ITS News

In recognition National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Information Technology Services is hosting a Cyber Security Pledge campaign this October to educate individuals about online security and protection from cyber threats.

The Research Computing Center, previously known as the High Performance Computing Center, moved under ITS in December of 2012 in order to better support university-wide research projects and help Florida State University researchers save valuable time and money.

A recent ITS survey shows that faculty and staff consider ITS an important contributor to the success of FSU and want more information regarding ITS services and projects. Read a summary of the Spring 2013 ITS Services & Communications Study research results for more findings.

All myFSU student and alumni email accounts will upgrade to Microsoft Office 365 in August 2013. Office 365 delivers cloud-based email and calendar tools that provide additional storage space and integrated collaboration tools to FSU students and alumni.

The public computer lab managed by Information Technology Services located in room 026 of the Strozier Library basement will close permanently on July 19, 2013.  To help meet student computing needs additional PC and Mac desktops and laptops will be added in Strozier and Dirac Libraries during the Fall 2013 semester.

The Faculty & Staff community in myFSU portal opened April 22, 2013. myFSU portal is a personalized gateway into important online tools and applications at FSU. Faculty and staff can use the portal to view personal HR data, manage work lists and access other job-specific applications and links.

myFSU Student Central is Florida State University’s new comprehensive, integrated student information system. The web-based system manages all student academic, financial and personal information, and it has been rolling-out in phases since late last fall.

SkyDrive for Live Mesh customers

Windows Live Mesh will be retired on February 13, 2013. After this date, remote desktop and peer-to-peer syncing will stop working. The folders you synced to online storage for Mesh, called “Mesh synced storage” or “SkyDrive synced storage,” will no longer be available...

Florida State University is about to get a throttle boost thanks to a National Science Foundation grant. The grant will fund the development of the Nolenet Express-lane, a dedicated, high-speed pipeline that will speed up data transmission rates among Florida State University researchers and their collaborators.

During the break, on Thursday, December 27th, 2012, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Information Technology Services (ITS) will  update the faculty and staff email system. During this timeframe, intermittent connectivity issues may be experienced.