Video Studio

Short description

Ideal for lecture recordings and interviews, the Discovery Commons video studio is equipped with HD cameras, a lighting grid, green screen, professional microphones, a teleprompter, a video switcher, and streaming device for webcasts. The green screen allows for any background to be added to suit the style of your production.

Major IT Installations & Upgrades

Short description

Provide consultation, technical advice, and implementation support related to major IT projects such as making major departmental IT purchases, standardizing all computers in a department, transition of user accounts (email, file server) to Faculty-run services.

Microsoft Campus Agreement

Short description

The University of Toronto has negotiated a Microsoft Enrollment for Education Solutions (ESS) Program at no charge for all faculty and staff.

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.

Office Moves

Short description

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

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).

Security Certificates (SSL / TLS)

Short description

The ISEA group of ITS facilitates the purchase of Comodo Group TLS (formerly known as SSL) certificate products for University server administrators.

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.

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