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  • Microsoft Upgrades to Home Use Program

    February 14th, 2017
    Microsoft has recently made changes to the Home Use Program benefit. This affects UA faculty and staff only. 1) Ability to purchase both versions of Office:  Beginning November 1st, 2016, Software Assurance customer employees who are eligible* to buy Office for their personal devices through the HUP benefit will be allowed to purchase one (1) copy of Office Professional Plus 2016 AND one (1 ) copy of Office Home and Business 2016 for Mac. Previously, employees could purchase only one version of Office when using the HUP benefit, and can now purchase both. The purpose of this change is to incre...Read More
  • Mathematica Free On-Line Event Presented by Wolfram

    September 22nd, 2016
    On October 11th and 13th join Wolfram developers and staff for a free online event and see brief, fast-paced talks that will amaze you regarding the latest developments in Mathematica since Version 10!  Your registration gives you access to both webinar dates.  When October 11, 2016 - 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. US EDT (2:00 p..m - 3:30 p.m. GMT) Webinar Day 1 - Overview plus presentations on major new areas including: 3D printing computational audio machine learning neural networks October 13, 2016 - 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. US EDT (2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. GMT) Webinar Day 2 - Short talks about specific...Read More
  • FREE Education Advisory Board (EAB) IT Forum Subscription Access

    August 11th, 2016
    The Education Advisory Board (EAB) finds and develops best practices to address education’s top challenges. Their research forums share proven, peer-tested ideas from colleges and universities around the world, and the Office of the CIO has purchased a subscription to their IT Forum. Take advantage of EAB's research and insights, resources and tools, events and webinars, and blog.   IT Professionals and the UA community at large can sign up for this subscription service at www.eab.com and register as a New User. Click here for more information. Read More
  • X-Win 32 No Longer Offered by UA Bookstores

    August 11th, 2016
    X-Win 32 is no longer offered by UA Bookstores. You can still obtain this product on your own via the vendor StarNet Communications. Educational discounts are available for faculty/staff ($145) and students ($69.95). Classroom/Labs license packs start at $1375.00 for a 25-user license. Read More
  • Homeland Security Warns Windows PC Users to Uninstall Quicktime

    April 18th, 2016
    The Department of Homeland Security and a top cybersecurity firm have advised Windows PC users to uninstall Apple's Quicktime video player immediately after two new bugs were found in the software.  In a blog post published Thursday, the Trend Micro security firm said that Apple was no longer issuing security updates for Quicktime for Windows, despite the presence of the bugs. Trend Micro said the bugs could be used to launch attacks on PCs if users visit a compromised web page or open a tained file.  Trend Micro said it was not aware of any cases where the bugs had been exploited by hackers....Read More

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