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News: April 2017

On July 30, 2017 Red Hat is retiring the Red Hat Network Classic Hosted (RHN Hosted) service. Cornell's Red Hat Satellite Server and Cornell's Red Hat self-support site license will no longer be available on August 31, 2018. CIT is making the recommendation that everyone with a Red Hat...

Box has made it easier for users to find their most recently accessed content in both the new Box web interface and Box mobile apps. When working in a Box folder, you will find 'Recents' listed in the left sidebar. Clicking 'Recents' will take you to your most recently accessed content. 

This past week, WebEx users with recordings were emailed with information on how to either move and delete their recordings in WebEx, or delete them if they do not want them. Users will not be able to access their WebEx recordings in WebEx after June 30, 2017, when Cornell retires the WebEx...

The new Net-Print system, which launched January 10, promises to save at least a ton of paper during the spring semester, thanks to new ID card readers at 69 campus printers.

Debra Howell, director of IT for Infrastructure, Properties and Planning at Cornell, was elected to the executive board as the information officer for the New York State Chapter of the American Council on Education (ACE) Women’s Network during their annual conference April...

Box has improved features in Box Notes that help you and your team work more effectively. Learn different ways to collaborate with Box Notes including capturing meeting notes, group brainstorming, project planning, and to-do lists.

Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) at Cornell, a partner in the EYH Network, is a one-day conference for seventh- through ninth-grade girls aimed at stimulating a lifelong interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). This year's event takes place April 15 on the Cornell campus,...

Photoshop is an exciting program with diverse tools that make it ideal for a variety of projects. Use it to create photographic special effects, color-correct and remove blemishes, create web graphics, and more. In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to organize your Photoshop workspace...

This session is intended to give participants an overview of the Skype for Business and Zoom communication tools. At the end of the session, participants will be able to evaluate when to use Skype for Business or Zoom to connect with others as well as use the fundamental features in each...

Members of the IT@Cornell community interested in cloud architecture may want to investigate a new professional development course from SUNY Cobleskill: Amazon Web Services Academy. The institution has partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) as one of...

Users who try to access Box, including Box Notes, on either IE9 or 10 (including on the associated compatibility modes for these browsers and/or if IE11 is manually set to run as IE9 or IE10) will be blocked entirely from Box until they have upgraded to a supported browser. This will happen in...

The Electronic Signature service, using Adobe Sign, gives you the ability to send documents and collect signatures electronically for approval and is now available. Adobe Sign works within your existing systems and processes, and the e-signatures are secure and legal. You...

On April 7, 2017, changes will be made to Identity Management systems to support planned adjustments to Cornell email. The processing of changes to email routing made by individuals in Who I Am may be delayed.

The NorthEast Regional Computing Program (NERCOMP) Annual Conference was held March 27-29 in Providence, RI. This year’s focus was Community and Collaboration Come Together. Debra Howell, director of information...

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