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Making IT sustainable: Carbon offset program

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IT Services has entered a new agreement with CDW and Lenovo, our suppliers of desktop and laptop devices, as part of Lenovo's new CO2 Offset Services initiative.
Date:
Thursday 22nd July 2021

Network security upgrade, phase two

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we will carry out work to increase the security on the University network by configuring the IPS to monitor all internet traffic coming into the University. This further upgrade will detect and prevent any critical or high-level threats from accessing and attacking the University network.
Date:
Tuesday 20th July 2021

July newsletter

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Welcome to the July newsletter for BEAR. This month the team have been busy installing our Tier 2 HPC-facility Baskerville and welcoming pilot users. We have news on a new way to acknowledge BEAR, new training dates and we are looking for feedback from users of our BlueBEAR portal.
Date:
Wednesday 7th July 2021

May BEAR Newsletter

May BEAR Newsletter
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Welcome to the May newsletter for BEAR. The BEAR team is busy preparing for the launch of Baskerville with the installation of cutting-edge new hardware. We also have a brand new tape library capable of backing up 14PB of research data - that's nearly 3 million DVDs worth! Read on for more updates.
Date:
Wednesday 16th June 2021

June BEAR Newsletter

June BEAR Newsletter
Description
Welcome to the June newsletter for BEAR. This month we have been pleased to welcome the delivery of 9,500 Ice Lake compute cores destined to support BEAR compute facilities, as well as a new member of the team, Gavin Yearwood, who will be busy building applications for Baskerville.
Date:
Wednesday 16th June 2021

Upgrading our network security

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We are carrying out work to upgrade our network security in order to ensure the University remains safe from cyber-attacks.
Date:
Tuesday 15th June 2021

Why all the fuss about bots?

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Bots are robotic process automation (RPA) software that emulate human actions interacting with digital systems and software. They're great at repeatable, routine tasks, doing things faster and more consistently than humans. Bots could bring great benefits and opportunities to your team...
Date:
Tuesday 25th May 2021

Important changes to the campus WiFi networks

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You can now sign in to the eduroam network using your University email address instead of your username. Please start signing in with your email address now, because from Monday 2 August 2021 you will no longer be able to sign in to the eduroam network with your username.
Date:
Tuesday 25th May 2021

We're changing the way you sign into Worktribe

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We're making a change to the way you sign into the University's Worktribe application.
Date:
Tuesday 20th April 2021

We are retiring BEAR DataShare

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We will be retiring the BEAR DataShare service in January 2022
Date:
Wednesday 24th March 2021
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