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New Outlook for Mac

Available to Office 365 users, the new version of Outlook brings some features that were available on Windows only.

Google’s new “I AM” latino-centric domain .SOY

Aiming at the latino markets….

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) and is designed to engage and educate public and private sector partners through events and initiatives with the goal of raising awareness about cybersecurity and increasing the resiliency of the nation in the event of a cyber incident.  Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility, and everyone can take a few simple steps to make the Internet experience more secure.  Come back each week during

Connectivity issues with Destiny game at UTC

On rare occasion we get complaints about certain video games that are unplayable on the campus network, both when using ethernet or wifi.  Typically the problem manifests itself as lost connections or being completely unable to connect.  Most of the time these are issues with the game itself.  This post will explain what is happening and why. Typically the first concern is about there not being enough available bandwidth. 

NPR All Tech Considered

What do you want in your IT professionals here on campus? Listen to this article and let us know your thoughts. All Tech Considered A Good IT Person Needs To Be Half Technologist, Half Psychologist

ResNet computer help

Information Technology is preparing to welcome students back by providing computer and device help. If you need assistance with your device we look forward to helping you with your technology needs this academic year. Please see the attached poster for times we are available to help as well as a list of items we will be assisting students with. RESNET_poster3 (2)(1)

Samsung’s new 1TB SSD is based on latest 3D technology

and the drive is based on Samsung’s second generation V-NAND technology, in which storage chips are stacked vertically

‘Using TrueCrypt Is Not Secure’

That page includes instructions for helping Windows users transition drives protected by TrueCrypt over to BitlLocker, the proprietary disk encryption program that ships with every Windows version since Vista.

Tennessee Higher Education IT Symposium 2014

The 43rd annual Tennessee Higher Education IT Symposium is scheduled for May 4-6, 2014, and will be held at Chattanooga Choo-Choo located in Chattanooga, Tennessee. For directions to UTC, the Choo-Choo, and the Tennessee Riverboat: Click Here For more information about THEITS: Click Here  

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UTC Network Engineer Wins Contest

Christopher Howard, UTC Network Engineer, wins the Grand Prize for Intermapper’s Ultimate Probes Challenge.   “The contest was to write a probe for InterMapper.  InterMapper is what we use to monitor all of our switches/routers/wireless access points/etc on the network.  It can’t monitor every device under the sun out of the box, but it does include the ability to import probes.  The probes are just plugins that add support