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October 2014 Newsletter

Introducing University IT and the OCIO

Welcome to the first issue of the University IT newsletter, and more importantly, to University IT and the OCIO — a collaborative partnership of the three IT units within Stanford’s Business Affairs organization.

Encryption Deadlines Approaching

The deadlines for encrypting all computers used for Stanford business are approaching fast. University IT is providing tools that help IT staff and those they support meet these deadlines.

BlueJeans Video Conferencing Available at No Charge

Stanford faculty, staff, and students can — at no charge — use high-quality video conferencing services from any Internet-connected devices.

Proofpoint Improves Spam Filtering

University IT recently enhanced Stanford's email filtering to prevent more spam, malware, and phishing attempts from reaching your inbox.

Supporting PCI Compliance

Stanford offices authorized to accept payment cards for services and products must comply with a set of requirements. We can help.

Email Quota Increased

To help manage the increased space required for email and related attachments, faculty, staff, and students recently received a bump in their email quota.

VMware License Extended to 2017

Thanks to funding from 11 organizations across campus, University IT has negotiated an extension of Stanford's Enterprise License Agreement through August 2017.

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