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TechSpeak in Translation VOIP

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Posted: August 25, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: TechSpeak in Translation


VOIP stands for Voice Over Internet Protocol, and generally refers to an alternative technology to standard telephone systems. The big difference with VOIP is that voice transmissions travel over data networks that use the Internet Protocol. The IP phone plugs into a data jack rather than the typical phone jack most people are familiar with. One of the main reasons for switching to VOIP from...

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Building New Brunswick s Advanced Network ORAN to be Installed Soon

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Posted: August 24, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects


The long-awaited New Brunswick/PEI ORAN project is about to get underway. The ORAN (Optical Regional Advanced Network) will provide long-term, high-speed, high-bandwidth network service to researchers and others across the region. The partners, including public universities, colleges, and the National Research Council Institute for Information Technology, will share the new network. CANARIE,...

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ITS Fredericton - Org Chart

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Posted: August 23, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Our Community, Projects


Announcing: The Fredericton campus ITS organization as of August 23, 2010. ITS-OrgChart-Aug23

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5 Interesting Questions With Jennifer Randall

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Posted: August 20, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Our Community


Your position in ITS is: User Analyst That means your job is: Trying to figure out what button a user hit to make the application break! My favorite article of clothing: My sneakers, with the right thickness of socks. The type of movie I enjoy is: I think they refer to them as 'girl movies' or 'chick flicks', and you need a box of Kleenex to watch them! What were you doing the last time you...

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Dave Totton Nominated as an Emerging Leader in Atlantic Canada

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Posted: August 5, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Our Community


Our own Dave Totton, Director of Client Services has been nominated by the 21inc Emerging Leaders Program as one of Atlantic Canada's Top 50 Emerging Leaders. In order to qualify for this honour you must between 20-35 years old, working within the Atlantic Region, and display leaderships qualities that are positive and far reaching in their career, showing how they benefitted the community...

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ITS Computer Teaching Lab GD108 to get a new look this fall

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Posted: August 5, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Beginning later this month, one of the lab spaces operated by ITS – Gillian Hall room D108 - is getting a major facelift. This project, which represents a collaborative effort between Integrated Technology Services, the Faculty of Engineering, and the Student Technology Fee, will see the space transformed from a standard computer lab with limited teaching facilities into a start-of-the-art...

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TechSpeak in Translation - Phishing

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Posted: August 5, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: TechSpeak in Translation


Phishing is similar to fishing in a lake, but instead of trying to capture fish, phishers attempt to steal your personal information. They send out e-mails that appear to come from legitimate websites such as eBay, PayPal, or other banking institutions. The e-mails state that your information needs to be updated or validated and ask that you enter your username and password, after...

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Tips and Tricks - Help With Functions in Microsoft Excel

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Posted: August 5, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Tips and Tricks


Functions are prewritten formulas that simplify the process of entering calculations. Using functions, you can quickly create formulas that might be difficult to build yourself. Although many functions, such as SUM or AVERAGE, are easy to figure out without help, others may require more guidance. Copy this link to watch an excellent demo to learn how to get help for functions in Excel...

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Dalhousie UNB Medical Education Program to begin

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Posted: August 3, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects


Students, faculty and staff of the Dalhousie Medical Education Program delivered at UNBSJ for New Brunswick students are gearing up for classes to start next month. A core ITS project team in collaboration with UNBSJ and Dal resources have put in significant work over the last few months to ensure the necessary IT services are available when and where needed. Note: information on the program...

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ITS is searching for a Client Support Analyst

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Posted: August 3, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Our Community


ITS is searching for a likely candidate for the position of Client Support Analyst.  The position has been posted here on the Human Resources site with a closing date of August 13th, 2010.  If there is anyone within ITS who knows of a prospective candidate for the position, we encourage you to have them fill out an application with HR. Function of a Client Support Analyst: As a Client Support...

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TechSpeak in Translation - Cyberbullying

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Posted: August 3, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: TechSpeak in Translation


There are bullies and then there are cyberbullies. While bullying typically happens at school or work, cyberbullying takes place over cyberspace. This includes both Internet and cell phone communication. Like physical bullying, cyberbullying is aimed at younger people, such as children and teenagers. It may involve harassing, threatening, embarrassing, or humiliating young people...

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