In the past, many of our software services such as Google Drive and Panopto video streaming promised unlimited storage. Over the past several years, some services have begun to implement limits on the amount of data that Swarthmore can store. … Continue reading The End of Unlimited Storage, Forever
Information Technology Services staff are in the office throughout the regular work day at Swarthmore and usually a bit beyond. And we love to talk with and help out members of the community with technology related questions. However you can … Continue reading Getting help when YOU need it!
Duo is here and if you’re not yet using Duo to authenticate to your Swarthmore College accounts and systems, then it’s time to get on board! As our CITO, Joel Cooper, said in his email to the faculty and staff a … Continue reading Get Duo, but be prepared!
Google Drive has a new desktop solution for G Suite for Education users like us. A desktop solution means having a direct link to files in your Google Drive from your computer. It relies on internet service (Ethernet or WiFi) … Continue reading Google Drive File Stream
Although it may seem like the beginning of the 2017-2018 year is a long way off, we’ve already been hard at work planning sessions for the Swarthmore College community. Whether it’s getting acquainted with your new Windows 10 machine (if … Continue reading Back To School Sessions
It’s the start of research season at Swarthmore and faculty and students will be working hard writing, collecting, and calculating all kinds of data. How can you keep your research data safe? Fortunately, ITS provides a variety of backup solutions depending on your specific needs. Product Optimal Use Case CrashPlan All your data fits on your office or lab computer. Google Drive and AODOcs All your your data doesn’t fit on your computer or you want to archive rarely used data and remove it from your computer Your data needs to be shared with collaborators iRODS Large data sets or complex storage … Continue reading Research Data Backup