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You’ve probably heard people talk about ‘the cloud,’ but what is it and how are you using it every day?  


If you are currently enrolled in a course that requires research papers you may be having high school flashbacks to the tedious process of creating a works cited page. Thankfully, Endnote’s software can help you through it.  


If you didn’t know UBIT offered free software, new releases such as Microsoft Office 2016 make it the perfect time to start downloading.   


When it comes to identity theft, it’s better to be safe than sorry. Start protecting your personal information today by downloading, then installing Identity Finder for free from the UBIT website. 


Want access to iprint anywhere or My Virtual Computing Lab from off campus? Download the latest version of Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client, compatible with Windows 10, as well as Mac OSX and Linux.  


If you’re new to UB, you’re probably very excited…and nervous. With three campuses to navigate, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed, so it’s important to take advantage of helpful tools like the UB Mobile app.    

Windows 10 was released on July 29, 2015…so, it’s time to go ahead and upgrade the old computer, right? If you’re using that device for classes or work with UB, we think you should wait.

If you can barely afford ramen, how can you buy Microsoft Office? Luckily, UB offers MS Office and more for no cost. That’s right, it’s free.


Have you always wanted to learn more about MS Excel, but didn’t know where to start? UBIT is pleased to share five of the niftiest tips and tricks to minimize your time and maximize your Excel knowledge base.   

On April 14, 2015, Microsoft re-branded “Lync” as “Skype for Business.” Find out what it means for UB. 

When the UB Course Evaluation System was launched during Fall 2014, it was seamless, handling UB’s student volume without fail.

There have been reports of a "Failed to initialize connection subsystem” error received while using Cisco AnyConnect to establish a virtual private network. The errors began with the February 2015 Microsoft security patch.
Keep those pesky viruses at bay. Download the latest version of Symantec Endpoint Protection, always free from UBIT.
With zippy reporting and budgeting, UB’s recently upgraded financial system has some new helpful features, with plans for more down the road.
In advance of the Fall 2014 semester, UBIT has upgraded the software titles available through My Virtual Computing Lab.

As a part of the Realizing UB 2020 strategic plan, the Infrastructure Task Force plan is replacing outdated equipment with the Echo360 system.

Still using Windows XP? To keep your information safe, now is the time to pick up a new computer, or upgrade your old one.
Keep your computer secure. A new version of Symantec Endpoint Protection is available, which fixes a security risk.
Using Fetch to transfer your files? The latest version is now compatible with Macs running 10.9 Mavericks.

Adobe, publishers of popular software titles such as Adobe Professional, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Dreamweaver, has significantly changed their software licensing model.