Are you an administrator of a Stanford hosted website for your area? Does your website URL begin with www.stanford.edu/<site path>. Did you receive an email message on May 15, 2014 about a change to the address and are not exactly sure what to do or how this affects you and your sites?
If you answered “yes” to any of the above questions, you should view this Tech Briefing session.
On June 21, 2014, Stanford will change its web-addressing scheme of its free, self-service web-hosting environment from www.stanford.edu to web.stanford.edu.
The new Stanford Profiles website is part of a University initiative to expand the CAP (Community Academic Profiles) website used by the School of Medicine to other schools and admin units at Stanford.
The site is intended to allow convenient updates of academic and professional profiles and to enhance communication and collaborations across the University.
Topics covered during this session included:
an overview of the new Stanford Profiles site
the CAP API, and how data can be accessed and used to integrate with other sites
the CAP Internal / Intranet site
the Social features available to promote and facilitate collaborations within the CAP population
This session focused on what’s new with Creative Cloud — the new desktop version of Adobe products in the Creative Suite — and the added tools and services to facilitate creating and collaborating.
Jim Babbage, Solutions Consultant at Adobe, reviewed the enhancements to Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Muse, and Acrobat. He also explored how these applications collaborate, and how other Creative Cloud tools/apps complement them.
This session provides an overview of the VMWare Vision, focusing on NSX and the Virtual Cloud Hybrid Service.
NSX delivers a completely new operational model for networking that breaks through current physical network barriers. This allows data center operators to achieve order of magnitude better speed, economics and choice.
The Virtual Cloud Hybrid Service (vCHS) is an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud operated by VMware. It is built on vSphere, and allows customers to quickly and seamlessly extend their datacenter into the cloud.
See more at: http://www.vmware.com/products/nsx/features.html and http://vcloud.vmware.com
The Registrar’s Office is one of the major technology offices on campus, with responsibilities ranging from PeopleSoft Student Records to publication and web feeds of courses and classes to managing third party vendors and software as a service for numerous applications.
This session was lead by staff members from the Registrar’s Office and provided a broad overview of the numerous technologies that they manage.