ITS Quick Start for New Hires

Hello New Hires, I wanted to provide a quick, not overly technical overview of what ITS is and how the services we provide to you. ITS is centralized for all three colleges but we are divided into 3 main types … Continued

New Employee Password Management Solution

As we go into the Thanksgiving break, I have the opportunity to share an actual password-related email.  You’ve seen dozens of fake messages, but this is a real, legitimate email from me, Bruce Griffin – Chief Technology Officer.  I’m going … Continued

Emergency 911 Dialing

Traditionally, SMCCCD has required those dialing 911 on District phones to dial 9 for an outside line, resulting in 9+911.  We would like to eliminate the preceding 9 to simplify and standardize emergency dialing.  We have, however, tried this in … Continued

Virus Protection

ITS is doing a district-wide roll-out of Sophos for your computer and mobile virus protection. Sophos AV is supported on SMCCCD owned devices and supports the following platform: IOS, Windows, Android, OS X. We ask all end-users place an ITS … Continued

District Web Site Hosting changes

For those of you utilizing the personal web space offered by ITS, the url and WebDAV connection information is going to change on November 2nd. Your new website address http://accounts.smccd.edu/username Username is your email username. For example, the URL for Joe … Continued

New Outlook for Mac

Microsoft has released a new version of the Outlook client for the Mac. According to Microsoft, the new Outlook for Mac includes: “Better performance and reliability as a result of a new threading model and database improvements. A new modern … Continued

Microsoft Office Home Use (faculty and staff)

Microsoft provides District employees with a substantial discount on home use of Microsoft Office (for both PC and Mac.)  Current pricing for faculty and staff is an amazing $9.99  Click here for more information.  

Exciting changes to email

This message is to let you know that we are moving employee email accounts to a hosted solution from Microsoft called Office 365   Pilot We started a pilot last Fall and have moved about a hundred of your co-workers … Continued