sheridan
Winter 2014
WHAT THE TECH IS GOING ON?
IT BY THE NUMBERS

96%

servers in IT's
data centres that are virtualized

1500

number of technology devices* refreshed this year

 

 

 

* devices include computers,
servers, printers, etc.

8.1

version of Windows supported for Mobile Computing Students

$0

student cost of
Windows 8.1 and Microsoft Office from e-academy

120

number of days employee passwords are valid before having to be changed

52

number of academic software applications that were tested for Windows 8.1 compatibility

 

‘What the Tech is Going On?’ is your source for technology updates from Sheridan’s IT department. For all of the latest technology news, stay tuned to the IT website and follow us on Twitter.

Windows 7

Windows 8.1 Supported for Mobile Computing Students

Beginning in the January 2014 semester, Mobile Computing students who are in a Windows-based program can use a laptop running Windows 8.1.

Printing Project Update

Printing Project Update: Phases Three & Four Complete, Phase Five Bringing Centralized Printing to Admin Areas

Phases three and four of Sheridan’s Printing project have been completed, an enormous achievement that saw the accomplishment of several significant project milestones.

Wireless Density Project

Wireless Upgrade Project Update

As previously reported, the demand for wireless services on campus is taxing the supply of available IP addresses that are allocated for our WiFi network. IT staff have been continuing their efforts to increase IP address capacity and tackle other issues to meet user demand for wireless services at Sheridan.

Tech Essentials

Winter Term Service & Support

Online, in-person, or over the phone, Sheridan's IT department has a variety of support mechanisms to get you connected to Technology at Sheridan.

Podium Training

Podium Training for Sheridan Instructors

Learn how to get the most out of Sheridan’s classroom technology by attending a podium training session. You’ll learn about the tools you have available to support your curriculum

Adobe

CS6 Available to Sheridan Students and Staff; Creative Cloud Negotiations Still On-Going

Users around the College are anxiously awaiting the latest incarnation of Adobe’s Creative Suite of software – Adobe Creative Cloud (CC). As negotiations with Adobe around CC are on-going, users are still able access and use Adobe CS6.