06.18.15 Network Maintenance Scheduled for June 22

    A scheduled maintenance period that will affect network services (wireless, USM hard wired connections, etc…) will begin Monday, June 22 from 10 p.m. until 2 a.m. During these hours, you may experience intermittent interruptions with networking services. Please plan your work accordingly.

    Please note, all scheduled outages and maintenance will have current up-to-date news on the iTech website at If you need to address an issue concerning this outage, contact the iTech Help Desk at 601.266.HELP (4357).



    06.10.15 Faculty and Staff: Microsoft Provides a New Way to Manage Email Clutter

    Last fall, Clutter was introduced by Microsoft which moves less important emails out of your inbox and keeps you focused on what’s most important to you. Today, Clutter is moving over one million emails per day and saves users 82 minutes per month on average.

    Beginning June 2015, Clutter will be on by default to help more people benefit from Clutter. iTech will be implementing new administrative controls for Clutter and improving how Clutter interacts with customers.

    If you would like to get started early, follow these directions and let Clutter help raise the value of your inbox.



    06/10/15 Get Hurricane Prepared with Eagle Backup

    Eagle Backup, a workstation backup service, is available to all employees of the university. It provides users with an automatic backup of files in the computer’s “My Documents” folder and Outlook email. It will duplicate these files and email on your computer to a personal, secure location in the University Technology and Data Center without user intervention. In case of equipment failure or hard drive crash, your files will be recoverable. To request the service, visit For more information, visit

    AT&T Courtesy Notice

    As part of AT&T’s strategy to address growing customer demand for mobile services, AT&T expects to fully discontinue service on their 2G networks by approximately January 1, 2017.  Please review this Important Information Reminder Letter sent by AT&T for additional details.

    SOAR Maintenance Scheduled for June 4

    SOAR will be down for maintenance on Thursday, June 4, from 8 p.m. until midnight. Users will not be able to log into SOAR during this time. If you need to address an issue concerning this outage, contact the iTech Help Desk at 601.266.HELP (4357).