Category Archives: 2012 December IS Newsletter

Changes Coming for myNEU Electronic Accounts

Information Technology Services will be introducing several changes to myNEU electronic accounts for admitted undergraduate and enrolled students during the spring semester. The same changes were successfully introduced to faculty and staff in August of 2011. The following changes will be introduced for students: Account Name New members of the community will be allowed to […]

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Digital Media Commons

The Digital Media Commons serves the entire Northeastern community, providing crucial workspaces, technology, research and collaboration spaces along with technical and Library resources. The DMC provides new access to high-end and specialized hardware and software previously only available to members in specialized programs. Now capabilities in animation, GIS, CAD, high-quality printing, video and audio production […]

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Information Services Recommends Community Members Wait to Migrate to Windows 8

Information Technology Services is making Windows 8 Enterprise available for early adopters, but strongly recommends delaying the transition. Information Technology Services recommends that members of the Northeastern community wait to move to Windows 8. As is the case with most new operating system releases, IS anticipates that there will be incompatibilities with current software offerings […]

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High-Speed Backbone Network Upgrade Complete

As demand for bandwidth continually increases across the University’s network, Information Technology Services is pleased to announce the completion of a year-long implementation of the new high-speed network backbone.  All academic and residential buildings on the main campus have been upgraded to the fully redundant 10 gigabit Ethernet network backbone.  This new network, built with […]

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Northeastern Joins the InCommon Federation

Northeastern recently became a member of the InCommon Federation. The InCommon Federation serves the U.S. education and research communities, supporting a common framework for trustworthy shared management of access to online resources. Through InCommon, members of the Northeastern community will be able to access additional resources hosted by other institutions (research institutions, vendors, etc.) while […]

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Requesting Help from Information Services

Did you know that Northeastern faculty, staff, and students can use myHelp to engage Information Technology Services? You can use my Help to report a computer, media, or software problem (an incident), request information or access to an existing product or service (a Service Catalog request), or submit an RFC (request for change to add, […]

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