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Recent Changes in Placing Institutional Orders for Apple Equipment

Posted on: July 13th, 2015 by Penny Rice

Besides University procurement policies, all Institutions of Higher Learning in Mississippi are required to follow the technology procurement policies set by the Mississippi Department of Information Technology Services (ITS). Recently, ITS changed how Apple equipment should be purchased. In short, rather than following the sole source procurement guidelines, as of July 1, Apple branded products […]

Support is Ending for Windows XP

Posted on: February 25th, 2014 by

On April 8, 2014, Microsoft ends support for Windows XP after more than 12 years of support.   After April 8, Windows XP will continue to work.   However, Microsoft will not be providing any updates that would protect you from malicious computer viruses.   As a result, the Office of Information Technology (IT) suggests departments prepare […]

End of an Era – Compaq Server Retired

Posted on: March 1st, 2012 by Deetra Wiley

March 2, 2012 will mark the end of an era within the University Data Center.  On that date, the Compaq ProLiant 6000 server that once powered the University’s E-form system will be officially retired from service.   This server was first put into production service in early 2000 and has served the University without any major […]