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We heard you! Duo “Remember Me” coming May 13

More than 7,500 people at U-M used two-factor for Weblogin this tax season, ensuring extra protection for their online W-2s. A number of people, including some of you, have said they would turn on two-factor for Weblogin if it were a bit more convenient. In particular, people want Duo to remember their devices. Well, we heard this loud… Read More »

UM-Flint improves and expands WiFi networks

By | April 25, 2017

Starting this past semester and leading into spring, Flint ITS has begun a major upgrade to the campus WiFi network. This upgrade will provide the highest standards of wireless network performance and security, as well as providing service to a greater number of wireless devices. At this time, ITS has performed upgrades or installed network in the first… Read More »

Try these alternatives to Adobe apps

Does your unit use Adobe apps? Whether you need to design and publish print material like catalogs and magazines or produce digital graphics and videos, there is a growing need for software that supports creative asset development at U-M. Historically, industry-standard applications like Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign were bundled with Adobe Creative Suite and available to license… Read More »

MTS returns!

By | April 1, 2017

Some people have email requirements that don’t fit neatly into the university’s two solutions, Google Mail (for the academic side) and Microsoft Exchange (for Michigan Medicine). To address those needs ITS has brought up an instance of the long-retired Michigan Terminal System (MTS), and provided access to its email tool $MESSAGESYSTEM. MTS is one of the first time-sharing computer operating… Read More »

WiFi update

The WiFi Project team continues to upgrade buildings across campus. Visit the project website for additional information. Recently completed: GG Brown, Walgreen Drama Center/Stamps, Engineering Research Bldg. 1, Engineering Research Bldg. 2 Currently under construction:  Dental Bldg. Lay Automotive Engineering Laboratory,  East Hall, Nuclear Engineering Lab, West Hall, Ross School of Business, School of Social Work, Gerstacker Bldg.,… Read More »

Michigan Medicine tightens network security

By | March 21, 2017

Michigan Medicine is tightening the security for its wired and wireless networks to ensure that only authorized and inventoried computing devices can connect to internal resources. The network project is part of a year-long program to make the IT environment within the academic medical center as secure as possible for all patients, faculty, and staff. The program also… Read More »

Annual Esri academic site license renewed

By | March 17, 2017

March is the month when U-M’s Esri academic site license renews each year. This includes licensing for ArcGIS for Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, CityEngine, and a wide variety of other Esri products. The university-wide concurrent license server has already been updated, however, users relying on annual single-use licensing will need to re-authorize their installations by the end of the… Read More »

MiDatabase announces reduced rates

We are pleased to announce new reduced rates for MiDatabase. These rates went into effect in January and were included in each unit’s ITS Services rate letter. New Rate Information Memory 1GB RAM $7.25/month Storage Replicated (10GB) $0.735/month Non-Replicated (10GB) $0.6825/month Shared Database Server Up to 50 GB database No charge Example Builds Dedicated MiDatabase Sample Configurations Dedicated… Read More »

Reminder: March 6 M-Pathways upgrade

By | February 26, 2017

UPDATE 3/2/2017: The M-Pathways PeopleTools 8.55 Upgrade for HRMS was canceled due to issues encountered during final testing. A new date for the upgrade will be announced soon. ITS is upgrading the PeopleTools technology behind M-Pathways to version 8.55. This upgrade will bring a new look and feel to navigation within M-Pathways. This change will impact everyone who… Read More »