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IT series: Keeping Otago’s work safe

Thursday, 3 August 2017 10:06am

The University of Otago’s growing ability to be a truly global citizen is the direct result of advances in IT. In the third of a three-part series, the Otago Bulletin Board looks at how information is being stored to keep it safe.

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IT series: Cutting-edge technology helps researchers stay on top

Wednesday, 2 August 2017 9:07am

The University of Otago’s growing ability to be a truly global citizen is the result of advances in IT. In the second of a three-part series, the Otago Bulletin Board talks to ITS about the difference these advances are making to Otago’s research output.

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IT series: Bigger, faster technology at Otago

Tuesday, 1 August 2017 11:30am

The University of Otago’s growing ability to be a truly global citizen is the direct result of advances in Information Technology.

In the first of a three-part series, the Otago Bulletin Board explores these advances.

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New IT grad school meets urgent need

Friday, 7 March 2014 11:54am

SIGNAL - is the new ICT Grad School for the South Island. With studios in Dunedin and Christchurch, SIGNAL offers a host of innovative post-grad programmes for those wanting to shift into an IT role, or extension for those already in IT roles.

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Lecture Theatre Upgrades Mid-Semester Break 2017

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 3:46pm

Mid-semester might be quiet around campus for some, but not for the busy Lecture Theatre team who have been upgrading facilities while students are away.

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ITS Service Statistics for April 2017

Friday, 16 June 2017 12:35pm

The most recent statistics for Service Desk calls, Student IT services, IT Training, website and FAQ system usage, Syncplicity and High Capacity Storage (HCS), systems availability metrics, eduroam connections, Tuakiri login activity, NeSI Otago high speed data transfer activity, wireless access, and network upgrade are now available to view online.

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Retiring ITS staff clock up 100 years’ work experience at Otago

Monday, 12 June 2017 11:21am

Five retiring ITS staff clock up 100 years’ experience working at the University of Otago.

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ITS Service Statistics for March 2017

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 11:27am

The most recent statistics for Service Desk calls, Student IT services, IT Training, Information Security incidents, and wireless access are now available to view online.

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BLACKBOARD gets easier

Tuesday, 9 May 2017 12:10pm

From lecture notes to links to lecture records, BLACKBOARD contains it all, and has just got easier to use.

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ITS Service Statistics for January 2017

Tuesday, 14 March 2017 11:48am

The most recent statistics for Service Desk calls, IT Training, Teaching & Learning, Information Security incidents, website and FAQ system, Syncplicity Sync & Share/HCS (Isilon) utilisation, systems availability metrics, backup services, virtualisation, Internet traffic, eduroam connections, Tuakiri activity, and network upgrade migration are now available to view online.

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ITS Service Statistics for February 2017

Friday, 7 April 2017 3:11pm

The most recent statistics for Service Desk calls, Student IT services, IT Training, Teaching & Learning, Information Security incidents, website and FAQ system, Syncplicity Sync & Share/HCS (Isilon) utilisation, systems availability metrics, backup services, Internet traffic, eduroam connections, Tuakiri activity, Otago High Speed Data Transfer activity, wireless access, and network upgrade migration are now available to view online.

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ITS Service Statistics for November 2016

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 3:47pm

The most recent statistics for printing volumes, Service Desk calls, Student IT services, IT Training, Information Security incidents, website and FAQ system, Syncplicity Sync & Share/HCS (Isilon) utilisation, Infrastructure and Applications dashboard, virtualisation and critical systems availability, systems availability metrics, backup services, Internet traffic, Tuakiri activity, Otago High Speed Data Transfer activity, and network upgrade migration are now available to view online.

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Otago Capture upgrade: Classroom Capture being replaced by Capture+ systems for lecture recording

Thursday, 2 March 2017 2:35pm

The upgrade brings improved reliability, the ability for lecturers to livestream their lectures, and more.

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Top up your uniFLOW student printing account online

Monday, 27 February 2017 9:56am

Uniprint have now set up a credit card gateway for students to use for adding funds to their student printing uniFLOW accounts.

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University of Otago researchers join the international high-speed data superhighway

Friday, 17 February 2017 9:53am

Researchers already influencing global leaders have now started another world-leading project thanks to cutting-edge technological advances at the University of Otago.

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The University of Otago is at the technological frontier

Friday, 17 February 2017 11:34am

University of Otago researchers can now send and receive enormous amounts of data at ultra-fast speeds to stay at the forefront of their field, prompted by Dunedin gout researchers wanting to develop IT capability in New Zealand. The researchers needed to receive up to 100 terabytes of data from the United States, send it in chunks for processing at a NeSI supercomputer in Auckland, then get the results back to Dunedin.

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New Blackboard Administration for Staff application released

Friday, 10 February 2017 9:28am

The updated self-service application allows Blackboard paper coordinators to roll over their own papers and register new papers.

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ITS Service Statistics for June 2016

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 2:33pm

The most recent statistics for printing volumes, Service Desk calls, Student IT services, IT Training, eConferencing numbers, Information Security, web and FAQ usage, Syncplicity, virtualisation, systems metrics, backup service, Internet traffic, eduroam, and Tuakiri are now available to view online.

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ITS 50 Years Celebration - Saturday 3 September 2016

Thursday, 4 August 2016 12:04pm

ITS are celebrating 50 years of providing services to the University of Otago. A celebration day will be held on Saturday 3 September with a special programme of events and you are warmly invite to attend.

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ITS Service Statistics for April 2016

Thursday, 9 June 2016 4:46pm

The most recent statistics for printing volumes, Service Desk calls, Student IT services, IT Training, eConferencing numbers, Iweb and FAQ usage, Syncplicity, virtualisation, systems metrics, backup service, imVision network patching, Internet traffic, eduroam, Tuakiri, and network upgrade progress are now available to view online.