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.
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.
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.
We’re constantly working to keep your personal information out of the hands of cybercriminals. That's why we’ve also enabled BuckeyePass as an extra layer of security for LabArchives, the cloud-based electronic lab notebook software.
We are excited to share that, beginning this fall, The Ohio State University will begin delivering university-configured Amazon Web Services (AWS). AWS provides secure, scalable cost-effective computing, storage and database resources in support of the university’s research, analytic and administrative goals. The OSU-configured AWS service will provide a number of benefits to faculty and staff, most notably:
Moritz College of Law is the newest member of the OCIO managed IT services family. Teams have been working together for months on some tech changes to help enhance the experience for faculty, staff, and ultimately students. Learn more about the work that is under way and the significant cost savings this partnership brings to the college.
In March some people celebrate St. Patrick’s Day or observe Lent, but for many sports fans one event is paramount above all others – March Madness, a.k.a. the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament. It’s not unheard of for people to take vacation time from work or skip classes to be sure they can see their favorite teams shine during the dramatic wrap up of the NCAA season.
IT Security is increasingly at the forefront in the modern world. Data breaches and IT security topics are in the news all the time. Users need to understand good cyber hygiene to prevent breaches from occurring.
Ohio State considers cybersecurity one of the university’s top priorities. Resources on our new website cybersecurity.osu.edu will teach you how to protect yourself and how to protect Ohio State.