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May 2008 Highlights

Latest Updates: Enjoy Free Wireless Access Service at over 4,800 PCCW and Y5ZONE Hotspots Around HK

Launched in summer 2007, the FREE wireless Internet connectivity service offered by PCCW and Y5ZONE continues to extend its coverage. PolyU staff and students can now enjoy free connectivity at over 4,800 hotspots around Hong Kong at popular shopping malls, tertiary institutions, restaurants and fast food chains, coffee shops, convenience stores, MTR stations, etc. Check out the latest list of PCCW and Y5ZONE hotspots, their service hotlines and the notebook configuration procedures.

Licensed MS Software for Staff Working on Campus and at Home

The centrally-funded Microsoft Campus Agreement has been renewed to provide PolyU departments and staff with convenient access to commonly-used MS software products including Office, Visual Studio, Project, SQL CAL, etc. Check for yourself the list of software covered and the condition for home use.

Updates on SAM Exercise What to Do Next?

This year's campus-wide SAM exercise has commenced in early May. As we proceed to the next phase of the exercise, check out what you, as a general user or the departmental SAM Manager, have to do to ensure the use of licensed software on University PCs. Your full support and cooperation are essential to the successful completion of the exercise.



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