Communication & Collaboration

Conference Calling

Conference calling can provide vital connectivity in the event of absences.  UIT has arranged for a “pay as you use it” conferencing capability.  This service provides divisions and schools with an 800 number and a moderator PIN to conference up to 96 people who can call from anywhere in the world.  You pay for the […]

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Skype

Skype is a software application that allows users to make voice and video calls and chats over the internet. Calls to other Skype users are free, while calls to both landlines and mobile phones can be made for a fee using a debit-based user account system. Skype was acquired by Microsoft. Skype has the potential […]

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Faculty Voting

Tufts University School  of Medicine Faculty voting is performed online via Evote at https://webapps.moit.tufts.edu/services/ The start date for 2011 Evote will be Monday May 23rd. Currently, first-tier support is available for Mozilla Firefox 3.0, Safari 3.0, Internet Explorer 7 or a newer version of one of these browsers. The site utilizes your Tufts LAN account […]

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How do I forward my email?

For Faculty, Staff, and student workers who have an Tufts Exchange mailbox,  you may forward your mail using the Tufts Tools – Forward Your Email Tool. Note: You will need to know your Tufts username and password to setup the forward for your account.  To reset your password, please see “How Do I Reset my […]

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I get too much spam. What can I do about this?

Tufts University has a few methods for fighting spam. Before mail gets to your mailbox it passes through a spam filter (Proofpoint).  As part of this service, you will receive Proofpoint digests daily which show you all of the mail that has been marked as spam.  You may click on links within the digests to […]

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Elist

The Tufts Elist service is an electronic mailing list and subscription service used to promote collaboration and enhance communication at Tufts. You may request an elist address in the format   listname@elist.tufts.edu Once the list has been created, you may manage the list through the web interface, including bulk additions and bounce management. There are […]

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Is my email backed up? If I need to recover a deleted email, how can I do that?

Backups: Items deleted from Exchange are retained for 14 days A special backup called a “frequent recovery point” is taken throughout the day and kept for 24 hours. Database backups are taken nightly, weekly, and monthly. Restores: To recover items that have been deleted in the past 14 days, open Outlook and go to Tools > […]

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How do I release an e-mail from the Proofpoint Spam filter?

Please see the Proofpoint tip sheet from UIT Training. http://training.uit.tufts.edu/pdftips/pptips.pdf

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Spark

A suite of communication and collaboration software that includes wikis (Confluence), blogs (wordPress and moveableType), maps, mediaMarkup, podcasts, webConferencing (Adobe Connect), and forums. https://spark.uit.tufts.edu

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Teleconferencing and Videoconferencing Equipment and Services

Provided by Educational Media http://tufts-emc.org/ Video conferencing is available in the following rooms Sackler 802, Behrakis, Jaharis 118, Jaharis 272,  and two mobile carts within the Sackler Building. Future installations include Jaharis 508, M+V 105, Sackler 114, Perry Conference Room

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Electronic access to financial reports

People who have financial responsibility for university accounts and transaction review responsibilities are granted access to electronic financial report files that provide detail and summary information about the specific DeptID or Project/Grant. The process for determining who has access is managed by Budget and Fiscal Officers and also Sponsored Programs Accounting (SPA) for Grant access. […]

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Microsoft Live Meeting

Live Meeting is a commercial subscription based conferencing service operated by Microsoft.  It requires that software be installed on a local computer and uses a central server to which all clients connect. Vendors will often host Microsoft Live Meeting events requiring clients to install a Microsoft Live Meeting Client.

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Webex

Webex  is a commercial subscription based conferencing service operated by Cisco. Webex includes software that is installed on client PCs and uses a central server for all clients to connect to. Vendors will often host Webex Meeting events requiring clients to install a Cisco Webex Client.

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Q: Drive

All faculty and staff have access to a departmental Q: drive. This is a location where programs or departments may share files with one another securely over the network.  The drive is backed up routinely and accessible from on or off campus via Mac, PC, and Linux computer.

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Spam Filter

Proofpoint Inc. is an anti-spam product that acts as a gatekeeper for UIT’s Trumpeter and Exchange email servers. The product inspects more than 200,000 message attributes and has a high degree of success at detecting spam. Once examined, legitimate messages are routed to the recipient’s mailbox while suspected spam is quarantined by Proofpoint. Proofpoint is automatically enabled […]

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BES (Blackberry Enterprise Server)

Warning – Blackberry Enterprise Server is no longer available at Tufts.  If you still use a Blackberry, please use the instructions for accessing e-mail via IMAP – Warning Blackberry Enterprise Server In order to view your Tufts Exchange calendar and access your centrally stored contacts on your Blackberry, you will need to purchase a Blackberry […]

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Apple iPhone

OIT will assist with the installation of ITunes and the configuration of synchronization with ITunes with the intent to backup the iPhone to a computer. We will also assist with the configuration of Activesync for connection to the Tufts Microsoft Exchange E-mail. Best effort is provided for connection to any other e-mail hosts.

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Cisco Jabber Video for telepresence

Tufts provides desktop videoconferencing through a software product named Cisco Jabber Video for Telepresence. To find out more information regarding accounts and software availability, please follow the link below. http://uit.tufts.edu/?pid=761&c=495

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OASIS

Web based Content Management System managed by OIT.

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Adobe Connect

Adobe Connect is an enterprise web conferencing solution for online meetings, eLearning, and webinars. To log into Adobe Connect, please go to the Log In page. For additional information, please review the Adobe Connect Tip Sheet.

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