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What's New in IT

What's New in IT

Find out what we're doing in the IT department.

  • Virtual Desktop Computer Labs

    421 VDI stations  have been deployed to computer labs across campus.

    Key features are:

    • Smaller Footprint
    • Less power
    • All applications run from the server
    • Faster image refresh
    • Nothing stored locally

    View updated Lab configurations

  • Pay4Print move to PaperCut

    Pay4Print (OCS) replacement which was at end-of-life

    Benefits:

    • New user-friendly Web Portal so students can add funds from anywhere (https://papercut.gulfcoast.edu/user)
    • Students will be able to web print in the library
    • Improved lifecycle management of equipment

    Classrooms are complete. Offices in process now are Facilities, Wellness, Social Sciences, Visual and Performing Arts, Gulf/Franklin Campus, and Tyndall AFB.

  • New Voicemail System

    Call Pilot is going away

    • End of support
    • Single unit with no redundancy

    The Avaya Linx voicemail will be installed in September

    • One at EOC
    • One on PC campus
  • PeopleAdmin SSO was implemented this year
    Integration between PeopleAdmin and Banner is in the planning stage.
  • Achieve Advising and Appointments is in Production for a pilot group
    It will be rolled-out to other areas early next year.
  • Banner 9 Update
    • Banner 9 Student Dashboard, Student Profile, Registration, Financial Aid Self-Service and Employee Self-Service are live in Production.
    • Banner 9 Accounts Receivable will replace Banner 8 SSB (Lighthouse) Student Account. Currently in a Test environment.
    • Banner 9 Finance will replace Banner 8 SSB (Lighthouse) Finance Tab. We will begin implementation next year.
    • PeopleAdmin SSO was implemented this year. Integration between PeopleAdmin and Banner is in the planning stage.
    • Achieve Advising and Appointments is in Production for a pilot group. It will be rolled-out to other areas early next year.
  • WWW.GULFCOAST.EDU GETS A FACELIFT
    • New look
    • Easier to find information
    • Enhanced Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • NEW WEBSITE FOR WWW.GCATHLETICS.COM
    • New updated look and feel
    • Easier to find schedules, stats and news
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