April 12, 2019

UW Tower Data Center earns ENERGY STAR for 6th year

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UW Tower Data Center earned ENERGY STAR certification for the sixth year in a row, a claim no other university in the country can make. The award recognizes superior energy efficiency and reduced carbon footprint. The data center is a centrally managed, secure facility powered and cooled without interruption, 24 hours a day, 365 days…

March 28, 2019

Don’t be an April fool! Back up your data and devices

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March 31 is World Backup Day. Make sure your data and devices are backed up frequently on a secure drive, server or storage. A backup can help you maintain access to your data if your device is lost or stolen, if a hard drive fails, or if a computer system is compromised by malicious software…

January 22, 2019

You have multiple choices when it comes to online storage

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Learn about options for file storage that allow you to remotely store and access your files. For personal use, these include the central file storage, U Drive; UW Google Drive, which is part of the UW G Suite, and UW One Drive for Business, which is part of UW Office 365. There are also a…

January 10, 2019

Top tech tips for students

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We’ve got the tech just for you. Watch this video and learn the top 10 technology tips that can help you succeed at the UW.

January 2, 2019

Check out IT resource guide for telecommuting

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If you’re affected by the State Route 99 Viaduct Closure beginning on Jan. 11 and planning to telecommute, check out this resource guide to IT services. UW-IT also recommends contacting your local IT support organization for guidance on best practices and resources for working remotely.

September 11, 2018

Storage space available in U Drive

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UW students, faculty and staff have up to 50 GB of storage space on U Drive, the UW’s central file storage system, and it’s accessible from anywhere, on- and off-campus. Follow simple instructions in IT Connect to access your drive. This storage service is supported by the Technology Recharge Fee and the Student Technology Fee.

June 15, 2018

New, lower-cost option for storage

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A new tier of storage, Standard Windows File Service, carries a significant price drop, from 15 cents per GB to a single penny. Find out if your IT department qualifies for this new, lower-cost service.