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TSM Backup “Read Only”

November 18th, 2022 | by
Cup with text

No backup? No mercy! (Source: IT Center)

Attention!

As part of the backup transition 2022, a new platform for data backup and recovery has been built at RWTH Aachen University in the last months. Together with the manufacturers Hitachi Vantara and Commvault, the backup team of the IT Center has set up a new backup infrastructure, which in the future will not only provide the RWTH, but also other universities in NRW with the Datensicherung.nrw service.

In this context, we are gradually saying goodbye to the previous backup solution, the “TSM backup”.

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#Goodtoknow – IT Services in the Spotlight

October 28th, 2022 | by
Helle Bauleuchte

We take some important IT services for you in the spotlight, and hence you a few interesting facts at hand! (Source: pixabay)

#Goodtoknow – IT Services in the Spotlight

Today we have useful knowledge about some of the IT services at RWTH. We have summarized interesting facts about our collaboration and communication tools, but also information about a stable connection via VPN and Eduroam. To keep you connected, we have prepared a small series for you!

Today: Sciebo and Gigamove  Read the rest of this entry »

Welcome to the Winter Semester 2022/23!

October 10th, 2022 | by
Welcome

Source: Pixabay.com

We’re glad you’re here and happy to start the new semester with you!

For the new international students, the RWTH has already organized the Welcome Week – also the IT Center was there to make the start in the new country and at the (yet) foreign university a little more pleasant.

You are also new at RWTH and still have difficulties with the IT services? Below in the text you will find a small guide for a good start: A Good Start – IT Services for the Start at RWTH Aachen University

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Welcome new MATSE trainees!

September 16th, 2022 | by

 

Welcoming of the new MATSE beginners in the lecture hall

Source: Own illustration

90 new trainees began their dual training as mathematical-technical software developers (MATSE) on September 1.

The welcoming ceremony followed on September 2 in the IT Center to welcome all the creative newcomers. Read the rest of this entry »

RWTHmoodle – Results of This Year’s User Survey

August 22nd, 2022 | by
Hashtag moodle monday

Source: Own Illustration

This summer semester, RWTHmoodle users once again had the chance to evaluate the system and its associated services.

The user survey started in June 2022. 37.300 people who actively used at least one course room in the summer semester 2022 were asked to participate in the RWTHmoodle user survey. 1.820 users complied with this request.

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Overleaf Pilot Project Goes into Extension

July 11th, 2022 | by
Programmed hands symbolizing cooperation

Source: Pixabay

We have great news to announce: The Overleaf service, which enables collaborative editing of LaTeX documents, is extending its pilot until February 2023!

What exactly the service is and what features it includes, we have summarized for you in this blog post.

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Feedback on the Beta Version of the RWTHApp 2.0

June 24th, 2022 | by
Cat at mobile phone with app

Source: Own illustration

As part of the beta test, you had the opportunity to test the new RWTHApp in advance in mid-May – which around 3,000 of you did diligently. With the help of your feedback, we are now continuing to work on the app, which is expected to be ready for launch in the course of the coming winter semester 2022/2023 and will accompany you through your daily university life.

Of course, we do not want to deprive you of the results of the beta test and have summarized them for you in this report. Read the rest of this entry »

Microsoft 365 at RWTH Aachen University

May 13th, 2022 | by
Smartphone with Microsoft 365 Apps

Source: Eigene Darstellung

Meetings with colleagues, joint coffee breaks, self-organization during studies and exchange with fellow students – all of this would not have been so easy since spring 2020 at the latest without progressive digitization and continuous and flexible adaptation to the circumstances.

Whether in teaching, research, studying or everyday work – without the right tools, communication and collaboration between members of RWTH Aachen University is significantly more difficult in times of home office and distance learning. Read the rest of this entry »