Ohio State is in the process of migrating our email accounts from local servers to Exchange Online from Microsoft. Exchange Online will increase email storage, simplify integration with other MS Office services and improve stewardship of our resources by leveraging the high-quality cloud services that are now available.
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In April, Adobe announced that Adobe Spark Premium will be FREE for higher education institutions like Ohio State. All students, faculty, and staff can access this service beginning Friday, July 1. OCIO and Enterprise Security have implemented extra security and set up the service so you can use your existing Ohio State credentials as your Adobe ID.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new data protection privacy standard for individuals within the European Union (EU) that goes into effect on May 25. It also applies to the export of personal data to organizations outside the EU, including Ohio State.
To learn more about our approach to implementing GDPR, read Ohio State’s GDPR interim statement (osu.edu/privacy/gdpr.html).
Should you receive any external GDPR inquiries, please direct them to the IT Service Desk at 614-688-4357 (HELP) or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) has been ramping up Wi-Fi coverage across regional campuses. The team expanded Wi-Fi at Mansfield in the past few years, even reaching some outdoor locations. This summer they will be adding access points in Marion and Lima in preparation for the Digital Flagship iPad deployment. At Newark, the OCIO is tackling a new network challenge: establishing Wi-Fi services and turning off an existing wireless system.
The latest edition of the Enterprise Project Digest was shared with the Ohio State community to provide updates about the project’s work. Check out the EP Digest archive to read the April issue. This issue includes news about how stakeholder feedback is collected during customer confirmation sessions and an update on how the Faculty Advisory Committee (FAC) is representing the specific interests of faculty throughout the work of the Enterprise Project.
The Enterprise Project Digest is distributed monthly, and those who are interested in additional information are encouraged to subscribe.