Student Email (UTMail+)

Short description

UTmail+ is the student email and calendar service at the University of Toronto. The service is powered by Microsoft’s platform and supports integrated email, calendaring, contacts and task lists.

Two-factor Authentication (eToken)

Short description

The eToken is the University of Toronto’s official solution for two-factor authentication (the first factor being the traditional password), replacing the previous SecurID card system. Discovery Commons issues eTokens and installs eToken software for AMS and ROSI account holders in the Faculty of Medicine.

Media File Hosting

Short description

Hosting of media files on our streaming server.

Virtual Private Networking (UTORvpn)

Short description

UTORvpn is the institutional Virtual Private Network (VPN) of the University of Toronto providing staff, faculty and graduate students secure access to UofT's internal network from off campus.

Encrypted USB Drives

Short description

All USB drives used to store work-related and confidential files must be encrypted. High-quality hardware-encrypted USB drives are available at very low cost from the Faculty’s MedStore.

Virtual Server Hosting

Short description

For Faculty of Medicine clients who need a server on which to host a website or web application, the University’s Information and Technology Services (ITS) group provides access to the same secure infrastructure used by Discovery Commons to host the sites and systems we manage.

eLearning Module Hosting

Short description

Hosting of eLearning modules (such as those produced in Articulate Storyline) on our dedicated server.

Data Backup for Servers (UTORecover)

Short description

Professionally-managed backup solution provided by Information Technology Services (ITS). Other than the requirement that the client system be on the University’s network, there are virtually no restrictions on the type of hardware, operating system or total amount of data to be backed up.

Web Application Development and Hosting

Short description

Discovery Commons works with our clients to design and develop academic and administrative applications to meet a wide variety of business objectives.

Web Application Vulnerability Scanning

Short description

Discovery Commons performs proactive online vulnerability scanning on websites and web applications that contain confidential and (in particular) protected data (such as personal information, or PI), to ensure that all known vulnerabilities have been addressed, and that all reasonable security controls are in place.

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