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IT Services News - Quarterly

This page will be updated approximately four times a year. For the most recent IT news see the Announcements column at the right.

What happened from January
to March 2015

OneDrive cloud file storageOneDrive cloud file storage for faculty & staff

McGill faculty and staff, as well as students and alumni now have access to 1 TB FREE personal file space on OneDrive, Microsoft’s cloud file storage component of the Office 365 package.
See the full announcement...

Office 365 ProPlus Faculty & StaffMS Office 365 Pro Plus software for faculty & staff

McGill Faculty and Staff can now get the latest suite of MS Office apps, FREE, for use at home and on mobile devices.

Cloud Data Storage DirectiveCloud Data Storage Directive

McGill has issued a new directive to ensure the protection of institutional data when using Cloud services.
View the directive with examples and links to the training video.

Mathematica software Free for Students

Mathematica, from Wolfram Research, is a powerful computational software. It is now available to students from the McGill Software site. Go to www.mcgill.ca/software 

What's on the horizon

Fax over IPFax via XMedius

An environmentally friendly fax solution that saves paper and makes sending and receiving faxes easier than ever. It will be available for faculty & staff in January 2015.

Office 365Microsoft Office 365 email for McGill students

Sometime later this year, McGill students will have access to MS Office 365 cloud-based email. This offering is free and includes 50 GB of email storage.