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Earlier this month senior leadership at Ohio State engaged Apple’s Higher Education Team in an executive briefing at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California. The goals of the meeting were to: Better understand Apple’s vision for higher education and how it aligns with current initiatives at Ohio State
Recently, the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) announced it would be discontinuing its Client Computing Services for the university community on July 1, 2011. This service change included an end to the OCIO Hardware Warranty and Repair Service.
PGP Desktop 10.1.1 has been released. On August 21, the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) enabled PGP software update alerts and notifications were sent to each computer that has PGP Desktop installed.
PGP Whole Disk Encryption provides comprehensive full disk encryption for all data on desktops, laptops, and removable media. PGP protects data from unauthorized access, providing strong security for intellectual property, customer and partner data. A PGP license is required.
The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) is pleased to announce that the Identity and Access Management (IdM) team will begin go-live activities on August 9-12 to implement the final phase of the program’s first release.
Completion of these go-live activities result in:
With the release of eTimesheet and eLeave, university timekeeping processes will be simplified and streamlined. These web-based applications, developed in partnership by the offices of Business and Finance and Chief Information Officer, began rolling out across campus in June after several successful pilots within the colleges of Arts and Sciences and Engineering, as well as with Enrollment Services and Undergraduate Education.
A critical defect in one of the Identity and Access Management (IdM) system connectors was identified during the June 24-26 cutover activities prompting OCIO to suspend the launch of my.osu.edu until it can be resolved. The university community should wait for further announcement on its availability.
Due to maintenance costs and no foreseeable upgrade path to fully support Windows 7, the Office of the Chief Information Officer has discontinued selling, distributing, and supporting Symantec Ghost Solution Suite 2.5.
Ghost is an enterprise disk utility program for disk imaging and deployment. It was last updated in 2008 to support Windows 2000/XP/Vista; 2000/2003 Server.
The Office of the Chief Information Officer is retiring the university UseNet newsgroup service on April 4. The popularity of the service has dwindled dramatically since the evolution of the Web, social networks, blogs, mailing lists, and e-mail services.
If you have questions regarding this announcement, contact the IT Service Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 614-688-HELP (4357).
The Office of the Chief Information Officer recently launched a major update to Carmen, Ohio State’s online learning management system. The update, which expands on OCIO's Year of eLearning efforts, includes significantly redesigned user tools, which presents a great opportunity for instructors to learn more about these new and enhanced tools and broaden their use of Carmen.