Communication & Collaboration

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Seminole Cable Vision is provided as an amenity to all resident hall tenants. SCV is also available to FSU departments through agreements with our local provider (Comcast). SCV offers over seventy channels of entertainment, sports, news, and cultural programming.

Information Technology Services offers two different options for departments who require cellular service. These options give departments and employees the most flexibility in choosing the cellular solution that works for them.

Programming, setting-up, scheduling and activation of conferencing features and/or meet-me conference sessions. Options include: Six-way, Meet Me Conference, and Conference Phone rental.

FSU Directory Assistance options include departmental, student, and employee listings. You can access these directories through our web directory, by dialing 0 from a 644 or 645 campus telephone line, or by calling (850) 644-2525.

ITS has two directory service offerings. Microsoft's Active Directory is a centralized and standardized system for Microsoft Windows hosts that automates network management of user data, security, and distributed resources and enables inter-operation with other directories. The enterprise fsu.edu Active Directory is hosted and managed by Information Technology Services. ITS also provides enterprise LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) services to enable the searching and browsing of directory information in its central information systems. The LDAP service is used for authentication by many university information systems as well as for address look ups by some email clients.

This service allows files to be exchanged with other users when the size of the file is too large to be an e-mail attachment. It can also be used to transfer files that would normally be transferred using FTP or SFTP between two people.

DocuSign is a cloud-based document management solution allowing users to send, sign and manage documents electronically.

Email accounts are available via Microsoft Office 365 for students, faculty and staff. Accounts include email, calendaring, contacts and more.

Central management, maintenance, design, billing, and customer service for a campus wide Emergency Blue Light Telephones (EBLT).

Need to protect your website? Enterprise SSL certificates are available to all Florida State University departments and organizations with a Web presence. SSL certificates create an encrypted connection so data can be transmitted safely and securely.

University-wide official events calendar. View featured University activities, events, and meetings across campus and throughout the Florida State community.

Mailing list/listserv services are provided through the use of the Mailman software package. There is a web-based administrative interface for list administrators. Lists can be moderated or unmoderated. All e-mail going to the lists are scanned for viruses and spam prior to delivery. List members can self-register or be administrator-added, depending on the list configuration.

Mass emails can be sent to large subsets of the FSU community—such as all students or all faculty—to share important, university-wide news.

myFSU Mobile keeps you in touch with The Florida State University from wherever you are. myFSU Mobile's suite of apps keeps you connected to events on the FSU campus via mobile devices. This mobile app is available free to everyone, including parents, the general public, and campus visitors.

Office 365 is a cloud-based suite of productivity tools—including email, calendaring and group collaboration—powered by Microsoft and free to use for Florida State University students, faculty and staff.

FluidReview, Florida State University's application development and management system, is available at no cost to any university college or department. With FluidReview you can manage scholarship, grant or admission applications from beginning to end without the need for other forms of tracking or communication.

SharePoint Online is a cloud-based collaboration tool that makes it easy to create sites and share information with colleagues inside or outside of FSU.

Skype for Business is an enterprise communications platform for real-time collaboration. Features include instant messaging, audio calls, video calls, Web conferencing and desktop sharing.

Information Technology Services provides University departments with a wide range of telephone services and support including:
Land-line Telephone Services (Centrex), Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP), Voicemail Service, Automatic Call Distribution (ACD), maintenance and repair.

fla.st is a free URL shortening service for Florida State University. Any official Florida State University fsu.edu Web page – such as its.fsu.edu or cob.fsu.edu – can be shortened to a fla.st/ URL, or link.

ITS operates a web content management system which supports the development of customized web applications. This is provided through the use of Drupal software. Web sites come with FSU-approved templates and basic instruction in the use of Drupal is provided.

On-demand scanning of departmental web sites utilizing IBM Rational Policy Tester enables the University IT Security Team to identify and report to site owners any pages or online forms that are not adequately safeguarding personal identifying or financial data that is protected by University policies, federal laws, or Florida statutes.

ITS hosts the main university web site www.fsu.edu as well as some departmental web sites on the www.fsu.edu server. Departmental websites hosted in this fashion typically have a URL of the form departmentname.fsu.edu.

WebDAV-enabled personal web sites are available for use upon request. The Web sites are located at myweb.fsu.edu/FSUID.