Oct. 3, 2014—Beginning Oct. 15 at 7 a.m., the Vanderbilt IT Network Security team will implement a change that imports a new certificate and will result in cost savings and improve support.
Oct. 2, 2014—Mac and Linux users should be on the lookout for any software updates sent in the coming days from Apple to address the Shellshock security bug.
Sep. 29, 2014—As a significant step in Vanderbilt IT’s efforts to improve OAK performance, only courses from fall 2013 onward will be available in OAK, effective Friday, Oct. 3.
Sep. 25, 2014—Vanderbilt IT, the Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning and Vanderbilt School of Medicine will host the 2014 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference’s Virtual Conference Sept. 30 through Oct. 2 at several locations across campus and the medical center.
Sep. 16, 2014—Vanderbilt plans to publish “soft records” for email servers Sept. 22 as part of the Sender Policy Framework. SPF empowers mail exchangers to differentiate between authorized Vanderbilt email servers and those merely posing as such.
Sep. 5, 2014—Hewlett-Packard has issued a recall on notebook computer and docking station AC power cords.
Sep. 3, 2014—VUIT and Blackboard employees are working to address performance issues with OAK exacerbated by heavy use at the semester's start, part of an overall effort to test and configure the application for optimal performance.
Sep. 2, 2014—Effective Oct. 1, Dell will provide Help Desk and clinical workstation support at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Aug. 25, 2014—Box, rolled out by Vanderbilt IT in April 2014, eases the process of collaboration and increases mobility by allowing users to share documents with one another and to access their documents from any device.
Aug. 22, 2014—Beginning Friday, Aug. 29, Vanderbilt students will be able to install Office 365 ProPlus free of charge on up to five devices, including PC, Mac, tablet and mobile.
Aug. 6, 2014—Vanderbilt IT removed the [External] tag from the subject lines of emails sent by Vanderbilt students through their Vanderbilt Gmail accounts effective Aug. 6, and will remove the tag from all other external emails on the evening of Aug. 11.
Jul. 18, 2014—Vanderbilt IT has developed tips for managing emails now marked [External].