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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. May 18, 2017RESOLVED: WCMS sites unavailable – May 18

    RESOLVED: The issues with WCMS sites has now been resolved. All sites are now available.

    NOTE: Please do not make changes to your WCMS sites until further notice. Another update will be sent out tomorrow.

    Questions or concerns? Please submit to rt-ist-wcms@rt.uwaterloo.ca or the IST Service Desk, helpdesk@uwaterloo.ca, ext. 44357.

    updated as of 4:00 p.m. May 18

  2. May 16, 2017WCMS People search results unavailable – May 16

    What is happening?  As a result of a recent upgrade of the Google Search Appliance (GSA) the search function on WCMS sites no longer returns people search results. IST is aware of this and are working to re-implement the capability to search for people.

    When is this happening? Began on Tuesday, May 16 and is ongoing.

    Note: Users are still able to search for people via: http://watiam.uwaterloo.ca/search/

  3. May 16, 2017Skype for Business maintenance – May 16

    What is happening? As part of the regular maintenance of IST services (and to ensure prevention of WannaCry), updates will be applied to Skype for Business (S4B) core servers.

    When is this happening? Tuesday, May 16 from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17.

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