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UNCG Information Technology Services (ITS) has added Google Drive to the Google Vault retention and e-Discovery service for all UNCG G Suite accounts. This expands the Vault service that previously only handled email retention & e-Discovery. Vault will make it easier for all UNCG employees to retain copies of all work-related electronic documents, including those [Read More]

Cisco has announced some changes to the Webex platform, to take effect with the next regular product update. Included in this update are some significant changes to the user experience for Meeting Center and Event Center, as well as an overall naming change to their product lineup. These updates are scheduled to take place in [Read More]

{original post: June 25, 2018} Who: System administrators and/or app owners with services that utilize LDAP groups What: Transition to a new style of organization for groups in LDAP When: Transition period beginning June 29, 2018 and completing October 31, 2018 Why: The new style is being adopted to address a 64-character length limitation in [Read More]

Starting Friday, May 4, UNCG users have the ability to opt-in to the new Gmail experience. Users can choose to opt-in and out of the new Gmail experience until a future date yet to be specified. Information Technology Services (ITS) will communicate with UNCG users before the new experience becomes the default or only option. [Read More]

Who: Users of G-Suite Services (Gmail, Google Calendar, Drive, etc.) through a Chrome Browser What: An additional security verification screen during log on When: Monday, May 7 or soon after Why: Mandatory feature change implemented by Google to enhance account security On May 7th, or soon after, Google is releasing a feature in the Chrome [Read More]