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Volume 2, Issue 3

October 2008


New Email System (MyUMB) Replaces UMnet

The beginning of the Fall semester also marked the start of the transition from UMnet/ OpenWebmail to the new myUMB Mail email handling system for thousands of users across campus.  Advantages of the new system include a SIGNIFICANT increase in the amount of storage space... More...

Secure Transfer of Large Files Available to Faculty, Staff  AND Students

An article in the May, 2008 issue of CITS Bits announced the release of access to the Accellion Secure File Transfer Appliance to all UMB faculty and staff.  We are now pleased to announce the extending of these privileges to students as well... More...

Discounts on Cell Phones—Some for a Limited Time Only

We are pleased to announce that several cellular vendors (Sprint/Nextel, AT&T and Verizon) have offered some discount packages for equipment and cellular service for personal use of faculty, students and staff... More...

The Mediasite Solution

You may have heard that there is a campus-wide technology being used for capturing lectures and other content.  The University has purchased and has been using Mediasite, from Sonic Foundry, Inc... More...

iTunes U at UMB

Have you ever watched those joggers blithely running along listening to whatever on their iPods?  Maybe you are one of them.  Now there is something new we can all listen to, or even watch, while exercising--or not... More...

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)--the What, the Why, and the Competitive Advantage

You may have heard about the VoIP project, or better yet you may have received a new telephone with additional features and functionality.  CITS has been working on upgrading and advancing the voice and data communication infrastructure... More...

CITS Provides Guidance in Selecting Handheld Devices

In order to assist users in determining what handheld device they might purchase, CITS has established a recommendation that we want to share.  For those individuals that are planning the purchase of a handheld device... More...

An Enhanced Tool for Website Development

In October, 2008 the Site Executive Content Management System (CMS) is being upgraded to the latest version 4.1 by the CITS Web Development Department.  More...

CITS Continues to Move Ahead on Campus IT Plan

lThe Campus Information Technology Steering Committee met on September 4, 2008 to hear a report by the Center for Information Technology Services regarding progress made towards completing the prioritized tasks More...

Last updated on October 2, 2008

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