February 18, 2019, by UNH IT Staff
The Safe Electronic Equipment Disposal (SEED) program provides for the disposal of University equipment containing data storage including computers, mobile devices, portable drives and hard drives. The UNH recycling vendor is certified in data protection and wiping to meet the requirements of USNH policy so that the device owner need not wipe prior to equipment disposal.
All scheduled collections are on a Tuesday. Requests to add equipment to a SEED collection must be submitted the previous...
February 14, 2019, by UNH IT Staff
Xtender Upgrade Provides New Features and Functionality
Xtender is getting a facelift! Over the next several months, UNH IT will upgrade ApplicationXtender (AX) from version 7 to version 16.3, as vendor support for the current version is ending. The latest version of AX is browser-independent (users are no longer tied to Internet Explorer), mobile-friendly (works on phones and tablets using the UNH VPN), and provides many modern features, which are listed below. Please check the Xtender Upgrade...
February 1, 2019, by UNH IT Staff
American adults spend an average of 11 hours a day looking at a screen.
We’ve always been fascinated by screens ever since the advent of television. Over the years, they’ve varied greatly in size, but portable devices forever changed the amount of time we spend endlessly gazing into an electronic abyss, interacting with media, commenting on social media posts, and writing and responding to texts, emails, and instant messages.
According to Marketwatch.com, American adults spend more...
February 1, 2019, by UNH IT Staff
Exchange Online provides faculty and staff with 100GB quota.
Since November 2018, UNH IT has been migrating all UNH faculty and staff email mailboxes to Exchange Online, an effort that will continue into fall semester until all 6500 faculty/staff mailboxes are moved.
The migration to Exchange Online will increase mailbox quotas to 100GB, and provides for easier collaboration between faculty, staff, and students, as everyone will be in the same email environment. In addition, this move...
January 30, 2019, by UNH Information Security Services
As the 2019 tax filing season begins, taxpayers need to be prepared for the heightened risk of tax-related scams and Identity Theft.
Simple actions like throwing away a receipt with a credit card number on it, unmonitored mailboxes with bills and statements, and confidential information thrown out instead of shredded can provide criminals with pieces of personal information. This information can be used to file a fraudulent tax return on your behalf in order to steal your refund or to steal...
January 22, 2019, by UNH IT Staff
UNH IT recently opened the IT Depot in MUB 213A, across from Granite Square Station Mailing Center. The IT Depot is currently open Monday through Friday, 12:00 to 4:00 PM and will facilitate hardware repairs, provide basic computer diagnostics, assist with consulting on technology purchases, and provide some software services for a fee.
Computer warranty repairs will no longer be managed on-site. For faculty and staff, warranty repairs will be handled by Connection. To protect university data...
January 17, 2019, by UNH IT Staff
Dear Members of the Campus Community,
The UNH Computer Purchasing Program Site is now live.
Students, faculty, and staff may now purchase Apple and Lenovo products at educational prices through the UNH Computer Purchasing Program. To begin, visit the Computer Purchasing Program website at https://www.unh.edu/it/unh-computer-purchasing-program
For institutional purchases, faculty and staff are advised to seek guidance from your IT Desktop Consultant, ATL or designated IT...
January 9, 2019, by UNH IT Staff
As we enter the new year, the processes for technology purchases and computer repairs have changed at UNH. A list of frequently-asked questions on these topics will be updated regularly and reflects information below.
Technology Purchases As reported by UNH Today, an online procurement system called UShopNH will be introduced in early 2019. This e-procurement system will include technology purchases once it comes online. During the interim (starting early January), UNH departments...
January 8, 2019, by UNH IT Staff
Cindy Cargill, UNH Business Relationship Manager
The UNH IT Project Management Office (PMO) introduced Business Relationship Management to maximize the value of the University technology portfolio. Business Relationship Management is designed to foster strong peer-to-peer relationships between Information Technology organizations and departmental technology users across UNH.
Business Relationship Management requires the oversight of a dedicated Business Relationship Manager (BRM), who...
December 17, 2018, by UNH IT Staff
National Cyber Security Awareness Month winners (top to bottom) with UNH Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer Stan Waddell:
Ken Cossette, Tucker Hurton, Martin England
In October, UNH Information Security Services hosted several National Cyber Security Awareness Month events. For each event, attendees were entered to win various raffle prizes. UNH Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer Stan Waddell presented prizes to recipients on Wednesday,...