VUMC IT Blog

Dell Exclusive Offer - January 28

Vanderbilt University Medical Center faculty, staff and students save 20% when they shop at www.Dell.com/VUMC between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on January 28. Save 20% by combining Dell's instant site-wide discount with Member Coupon Code EXTRA10.

Upgrade scheduled for VPN remote access on Dec. 12

On December 12, 2019, beginning at 5:00 a.m., Enterprise Cybersecurity at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VEC) will upgrade the remote access Virtual Private Network (VPN).  There are no actions to take during the VPN upgrade, which should only last a few minutes. However, if a user is connected to VPN during the scheduled upgrade time, the device will disconnect. Additionally, a pop-up screen will appear while the upgrade is in progress. When the upgrade is complete, users can reconnect.

Dell's Biggest Black Friday Ever!

Don't miss out on Dell's biggest Black Friday ever!  Get exclusive early access to door busters November 11th through November 27th.  New door busters at 10 a.m. every weekday. Standing Offers

On December 15, 2019, @vanderbilt.edu email addresses for staff to be removed

Information Technology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center has completed the migration of all Medical Center email accounts to the Microsoft Office 365 cloud environment. The final step in the Email Migration Project includes the removal of @vanderbilt.edu email addresses (currently considered a secondary VUMC email account), which are owned and supported by Vanderbilt University.

Dell Flash Sale scheduled for Oct. 15th

Dell's Member Purchase Program is offering the VUMC community 20% off select products during an 8-hour flash sale. When: Tuesday, Oct. 15th, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. Where: Shop online at https://www.Dell.com/VUMC  Contact Kyle.Amos@Dell.com if you have questions or need more information.

Requirements for use of personal devices changing on Feb. 1, 2020

Enterprise Cybersecurity at Vanderbilt University Medical Center works diligently to ensure the protection of the data which is entrusted to VUMC. The next big step toward securing VUMC data is ensuring that any device (including personal devices) used to access VUMC data is encrypted and secured. The security of these devices is in keeping with the VUMC policy on Use of Mobile Devices to Conduct VUMC Business. A mobile device management initiative is crucial in reaching that goal.

Dell Semi Annual Sale - 17% Off

Dell's twice-a-year event runs 9/5/2019 - 9/19/2019.  Use coupon code SAVE17 to take advantage of Dell's employee discount as well as other Dell Semi-Annual Sale savings. Shop at https://www.dell.com/VUMC.