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Posted on: August 2, 2013
Revised on April 17, 2014

In addition to consulting services, Information Systems & Computing (ISC) offers a variety of mobile device evaluation units for LSP Evaluation. Local Support Providers can request demos of mobile devices such as...

Posted on: July 22, 2013

The following chart shows connectivity options in Penn's Residences, including AirPennNet-Device, for common equipment.

OS or Device AirPennNet APN-Device* Wired Notes Desktop

 Windows Vista, 7, 8

Yes No Yes Wireless via...
Posted on: July 12, 2013

June 24, 2013

On April 16, 2013, Dell introduced the 13-inch Latitude 3330 notebook, which marks a new low price point for a highly configurable Latitude. This marks a new direction for the Latitude line and is an important test for Dell as...

Posted on: July 9, 2013

On October 17, 2013, Microsoft released Windows 8.1, the first significant update to Windows 8 since its debut in October 2012. Many hardware manufacturers (including Dell, Lenovo, and Microsoft) are releasing products coinciding with this update's...

Posted on: July 2, 2013

This is the current version of ISC's list of supported and recommended computing software that is widely compatible and in broad use across the university.

The software in the tables below have been recommended by Information Systems &...

Posted on: July 1, 2013

While the AppleTV is not ready for use with AirPennNet out of the box, Apple has made available a method to connect the AppleTV to 802.1x networks using their Apple Configurator tool.

Requirements A second- or third-generation AppleTV running at...
Posted on: June 28, 2013
Definition and Key Product Considerations

As part of the evaluation process, the 2012 University MDM Evaluation Team presents the following definition of Mobile Device Management, outlines key considerations for determining the best MDM solution for...

Posted on: June 28, 2013

Professional Development opportunites at Penn are coordinated through Technology Training Services (TTS). TTS works with companies and consultants to bring IT training for computing professionals to campus.

In an effort to paint a clear picture...

Posted on: June 28, 2013

Important Note: Some Schools and Centers manage firewalls via their own network servers. Faculty and staff should speak with their Local Support Provider (LSP) to determine if and how their firewall is being managed.

Both Apple's OS X and...

Posted on: June 28, 2013
Executive Summary

The 2012 Web Browser Evaluation Team was tasked with evaluating the impact of the changing web browser climate for desktop and mobile operating systems. It is important to note that the team was not tasked with providing a...