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Read more at: Leaving Cambridge? Your Microsoft account will soon be closed – move it or lose it!
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Leaving Cambridge? Your Microsoft account will soon be closed – move it or lose it!

8 June 2018

If you will be leaving Cambridge at the end of this term, you need to take action now so that you won’t lose access to the data associated with your University of Cambridge Microsoft Account. This includes Office 365 apps, OneDrive and Exchange Online email.


Read more at: 2014: A review of UIS' inaugural year
University data network reached 1,000km lit fibre

2014: A review of UIS' inaugural year

2014 heralded a sea-change in how the University provides centralized digital information services. 31 March 2014 saw the first part of the formal merger of the Computing Service (UCS) and Management Information Systems (MIS) into the embryonic Information Services (UIS) department. On 1 August, the High Performance Computing Service (HPCS) officially joined UIS, completing the departmental merger. The new organisation is tasked with delivering the world class IT services necessary to support the future needs of teaching, learning and research at Cambridge.


Read more at: Streaming Media Service (SMS) gives content owners better access control

Streaming Media Service (SMS) gives content owners better access control

The SMS, which provides a quick, easy and free way for University users to host their online multimedia content, has just seen a major upgrade that brings several benefits for content owners and viewers alike…


Read more at: University Wi-Fi network (mostly) survives demands of Le Tour

University Wi-Fi network (mostly) survives demands of Le Tour

Following on from the article about the UIS Networks Division team’s work on realising the new public Wi-Fi network in Cambridge, you may be curious to know how it all went on the day Le Tour de France came to town.


Read more at: The race to the Tour de France start line
UIS team members and project partners

The race to the Tour de France start line

Monday 23 June 2014: Today sees the launch of a year-long pilot project to deliver free public Wi-Fi access within the City centre, as part of the ambitious government-funded Superconnected Cities project. The benefits to the public are obvious, but why and how did the University get involved?