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Following the monthly announcement of the Microsoft Patch Tuesday updates, our Security team  have the following bulletin covering vulnerable versions of Java, the Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) issue and a reminder about Adobe product updates. Read the rest of this entry »

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IT Services have recently been reviewing campus licences for all our software and specifically where “home use” rights are available. As such we have had to review and update our advice to staff and students. Read the rest of this entry »

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For followers of the IT Services Twitter feed, you will have seen regular announcements for Training sessions on the Microsoft Office suite of applications and other such wonders. Read the rest of this entry »

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A recent JISC report into email and collaboration services* in Higher Education found that 35% of UK universities are now using externally hosted services and of those, 88% are using the Microsoft Live@EDU offering.  Just over a year ago, the University of Reading went into partnership with Microsoft to supply a student email system to replace the previous in-house system.

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IT Services have deployed the automatic update to allow computers in the University domain to upgrade to Internet Explorer 8. The reasons for this are primarily to do with resolving issues with accessing Blackboard v9.1 Read the rest of this entry »

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The following changes to site licensed software have taken place over the summer vacation: Read the rest of this entry »

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Microsoft are replacing their Select license programme on the 1 July 2011 with a new programme called Select Plus. Read the rest of this entry »

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