September 2013


Microsoft SkyDrive Pro to Replace Novell iFolder Service

In view of its high maintenance cost and in line with the phasing out of Novell services in PolyU, the Novell iFolder service will be terminated on 31 Dec 2013. As a replacement, a new web-based online storage service, SkyDrive Pro, will soon be launched. Learn about the major features of the new online storage service in this issue of ‘Get Connected’.

Are You at Risk When Using Public Computers?

The answer is a definite YES - As the public computers are used by different people throughout the day, you never know what has previously been done on the machines! Check out what you, as a general user or an administrator, need to do to minimize the security risks of public computers.

Relocation of Secondary Data Centre to Block Z

After years of planning and working closely with CDO, the construction of a new Data Centre at Block Z with high resilience and green infrastructure design has been completed. The relocation of the existing Secondary Computer Room to the new premises will be conducted from 12-14 October 2013 during which 230 servers and 16 mission-critical University systems will be relocated.


In This Issue

Beware of Phishing Emails – They Could be Very Genuine-looking
Update of PolyU Connect and Staff Email Services
Annual Notebook Ownership Programme Received Overwhelming Response
October Staff IT Training Programmes


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