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Archive for April, 2011

SAP/myOleMiss Upgrade Complete

Posted on: April 24th, 2011 by Robby Seitz

This weekend’s SAP and myOleMiss upgrade has been completed, and you may begin using the system.  IT staff will be monitoring the system to assure that all functionality is working properly.

UM Wireless Network Update

Posted on: April 14th, 2011 by Deetra Wiley

The University of Mississippi (UM) wireless network began in 2007 and, over time, has expanded to include more than 70 buildings.  The wireless network is managed by the Office of Information Technology (IT) and currently consists of 822 wireless access points, a number that grows daily.  The most recent additions came this past fall when […]

Never Miss the Bus

Posted on: April 14th, 2011 by sshakya1

Oxford University Transit buses are now GPS enabled for real-time tracking, and riders can get bus schedule information  using their computers or smart phones.  Riders can now stay on schedule, plan their travel, and never miss a bus again. The O.U.T. buses’ real-time transit information is made available by NEXTbus, a transit management solution provider […]

Online Tutorials

Posted on: April 14th, 2011 by Robby Seitz

People often want to know what online resources are available to help them get up to speed on new software. To help answer that, we have just compiled a list of tutorials, how-tos, and video demonstrations for some popular programs.  Among these are Outlook 2010 (which many employees will begin using with the current Exchange […]

Firefox 4 – Not Recommended

Posted on: April 5th, 2011 by Penny Rice

You may have recently read about or been prompted to upgrade your Web browser to Firefox version 4.  This new version of Firefox, released on March 22, 2011, has been causing its own share of headaches on the UM campus in recent days. Firefox 4, on both the Windows and Mac platforms, is not compatible […]

Important News About Employee Email

Posted on: April 5th, 2011 by

Faculty and staff email accounts will be migrated from the current email system, to Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 by August 1, 2011. Introduction to Exchange Server 2010 The Office of Information Technology (IT) is pleased to announce that faculty and staff email will be migrated from the current email system to Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, […]