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New, Improved, and Free: SOIS Launches New Tech Resources New, Improved, and Free: SOIS Launches New Tech Resources

Dedicated web space, more virtual connectivity, and free Microsoft software highlight some new features now available at no cost to SOIS’ students, faculty and staff members. According to Jim Schultz, SOIS’ Information Technology Systems Administrator, “The SOIS community will now have access to some of the latest and great technological resources to aid and enhance instruction, research, and student services at SOIS. "   

 Stay Connected With The SOIS DESKTOP VIRTUAL LAB
The SOIS Desktop Virtual Lab allows any SOIS student to gain remote access to a SOIS computer from any location. Powered by Citrix XenDesktop, Desktop contains all the software found in SOIS’ physical lab locations, and is accessible from Mac, Windows, iPad, iPhone, Linux. ChromeOS, and many other platforms.

SOIS Has An App For That: The SOIS iStream VIDEO ON DEMAND SERVICE
SOIS now provides access to HD video from past events and lectures via iStream. This Video On Demand service is an interactive portal that provides media content accessible through a web interface as well as in App stores. Please visit http://sois.uwm.edu/istream to learn more.

STUDENT WEB SPACE
SOIS students can learn and experiment with Web Design and Development using free space on our LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PH) Server. LAMP provides students with 1GB of Space, Unlimited Bandwidth, and a variety of design options and features.
To access your account, visit http://www4.uwm.edu/sois/resources/it/webspace/ or contact the SOIS IT SOIS tech office for assistance.


Get Free Microsoft Products Via The SOIS MSDN ACADEMIC ALLIANCE
SOIS has invested in the Microsoft Development Network Academic Alliance (MSDNAA), which provides Microsoft’s licensed software to all SOIS students, faculty, and staff at no cost. This arrangement includes access to common software packages such as Windows 7, Microsoft Project, Visio, and other heavily applications used in the undergraduate and graduate programs. Students can install available software via the web-based software distribution portal, or by visiting the SOIS tech office for assistance. 

Please visit http://sois.uwm.edu/msdnaa for more information on this program.


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