IS&T now supports VMware Fusion 5 for the Mac and VMware Workstation 9 for Windows. VMware lets users install and manipulate supported operating systems in a virtualized environment.
Apple has released iOS 6. It's available as a free wireless update on a selection of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models.
The goal is to extend NERCOMP’s offerings to more geographically distant universities and also to faculty or others who aren’t able to attend the traditional one-day workshops.
IS&T has begun the process of retiring the Cyrus IMAP mail servers, MIT's legacy email service. This is the final phase of the Microsoft Exchange email/calendar service rollout, which began in 2008, with the objective of migrating all active accounts to the Exchange email environment.
This standalone service offers a clean user interface, advanced grade management options, integrated student photos, recitation and section support, and mobile device compatibility.
It’s important not to create an electronic “paper trail” when using browsers to view or download private information.
As a protective measure, MIT plans to retire its open wireless networks, MIT and MIT N. After the change, users will have three wireless options on campus: MIT GUEST, MIT SECURE and MIT SECURE N.
This version of the Cisco AnyConnect ICS+ app does not require your Android device to be "rooted" and can be downloaded directly to your device via Google's Play store.
IS&T recommends that community members continue to use their current version of VMware Fusion for the Mac or VMware Workstation for Windows until IS&T completes its testing and review of VMware's new releases.
This release, an update from version 2.4, provides improved security and OS compatibility. Current Windows VPN users will be upgraded to this latest version automatically upon connecting to MIT’s Virtual Private Network.