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Information Technology Services (ITS), in collaboration with the MAC Advisory Committee, announced on September 12, 2016 that we were evaluating macOS Sierra for on-campus use. This includes testing its compatibility with enterprise applications and UNCG standard hardware and network configurations. The evaluation process has been completed, and ITS has concluded that there are no major [Read More]

Microsoft is transitioning from offering a 32-bit version of Mac Office to offering only a 64-bit version. On August 22, Microsoft released an update that upgrades Office 2016 for Mac from 32-bit to 64-bit. (You can read more about the move to a 64-bit version in the Office developer blog.) What does this change mean [Read More]

Apple has announced that it will officially release macOS Sierra on September 20. Information Technology Services (ITS), in collaboration with the MAC Advisory Committee, is currently evaluating Sierra for on-campus use. This includes testing its compatibility with enterprise applications and UNCG standard hardware and network configurations. All Mac users are advised to wait a minimum [Read More]

Starting August 15th, UNCG faculty and staff will be able to access a wider selection of software directly from the MacApps volume on the campus network. In the past many Macintosh applications, licensed only for academic use, had to be installed by technical staff due to licensing and access restrictions. Recent changes in network organization [Read More]

Who: Faculty and staff with non-Nap capable computers that connect to the General Computing Network (GCN) wired and wireless networks What: Planned downtime for the NoNap GCN networks (10.78.x.x) When: Friday, July 29, 5:30 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. Why: The networks are being resized to allow for more devices. After the maintenance has been completed, all devices [Read More]