News archive - March 2022

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC 2017 End-of-life Removal

What is happening?

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC 2017 will be removed from all IST managed computers in Academic Support departments.

When is this happening?

Monday, June 6th, at 8:00 a.m.

Why is this happening?

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Alibaba VPN update

What is happening?

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Waterloo worked with Chinese network provider, Alibaba, to set up a virtual private network (VPN) to improve access to online learning resources for students studying in China. IST has observed use of this service has declined during the transition back to in-person teaching and learning. As a result, the service will be discontinued.

When is this happening?

This service will be discontinued on June 1.

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