of Estonia from 2006-16. The conversation will cover the intersection of technology and government, cybersecurity, and more — President Ilves was in office when Estonia was a victim of a massive cyber-attack, believed to have originated in Russia, in 2007.

Schedule Displays now available through the Tech Shop

Schedule Displays are now available for order through the Tech Shop. Schedule Displays are small, interactive touch panels that allow users to see what meetings are coming up in a specific space. These Schedule Displays are compact and simple to install. Licensing is covered at no additional cost. All you need to do is purchase the display and… Read More »

Save the date: Michigan IT Symposium is November 16-17

Join technology professionals across the Michigan IT community for the 2022 Michigan IT Symposium on November 16 and 17. This annual event creates connections between community members and showcases the innovation occurring across U-M’s campuses. This year’s event will be focused on how technology helps shape the future of learning, research, and care.

U-M GitHub now available to Ann Arbor, Flint, and Dearborn

Information and Technology Services now offers U-M GitHub Cloud Enterprise. This service brings advanced features of GitHub to users across University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Flint, and Dearborn campuses.  Having one enterprise cloud license for all of U-M allows users to access advanced features they may not have under a free instance, like access to GitHub Codespaces, security… Read More »

Hybrid meetings best practices

Hybrid meetings have become the norm as people have returned to campus while others work from home. That’s why Information and Technology Services created a guide to navigate those meetings. See a quick breakdown of the tips and best practices for how to get the most out of your hybrid meetings. The communications toolkit can help you share… Read More »

mFile will retire on May 2, 2022

Currently, about 4,000 members of the U-M community use mFile to access files they have stored in the U-M AFS. mFile, a web application originally introduced in 1998, relies on Cosign authentication and is not supported by the university’s newer weblogin software, Shibboleth. Learn more about the university’s transition away from Cosign. Select an alternative method for accessing… Read More »