Welcome Lloyd Rolles!

By ffurnari
September 3rd, 2013 in New Hire, News.

Please join us in welcoming the newest member of our Service Desk Team, Lloyd Rolles.  Lloyd graduated BU this May with a BS in Health Sciences from Sargent College.  He was most recently working as a casual employee splitting his time between Student Health Services and the IT Help Center... More

SAS available in early September

By Ryan Turcotte
August 14th, 2013 in News.

Thanks for your interest in downloading SAS. We are currently in the final steps of renewing our site license for 2013-2014. Beginning August 15th, current SAS users will be notified that your license has expired. However, the current installation will continue to work until November 13th. In early September we expect to... More


Welcome Myriam Bikah

By ffurnari
July 22nd, 2013 in Featured, New Hire, News.

Myriam Bikah joins BUMC IT today in the position of BI Developer II.  Myriam joins BU after spending the past 5 years with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) in Washington, D.C., as a Data and Research Associate. There she helped colleges understand student achievement measures and trends, in part by... More

Upgrade to BUMC VPN starting July 25

By ffurnari
July 9th, 2013 in Changes, News.

On July 25, 2013 we will be releasing an upgrade of the Cisco AnyConnect VPN clients for Windows, Mac, and Linux.  After July 25 any login to VPN will automatically upgrade to the new version.   The current version has vulnerabilities that could be exploited as well as an expired application... More

Centrally Funded Computer Support Begins July 1

By ffurnari
June 28th, 2013 in Featured, News.

Over the past few months BUMC Information Technology has been enrolling departments into a new support structure that is centrally funded by the schools, initiated by Provost Antman and Bobby Sprinkle, Executive Director, BUMC IT. Starting July 1 this new support structure officially begins for BU departments on the Medical... More

Secure Paper Shredding June 13

By ffurnari
June 8th, 2013 in Event, Featured, Information Security, News.

BUMC IT and BU IS&T Information Security will be sponsoring a paper shredding day, Thursday, June 13 from 10am to 1pm along the Talbot Green.  Bring any work related or personal documents that you would like to have securely shredded on site at the shredder truck.  We will also have... More

Welcome Kousalya Jagadisan

By ffurnari
May 29th, 2013 in New Hire, News.

Please join us in welcoming Kousalya Jagadisan, Application Developer II, as the newest member of BUMC IT Application Services.  Kousalya joins us most recently from EzeCastle Software, where she worked on an options trading ticket interface using C# & TFS, among other projects. She received her M.S. in Computer Science from... More

Ongoing Thursday Morning BUMC Computer Patching

By Ryan Turcotte
April 3rd, 2013 in News.

Every Thursday morning from 2 a.m. – 6 a.m., all BUMC Computers configured for Standard Patching will be rebooted to perform updates on Windows, Mac OS X, Microsoft Office, Adobe, Java and other software applications. Please leave your computer on Wednesday nights so patching can occur. Make sure you save any... More

Welcome (back) Brian Gerdon!

By ffurnari
March 11th, 2013 in New Hire, News.

Please join us in welcoming back Brian Gerdon to the BUMC IT team. Brian started off as a student employee years ago.  When he graduated BU he worked as a full time staff member in the networking group under Graham Ward.  Brian receved several promotions in his time at BU eventually becoming the Manager of Networking... More

BUMC Computer Maintenance Overnight on February 13th

By Ryan Turcotte
February 13th, 2013 in Changes, News.

On Thursday, February 14th from 2 a.m. – 6 a.m. all BUMC Desktops set for Standard Patching will be rebooted to perform updates on Windows, Mac OS X, Microsoft Office, and various third-party software. For a complete listing of the patches applied, see the Patch Listing... More