MIT has a diverse set of printing requirements and options. IS&T provides recommendations for buying the right printers to meet these requirements, instructions for printing, and access to printer repair services.
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Your MIT Kerberos account (sometimes called an Athena/MIT/email account) is your online identity at MIT. Once you set up your account, you will be able to access your MIT email, educational technology discounts, your records, computing clusters, printing services, and much more.
When you register for an account on MIT's Athena system, you create your MIT Kerberos identity.
The Virtual Private Network (VPN) assists with connectivity on and off campus. IS&T recommends and supports Cisco's AnyConnect VPN, a VPN client that works on a wide variety of operating systems and hardware configurations.
If your computer seems to be working fine, you may wonder why you should apply a patch. By not applying patches, you might be leaving the door open for malware to come in.
IS&T provides support for four administrative and academic applications: FileMaker, MySQL, Oracle, and Quick Base.
The IS&T Data Center provides an environmentally secure location for housing your servers and related equipment. Your servers will be provided with rack space, power, cooling, and network connectivity.
Athena "clusters" are public computer labs that are located throughout the MIT campus.
IS&T has partnered with four vendors to provide the MIT community with discounted pricing on several cellular telephone plans.