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UTC network supports highest ever student, faculty, and staff demand for internet bandwidth

As many know, Apple released iOS 7 today at 1pm eastern. Due to the popularity of Apple devices, many organizations saw an enormous spike in internet traffic. UTC was no exception. At UTC users are required to register their devices before being able to access the internet on campus. This gives us the ability to see exactly what types of devices are being used by students, faculty, and staff.

Results of Android Malware Protection Testing

A list of AV products for Android and how well they protect.   http://www.av-test.org/en/tests/mobile-devices/android/jul-2013/

Apple Announces a Trade-in Program For Third-Party Chargers

you can trade in your third-party adapter and purchase an official Apple charger at a ‘special price’ — $10 USD   http://apple.slashdot.org/story/13/08/06/226230/apple-announces-a-trade-in-program-for-third-party-chargers

Firefox 23

Mozilla has released a new version of Firefox, all users should upgrade. https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/ https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/23.0/releasenotes/

New UTC Website live

Checkout UTC website at www.utc.edu.

Issues Logging on to UTC Online – Blackboard

If you are still having trouble logging in to UTC Online, please change your password.  If you do not know your password, you should follow the prompts at the following link: Get help with password problems. Otherwise, instructions for changing your password can be found in this Knowledge Base article. UTC Online Administrator Center for Online/Distance Learning   See also previous story about password changes.

My Favorite Freeware Sites (Windows)

My top 3. Gizmo’s Freeware – Ranked choices based upon function. Ninite – Install the most popular freeware via one app, pick and choose. Filehippo – Greater selection than Ninite but install one at a time.

Firefox 22 Released

Mozilla has released Firefox 22 that fixes 14 vulnerabilities. You can download it from Slug.

New Password Self-Service Site Now Available

I am just reposting parts of an email from our CIO, Tom Hoover. “This service will replace our current change and forgot password process. So the next time you have to change your password you will use IAM.” You will setup some security questions allowing you to reset your password in case you forget it. https://iam.utc.edu

Web Site Redesign – project news

IT Web Services Team is engaged in redesigning the University web site and implementing an easy to use web contents management system. Web Services projects including a total UTC web site redesign by University Relations and an easy to use web content management solution (using Omniupdate) are on target for Go Live in late summer 2013. This will include a fresh, accessible, and mobile ready University public web site,

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