For those who missed our March 25 IT Partners meeting, the Echo360 recording with slides is now available. Let us know what you think about the topics that were discussed.
Registration is now open for the 7th annual Teaching & Learning Colloquium which will be held Friday, April 17, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. in SAC Ballroom A. Reserve your spot and share with your departments!
The next IT Partners meeting will be held Wednesday, March 25, from 12 – 2 p.m. in Javits 102. Lunch will be served. Hope to see everyone there!
Tentative Meeting Agenda
Linked below is the Fall Education Enterprise Purchase offering from HP that will run through April 30, 2015. The HP pricing is available at discounts better than New York State and higher education pricing. All products listed on this promotion may be purchased direct through HP or via a reseller (on the OGS contract).
Please contact Danielle James, ESSN AMS FED Government Generalist, with any questions.
In addition, HP will be holding two webinars on December 2nd to showcase their offerings. Details are below and meeting invitations are attached.
· Short HP Networking overview of where we are in the market and our direction High level overview of Flex Network Architecture
o FlexFabric (Core Products)
o Flex Campus (Campus products)
o Flex Management
· More Detailed overview of products on EEP list
· Reference SUNY Stonybrook roll out/experience
Networking website for reference – http://h17007.www1.hp.com/us/
|Event name||SUNY EPP. Presenting HP Networking (25565100)|
|Event date and time||Tuesday, December 02, 2014 2:00 PMEastern Standard Time|
|Phone and pass code||Dial 1-702-696-4520 or Toll Free 1-866-409-2889 Passcode:7187879184|
· Brief Portfolio overview
o Feature review
o Model review
o New announcements-Flash
o C-Model intro
o Feature review.
o Model review
Storage website for reference – http://www8.hp.com/us/en/
|Event name||SUNY EPP. Presenting HP Storage (25565100)|
|Event date and time||Tuesday, December 02, 2014 1:00 PMEastern Standard Time|
|Phone and pass code||Dial 1-702-696-4520 or Toll Free 1-866-409-2889 Passcode:7187879184|
Hi Stony Brook University :
For Departmental Purchases… You’ve been asking for better pricing on iPads — here it is! Special Pricing for Stony Book University whether purchasing 1, 2 or several iPads. You can begin to incorporate iPads in your grant writing or new teaching and learning initiatives. We have a wealth of information to assist you – whether you’re in the Art, Education, Business, Physical Ed, Nursing, Medical or other Departments. Are you looking for a solution to help your students with retention, engagement and remediation? iPad enables students to carry and access online, all of their class materials and resource links 24×7.
- NEW! iPad Air 2 16GB Edu price: $499 SUNY Price: $464
- NEW! iPad Air 2 64GB Edu price: $699 SUNY Price: $561
- iPad Air 16GB Edu price: $399 SUNY Price: $367
- Pad Air 32GB Edu price: $429 SUNY Price: $415
- New! iPad mini 3 16GB Edu price: $399 SUNY Price: $379
- New! iPad mini 3 64GB Edu price: $499 SUNY Price: $479
- iPad mini 2 16GB Edu price: $299 SUNY Price: $279
- iPad mini 2 32GB Edu price: $379 SUNY Price: $329
- iPad mini 16GB Edu price: $269 SUNY Price: $239
Please note: Need help evaluating which iPad configuration best suits your classroom? – http://www.apple.com/ipad/compare/#comparison-chart
Our creativity & productivity apps come free with each iPad—Productivity apps (Pages, Numbers, and Keynote) and Creativity apps (iMovie and GarageBand)
NEW! 27-in iMac with Retina 5K display
Great for high-end Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Video and Journalism Depts… The iMac family now includes the 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display, featuring the world’s highest resolution display. With 14.7 million pixels and a 5120-by-2880 resolution, the new Retina display has four times more pixels than the standard 27-inch iMac and 67 percent more pixels than a 4K display. With fourth-generation Intel Core processors, AMD graphics, Thunderbolt 2, Fusion Drive, and OS X Yosemite, the 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display combines the ultimate display with the ultimate desktop computer.
Education Price: $2249
Laptops / MacBook Air and MacBook Pro
Looking for a light weight Apple laptop? Consider the fully enabled MacBook Air weighing in at 2.3. lbs, or for more intensive tasks, the MacBook Pro line.
https://www.apple.com/macbook-air 11-in: $849 13-in: $949
https://www.apple.com/macbookpro 13-in: $999
Upgraded! Mac mini
A cost effective way of having an Apple on your desk, smart classrooms and public access labs…Featuring fourth-generation dual-core Intel Core processors, faster Intel graphics, next-generation Wi-Fi, two Thunderbolt 2 ports, Fusion Drive option, and OS X Yosemite.
Starts at $479.
Need a quote for your department?
- If registered, access your store here –> https://ecommerce.apple.com
- If not registered, email for pdf with directions or request a quote via this email.
Personal Purchases with personal credit card
New Initiatives for Teaching and Learning – A, B, C
Did you know… that we have curated online stores so that you can find relevant iPad teaching materials? With a wide range of Apps across disciplines, Books and Content on the iTunes stores…
Consider our STEM eco-system collections:
Or read more about Business Schools and iPad
And check out our Faculty Speaker Series where you’ll see how iPad changed the Journalism classroom
Don’t hesitate to reach out if you need information.
Ronnie Peters, Higher Education Account ExecutiveApple EducationApple Inc.Heather Patrick, Inside Higher Education Account ExecutiveApple EducationApple Inc.
Below is the Fall Education Enterprise Purchase offering from Apple that will run through January 30th, 2015. The Apple pricing is available at discounts better than New York State and higher education pricing.
Apple typically offers volume pricing to education customers for orders of 10 or more Macs with Applecare. Please have faculty/staff work directly with Christine Young to determine pricing for volume purchases.
Please contact Christine Young, your Apple Education Inside Account Executive, with any questions.
If you have any questions or need a quote, please contact your current Apple Education Inside Account Executive directly or contact Christine Young (email@example.com / 512-674-6841) to be connected with your Inside Account Executive.
Pricing good through January 30, 2015. No minimum quantities. Pricing subject to change based on availability.
11-inch MacBook Air
1.4 GHz Intel Dual-Core i5 processor
128GB flash storage
OGS Contract Price: $1032
SUNY Spring 2014 Price: $982
If you have any questions or need a quote, please contact your current Apple Education Inside Account Executive directly or contact Christine Young (firstname.lastname@example.org / 512-674-6841) to be connected with your Inside Account Executive.Pricing good through January 30, 2015. No minimum quantities. Pricing subject to change based on availability.
Below is the link to the Fall Education Enterprise Purchase offering from Dell that will run through January 31, 2015. The Dell pricing is available at discounts better than New York State and higher education pricing. All products listed on this promotion may be purchased direct through Dell or via a reseller (on the OGS contract) with the exception of the SonicWall products which have to be purchased through a reseller.
Please contact Peter Griffin, Account Executive, with any questions.
This is some really exciting news and we are hopeful that this will help “drive” adoption of Google Drive, especially among our faculty/staff on campus who have been slower to take to it compared to our students (pun stolen from my dear colleague Mike Basile in Client Support).
Here’s the big news:
Drive for Education will be available to all Google Apps for Education customers at no charge and will include:
- Unlimited storage: No more worrying about how much space you have left or about which user needs more gigabytes. Drive for Education supports individual files up to 5TB in size and will be available in coming weeks.
- Vault: Google Apps Vault, our solution for search and discovery for compliance needs, will be coming free to all Apps for Education users by the end of the year.
- Enhanced Auditing: Reporting and auditing tools and an Audit API easily let you see the activity of a file, are also on the way.
Imagine a lighter-weight storage eco-system at Stony Brook where we ditch MySBfiles and department shared folders and move everything into Google Drive! All your files accessible from anywhere with an Internet connection, from any device
So smart of Google to market it as the 21st Century Backpack for Students.
Tell us what you think, IT Partners! Will this help solve some problems for you and your users??? Will our researchers LOVE this?
DoIT’s Information Systems Assistant Director for Campus Residences Henry Joseph presented at the weekly meeting of the Residence Hall Association (RHA) Senate on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. The RHA is a student-run advocacy group that serves as a resource on campus to enrich residential life.
Joseph provided the group with updates on HBO GO, the latest wireless upgrades, the SBU 311 app, and some other topics before engaging in a Q&A session with members of the senate. Collecting student feedback and acting on it is a top priority for Joseph and his colleagues. Recently, he received the following comments from students living in the residence halls about their improved Wi-Fi experience:
“The Wi-Fi speeds have considerably increased and the connection is solid when I walk around in the building. The change is most welcome.”
Regards, Sushal Penugonda
“I bought a smart TV last semester. The TV allows me to use Wi-Fi to fund the apps, but I found that I needed to plug my TV into the ethernet port or I would end up getting a weak signal and couldn’t use the apps very well. This year, my TV is even farther away from the wireless router and I have found no need to use the ethernet port. The new wireless router makes the TV function so much better when I’m using Wi-Fi.”
Jose Rivera, Residence Hall Director
Please join us for complimentary MATLAB and Simulink seminars open to all faculty, staff, researchers and students on Wednesday, Oct. 8, in the Wang Center. In the morning’s first session, learn how to use MATLAB and Simulink to develop algorithms, visualize and analyze data, and perform numeric computation. The afternoon session will revolve around simple ways to improve and optimize MATLAB code that can boost execution speed by orders of magnitude. For more information and to register, visit http://go.stonybrook.edu/matlabtraining