The UBmail (Central Email) web client enjoyed a facelift over the summer.
In July, the UBmail (Central Email) Web interface provider was changed from Atmail to Roundcube. The new webmail interface offers the following improvements:
If you use UBmail (Central Email) through a Web browser, be sure to import your contacts into the new system by following our instructions. After December 17, 2013, you’ll no longer be able to access your old contacts.
Central UBmail is used by faculty, staff and students in the following schools:
According to Margaret Hollingsworth, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at UB, “The new webmail system is so much easier to use than the old one! File handling is especially pleasant.”
UB Mobile now offers even more helpful features, including a full, easy to use search of UB websites. Quick links to UBlearns and MyUB are also now available.
Using a touch screen phone? You’ll notice a new landscape mode whenever the screen is tilted horizontally. In addition, campus maps now have improved detection of your GPS location. Visit the iTunes App Store or Google Play to download UB Mobile.
As of September 23, 2013, UB’s Wi-Fi system hit a peak, surpassing 18,000 simultaneous sessions, while wireless access points (WAPS) haven't increased much at all. Take a look at the chart above to see how the numbers have grown.
Computing and Information Technology at UB is more than 40 years old. Here’s a look back at the Interface newsletter from February 1990. (Please note: this PDF file includes perturbations natural to the duplication process at the time.)