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What is eduroam?

Posted on: March 24th, 2015 by IT Security

eduroam (education roaming) is the secure worldwide federated network access service developed for the international research and education community. It provides per-user, per-session encrypted network access for visitors from participating institutions, without the need to gain guest credentials on arrival to an eduroam enabled location. The connectivity is instantaneous and the infrastructure is authenticated by the […]

Official Ole Miss App: Announcement of Survey Winners

Posted on: May 21st, 2012 by Deetra Wiley

In April, the University of Mississippi (UM) conducted a survey on the Official Ole Miss App ~ iPad Edition to gauge initial reactions and to gather input for future enhancements to the app. The survey was open to students, parents, employees, alumni, fans and other interested individuals who were age 18 or older. To be eligible to win, […]

UM Mobility Survey Participants Win $25 Amazon Gift Certificates!

Posted on: November 15th, 2011 by Deetra Wiley

The University of Mississippi (UM)  Office of Information Technology (IT) conducted the UM Mobility Survey in October 2011 to access the mobility needs of the University community.     The survey was open to students, parents, employees, alumni, fans and other interested individuals who were age 18 or older. It was posted in UM Today, OrgSync, Twitter, and […]

UM Mobile Site Reworked

Posted on: October 19th, 2011 by Robby Seitz

The UM Mobile site recently got a completely reworked layout.  Looking more like an app than a mobile website, the new layout features icons at the main and some secondary levels to make navigation easier. Behind the scenes, the visitor’s screen resolution is used to guess which version of the site (mobile or full) that […]

From Paper to Portable – Going Wireless with Mobile Asset Management

Posted on: August 10th, 2011 by Al Ling

An audit of a department’s property inventory can be a lengthy and sometimes frustrating process.  Property auditors from the Office of Procurement Services  arrive at the department, clipboards in hand, ready to search offices, closets, file cabinets, and other areas in an effort to locate all of the assets on their lists.  Once an asset is identified, […]

New Wireless Login Method

Posted on: July 27th, 2011 by Robby Seitz

Beginning Tuesday, August 2nd, users of the UM wireless network will have a new, more streamlined method for logging into the wireless network. The Network Management Team of the Office of Information Technology (IT) has been working throughout the summer to deploy a new WebID-based method of authentication that will eliminate the need for users to install client software onto their devices.  This new […]

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, […]

An Old Techie with a New Smartphone: Holiday Report

Posted on: January 18th, 2011 by kfg

by Kathy Gates In November, I took the plunge and bought an iPhone 4.  Up until then I used a very unimpressive “legacy” cell phone with no data plan, although I had an iPod Touch and could experience some of the benefits of a mobile device that way.  I chose Apple’s iPhone 4 mainly because […]