Laptop Rentals

Short description

Discovery Commons has a limited number of laptops which are available for short-term, on-campus rental for emergencies, visiting staff, lectures, meetings and conferences.

Mobile Device Encryption

Short description

Help users encrypt a mobile device to protect the data on it from unauthorized access.

Mobile Device Integration

Short description

Discovery Commons offers a mobile device integration service which consists of recommending and supporting the operating systems for mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) which provide the features necessary to meet security and functionality standards currently in effect at Faculty of Medicine.

Network Connectivity Support

Short description

Network connectivity support includes connecting computers to the University’s network (within Faculty-managed buildings and spaces), as well as IP address assignment and basic infrastructure (switch, firewall) management.

Network File Server

Short description

The Faculty’s network file server provides individuals (the M: drive) and departments (the N: drive) with a business-class secure central repository located on Faculty’s local area network, or LAN.

Office Moves

Short description

Provide computer and networking assistance to individuals or departments that are moving to a new location.

Online Course Production

Short description

Discovery Commons can help produce online courses, with a focus on the video portion of the course.

Online Surveys

Short description

Discovery Commons’ Fluid Surveys license expires in September 2017. A replacement survey solution is being procured by the University. We will update this page when it becomes available.

Information Risk Management Program

Short description

The goal of the Information Risk Management Program (IRMP) is to ensure that risks to the Faculty and the University, arising from mis-handling or mis-identification of information, are managed as an integral component of information solutions throughout their lifecycle, and in full accordance with the policies and guidelines of the University.

Remote Desktop Access

Short description

Remote Desktop is a service that allows users of Windows computers to log into their computers remotely (i.e. from home, or from a laptop).

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