Introducing eduroam – A New Way To Access Wireless On Campus And Around The World

Information Technology Services is happy to announce the launch of eduroam (which stands for educational roaming), a new wireless service which is available in academic and administrative buildings. This service has two main components – a new wireless network on our campuses and reciprocal access to this wireless network wherever it is being broadcast around the world. This […]

Software updates – October 2015

ITS continues to update the software available for students, faculty and staff on Northeastern-owned and personal computers around the university. New versions out now include: SPSS and Amos 23 Updates to the predictive analytics and statistical modeling solutions include new rules, models, database capabilities and more. On personal and Northeastern-owned, unmanaged computers the software is […]

Now available for students: OneDrive for Business

Last fall, Northeastern introduced free downloads of Microsoft Office for students through Microsoft Student Advantage Program, which is made possible by the university’s Office 365 license. As of this fall, students now also have free access to OneDrive for Business, the Office 365 cloud storage service. NOTE: OneDrive for Business is not the same as Microsoft’s […]

Introducing RemoteApp – A New Way To Use Applications

Starting today, September 9, 2015, a new virtual desktop service named RemoteApp is available to students, faculty and staff. This new service will replace the older technology behind the myApps virtual Windows desktop experience at the end of the Fall 2015 semester. With the new service, you remotely connect to our servers for virtual access to individual Windows […]

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From ATS: Fall 2015 Updates

Academic Technology Services is providing greater visibility into classroom technology, enhancing collaboration and learning spaces, piloting a new content creation tool, and reaching out for speakers at next year’s TEXPO. As a reminder, ATS provides classroom technology training throughout the year. New Classroom Website A new View The Classrooms site, which showcases classroom technology, is now […]

Coming Soon – new ITS services for Fall 2015

Information Technology Services works year-round to bring the Northeastern community new and enhanced technology and services. Starting this fall, ITS is rolling out a number of updates. Read on below for more information about how this will affect you. eduroam Transition to 64-bit Windows environment Upgrading to App-V 5.0 Switching faculty/staff email from to […]

New Software Available – Fall 2015

New and the latest versions of software are now available to the Northeastern community in ITS-managed labs, on Faculty/Staff Northeastern-managed computers and for local install. Software availability is based on the Fall 2015 image. If you are a faculty or staff member on a managed computer and are not seeing the latest software in Start or Software […]

Important Retirements: 32-bit Windows image, myApps, older versions of OS X

32-bit Northeastern-managed Windows computers Retiring June 30, 2016 Following the trend of the tech industry, ITS has been moving towards a 64-bit-only environment for desktops and laptops. Starting this semester, ITS will only offer a 64-bit version of the Windows image. As a whole, the industry has been shifting to 64-bit as it pushes the boundaries of new technologies, […]