News archive - 2016


December 2016

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news thumbnail image 24hr IT helpline available over Christmas and Computer Centre closure dates 07 December
news thumbnail image macOS Sierra now supported by the University 01 December

November 2016

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news thumbnail image Security breach of the Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Event Booking System 28 November
news thumbnail image Have your say about IT at Bristol - student survey 01 November

October 2016

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news thumbnail image Computer Centre closed - Saturday 22nd October 19 October
Lynda.com now available for free for staff and postgraduate research students 18 October

September 2016

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news thumbnail image Essential Network Testing (At Risk Notification) for 13th & 14th September 12 September
New status page service for IT services 08 September
news thumbnail image Essential database update affecting Plone CMS (Intranets), People Profiler and more on 7th September, 7am-5pm 06 September
news thumbnail image Be alert - students targeted in online fraud 06 September
news thumbnail image Dropbox data breach 06 September

August 2016

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news thumbnail image Old filestore mappings retired, Wednesday 7th September 22 August
news thumbnail image Student Computer Room open 24/7 during exams 16 August
news thumbnail image Brief interruptions to the University internet network, 8am, 6th September 12 August
news thumbnail image High student satisfaction with IT services! 12 August
news thumbnail image Computer Centre closed - weekends of 13th & 20th August 12 August
news thumbnail image Blackboard unavailable 2am-10am, 9th August 08 August
news thumbnail image Computer room in the Computer Centre closed 1st August 01 August

July 2016

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news thumbnail image Blackboard Unavailable, 4th August from 8am to 1pm 28 July
news thumbnail image Interruptions to ILRT blog service, Research Equipment and a number of research websites on 25th July 22 July
news thumbnail image Advice for staff prior to teaching and a reminder of student IT facilities 20 July
University celebrates partnership agreement for new offsite Data Centre service 19 July
news thumbnail image IT Services help get Bristol's LGBT+ history on the map and app! 15 July
news thumbnail image Proactis now available 15 July
news thumbnail image Software Centre unavailable on 19th July, 8am-midday 13 July
news thumbnail image Registration database upgrade, 7am-5pm on 13 July 12 July
news thumbnail image Syllabus+ and Timetables unavailable for maintenance, Monday 25th July 11 July
news thumbnail image Update - Essential Network Maintenance Work, 8th July, 8am-11am - short breaks to internet access for external services 06 July
news thumbnail image Enhanced web security for staff and students on the University network 06 July
news thumbnail image Overview of IT maintenance activity and affected services in July and August 05 July
news thumbnail image HR, Finance, Accommodation and Student systems will be unavailable on Wednesday 20th July between 7am and 5pm 01 July
news thumbnail image SAFE, MyStudents, People Profiler and other services will be unavailable on 15 July between 7am and 5pm 01 July

June 2016

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news thumbnail image Personalised timetables, SAFE, Pure and DataHub access will be unavailable between 8am - midday on 19th July 30 June
news thumbnail image Data Centre Developments - schedule of work, summer 2016 27 June
news thumbnail image SITS, Proactis, Pure, Contact Directory and other services will be unavailable on 12 July between 7am and 11am 22 June
news thumbnail image SCCM Upgrade 15 June
news thumbnail image Laptop and Mobile Clinic moves to the Computer Centre for the summer 14 June
news thumbnail image Essential maintenance to part of the MyFiles service, 20th June 13 June
news thumbnail image Find your nearest study space on your phone 09 June
news thumbnail image Blackboard, DIVERSP, Library systems and mailing lists will be unavailable between 8am and midday on Thursday 7th July. 08 June
news thumbnail image MyBristol, Library catalogue unavailable between 8am and midday on 5th July 08 June

May 2016

TitleDate modified
news thumbnail image Good news for IT Services in the 2016 YourBristolSurvey 13 May
news thumbnail image Warning: malicious email with link to fake UoB Single Sign On site - 10th May 11 May
news thumbnail image A number of online services are currently unavailable following an upgrade to the DIVERSP (Datahaven) database service 05 May

April 2016

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news thumbnail image Update - SAFE service is back but should be considered at risk 25 April
news thumbnail image DIVERSP (Datahaven) will be unavailable between 7am and 2pm on 4th May - affecting a number of services using this database 21 April
news thumbnail image Removal of Quicktime media player on Windows computers 20 April
news thumbnail image Archived emails in MyStudents unavailable, 8am -11am, 4th May 20 April
news thumbnail image Recent increase in Ransomware attacks 11 April
news thumbnail image Essential network maintenance work, 6 April (at risk notification) 05 April

March 2016

TitleDate modified
news thumbnail image Essential network maintenance work Friday April 1st 31 March
news thumbnail image Blackboard unavailable 9am-1pm on 30th March 22 March
news thumbnail image Twenty-five years of Internet at University of Bristol 08 March
news thumbnail image SITS upgrade on 19th April 03 March

February 2016

TitleDate modified
news thumbnail image Problems affecting some staff MyFiles storage, 26th Feb 26 February
news thumbnail image Are you using OneDrive for Business? 26 February
news thumbnail image Problems affecting some MyFiles accounts 19 February
news thumbnail image MyFiles issues seen between 9-11th February 11 February
news thumbnail image Loss of services at 11am on 5th February 05 February
news thumbnail image Essential network maintenance on 9th and 16th February 03 February

January 2016

TitleDate modified
news thumbnail image Interruption to wireless, Monday 25th January, 6-8am 18 January
news thumbnail image Mediasite upgrade, Mon 18 Jan 8-9am 13 January
news thumbnail image Mediasite issues resolved 12 January
news thumbnail image Business Objects Upgrade 18th - 19th January 08 January

December 2015

TitleDate modified
news thumbnail image New spam security checking on bristol.ac.uk and my.bristol.ac.uk emails 15 December
news thumbnail image 24hr IT helpline available over Christmas and Computer Centre closure dates 10 December
news thumbnail image Departmental filestore H drive / mis-app1 will be unavailable overnight on 4th January 2016 10 December
news thumbnail image Departmental and legacy filestore work, 6 January 09 December
news thumbnail image 12M investment in new offsite data centre 08 December

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