DotCIO News & Announcements

  • Mediasite Suite Maintenance Scheduled for June 30, July 1

    Tue, 05/26/2020 - 15:36 -- wentod

    All members of the campus community should note that Multimedia Services will be performing required maintenance on the Mediasite Suite on Tuesday, June 30 and Wednesday, July 1. Video uploading, editing, recording, and viewing will not be available while this work is being done. Any users interested in receiving notifications for the start and end of the maintenance should send a request to be added to Multimedia Services' Mediasite notification mailing list.

  • Ordering for Fall 2020 Mobile Computing Program Laptop Packages Now Available

    Thu, 05/14/2020 - 09:52 -- wentod

    Orders are now being accepted for the Rensselaer Mobile Computing Program Fall 2020 laptop packages. In addition to including the student's choice of either a Lenovo ThinkPad T14s or a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 3, the Program's complete laptop packages also include comprehensive support and a customized backpack by The North Face. Current Rensselaer students in good standing who will be enrolled in the Fall 2020 semester are eligible to participate in the Program regardless of whether or not they have done so in the past.

  • Community Encouraged to Review Webex Security Procedures

    Mon, 05/04/2020 - 14:45 -- wentod

    Multimedia Services asks that all Webex users in the Rensselaer community review the document Securing Webex Meetings, available on the ITSSC website. This document outlines basic essential procedures for securing Webex Meetings and Events which should be followed for all Webex sessions, and also provides links to a one-sheet printout and to more detailed information.

  • Mediasite Server Maintenance Scheduled for April 17

    Tue, 04/14/2020 - 09:09 -- wentod

    DotCIO's Multimedia Services will be performing planned maintenance on the Mediasite suite of servers between 6:00am and 7:00am EDT on Friday, April 17. As a result, members of the campus community should note that video streaming, downloads, and uploads will not be available while this work is being done.

  • DotCIO – Technical tip: Use of Box requires registering for an account

    Thu, 04/09/2020 - 10:46 -- donohm2

    Box is a cloud file sharing service like Dropbox, Google Drive, or Microsoft OneDrive and is offered to Rensselaer students, faculty and staff free of charge.  If you would like to utilize Box or your Instructors/Colleagues are sharing information in Box, you do need to register for a Box


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