Now you can manage your DS-Print account online, via UIS’s new secure portal. ‘My DS-Print’ allows you to check your balance, apply top-ups with a credit or debit card, and search your transaction history. The secure service also uses Raven authentication, giving you peace of mind and a one-stop shop via a single login.
UIS provides the University’s Board of Examinations with a bespoke desktop solution for enabling students with additional needs to sit their exams using a computer instead of handwriting their answers.
UIS has implemented a cloud-based solution to help protect the University’s critical business systems against distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. We’ll use Cloudflare, our chosen solution, to monitor and protect the main University website in the first instance, and investigate the possibility of expanding its coverage to include other websites in future.
A more efficient helpdesk service, regular IT updates and a programme to replace old computers have been planned in response to feedback from UAS staff.
The University Training Booking System (UTBS) received a major upgrade in September, including a facelift, mobile responsiveness and efficiency improvements requested by end users.
The second set of Bright Ideas campaign winners received their prizes at a low-key presentation event at the RNB on Friday 12 August.
Have you accessed the University IT Service Catalogue yet? With a new design and URL, the Service Catalogue will be coming to you soon.
At the end of June we made our 300th Falcon site live, with a further 70 sites in development.
UIS's Bob Franklin provided a round-up of developments in the Cambridge University Data Network (CUDN) for the April Techlink seminar, including an outlook for PoP upgrades during 2016–2017.
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09 February 2017: After the major functionality release in December, a number of other functionality enhancements and usability improvements is now being released.