Center for Information Technology Services

Hot Technologies for YOU to Use

Here are three excellent technology tools that are presently available to UMB faculty and staff.  Simply follow the links given here and you can be on your way to some new high-tech work habits.

  1. Accellion -- The Accellion Secure File Transfer Appliance provides a secure way to send large files to recipients both inside and outside the University without affecting your email storage quotas  Once activated, your myUMB ID and Password combination can be used. For more details as well as information on how to use the new service, visit this link:
  1. Unified Messaging – When you have Unified Messaging, a copy of any voicemail message received on your office telephone is automatically sent to your email Inbox as a .wav (“wave”) file attachment.  You would then simply open your email message, click on the attachment, and the voicemail message would begin to play.  The only requirement is a computer with speakers so that you will have the audio capability needed to listen to your voicemail.  To apply for Unified Messaging, complete and submit the request form you will find at:
  1. WebVPN --  WebVPN is a technology that provides a secure working connection between your home computer and your office desktop, requiring  nothing more complicated than the web browser on your home computer. Installation instructions and FAQs can be found at

If you need more information, or have trouble gaining access to any of the technologies described above, simply contact the ASC Help Desk—email: or telephone 410-706-HELP.