Welcome to the Information Systems & Technology website

In Information Systems & Technology (IST) we strive to provide effective information systems, technology and services in support of learning, teaching, research and administrative needs.

On our site you'll find information on the IT services and resources available to students, faculty and staff; IST and campus-wide IT projects and initiatives; and information on our continuous efforts to provide an exceptional IT environment on campus.

  1. July 16, 2018IMPORTANT: Significant interruption to service delivery due to power shutdown in MC Building - August 17-31

    A message for application administrators

    A reminder and clarification of work occurring in preparation for the MC power shutdown

    Friday, August 17, by 6:00 p.m.

    • Application owners to complete shutdown of redundant equipment/services in MC

    Sunday, August 19, noon – approx. 4:00 p.m.

    • IST will shut down all development VM’s

    Monday, August 20, noon – approx. 4:00 p.m.

  2. Aug. 20, 2018RESOLVED: WatIAM unavailable - August 20

    Update: As of 4:40pm, WatIAM is back up with full functionality.

    We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

    Questions or concerns? Please contact the IST Service Desk, helpdesk@uwaterloo.ca or ext. 44357

  3. Aug. 13, 2018SharePoint maintenance - August 15

    What is happening? In preparation for the MC data centre shutdown, four SharePoint servers will be removed from service. 

    When is it happening?  Wednesday, August 15 between 7:00 and 8:00 a.m.

    Why is it happening? To ensure that there are no issues prior to the MC data centre shutdown.

    Who will it impact? No impact is anticipated as the remaining servers will continue to carry out email and calendar functions.

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  1. Aug. 22, 2018Dell computer roadmap session

    What’s it all about? Dell Account Representatives and Client Solutions Group Sales Specialists will be visiting campus to give a product roadmap seminar on their various computers and peripherals including Optiplex, Latitude and Precision models. Demo units of various laptop models will be available for you to touch and feel.

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