VUMC IT Blog

Save 17% through Dell's Semi-Annual Sale

Save an extra 17% during Dell's twice-a-year site-wide sale.  During the sale, VUMC employees get the same discount as Dell employees. Week-long event starts Thursday, March 14th. Daily door-busters start Monday, March 18th at 11:00 A.M. Shoppers save on Laptops, Desktops, Electronics and Accessories. Shop at https://www.Dell.com/VUMC.  

Dell's Presidents Day Sale - Save through Early Access

Dell’s Member Purchase Program (MPP) provides VUMC employees with early access to Dell's Presidents Day sale!
 
 This is a member exclusive sale that starts at 10 a.m. on Monday, February 11, 2019!
 
 Shop at: https://www.Dell.com/VUMC. 

Virtual Private Network to be replaced

Enterprise Cybersecurity at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is replacing the Virtual Private Network (VPN) client for employees who need to access Medical Center resources from offsite on February 26, 2019. The new client, F5/BIG-IP Edge, will replace the existing VPN client, Pulse Secure, which will continue to be available until March 19th.
 
 Beginning, Friday, February 18th, Pulse Secure users will begin seeing an announcement about the replacement as they sign in.

Dell Flash Sale - January 22, 5 a.m. CT to January 23, 5

Dell is celebrating the New Year with a one-day flash sale for the VUMC community.  Save 10% on all PCs and Dell electronics! 
 
 The Flash Sale is for personal purchases only.  Special deals include:
 
 Inspiron 14 5000 2-in-1 - $431.99
 Alienware Aurora: $1,925.99
 Inspiron Desktop: $404.99
 Quantities are limited.  Shop at https://www.Dell.com/VUMC.
 
  
 
  

Email/Skype migration update: What is happening to my Skype contacts?


 
 The Vanderbilt University Medical Center email and Skype account migrations began in August and are underway with several departments migrating each week. The migration is the last of three steps for Information Technology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s project to move all employees to the Microsoft Office 365 cloud environment.

Dell Site-wide 10% off Sale - Dec. 18th

For one day only - from 5 a.m. December 18th to 5 a.m. December 19th - Dell is discounting all PCs and electronics by 10% for VUMC employees, friends and family.  
 
 Featured offers for VUMC include:
 
 Inspiron 15 5000 - $494.99
 
 *   8th gen Intel Core
 
 *   i3 processor
 
 *   Windows 10 Home
 
 *   4GB memory

Microsoft Office 365 replaces Home Use Program

All VUMC employees are eligible to use Microsoft Office 365 (O365).  Employees can use the software on up to five PCs or Macs, five tablets, and five smartphones at the office and at home for VUMC-related work. The O365 home use benefit replaces the Microsoft Home Use Program that required employees to purchase Office for $9.95.

VUMCEmployee wireless network getting upgrade

On Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at 9:00 p.m., VUMC Enterprise Cybersecurity will replace the SSL certificate used during the authentication process for Medical Center users connecting to the VUMCEmployee wireless network.  This change should cause no disruption to most end-users.