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Information Technology Services (ITS), in collaboration with the MAC Advisory Committee, announced on October 4, 2016 that the evaluation of macOS Sierra for on-campus use had been completed and that upgrading to macOS Sierra was approved. We are now advising that all clients proceed with the upgrade to the latest version of macOS Sierra, currently [Read More]

UNCG is working with UNC Chapel Hill to expand availability of their high performance computing (HPC) resources to UNCG. These are resources that can be used for computationally intensive research and instructional needs. UNCG faculty, research staff, graduate students, technology support staff and others interested in high performance computing  are invited to an Interest Meeting [Read More]

Who: Staff and vendors that need access to secure resources to conduct business What: Downtime for vendorvpn.uncg.edu (Vendor VPN Appliance) When: Tuesday, April 18, 6:30 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. Why: Software upgrade for Vendor VPN Appliance The software on the Vendor VPN appliance will be upgraded. There will be downtime for VPN clients as the device is [Read More]

On April 3, 2017, UNCG will modify its email security practices to reject 25% of email failing DMARC evaluation. This change follows a month long period (since March 1st) in which 50% of emails that failed DMARC evaluation were classified as spam. At the request of UNCG’s administration in 2016, Information Technology Services (ITS) began [Read More]

An upcoming update to the Firefox browser will result in Google Hangouts temporarily not having video and audio functionality. Google is aware of the issue and is working to develop a solution. Firefox will be upgrading to Firefox version 52, which is scheduled to be released on March 7.  Firefox 52 will no longer support [Read More]