You reached out to us about your Win 7 machine. Let us bring your new device!
As previously announced, VUMC IT is covering the cost to replace all workstations currently using a Windows 7 operating system with a new device. Many of you reached out to us to start the process and we extended your original July 1 Device Disable Date to November 15, 2022. We need some final information so we can bring you your new device!
VUMC application migration, the next step in ExpeditionTech, now underway
ExpeditionTech has begun the multi-year migration of VUMC applications and their related components from directories shared with Vanderbilt University (VU) to the VUMC directory. This includes servers, databases, security groups, resource accounts and file shares, and impacts more than 700 applications.
July 1 deadline announced for replacing Windows 7 workstations
As previously announced, Microsoft is no longer supporting their outdated Windows 7 operating system. On July 1, 2022, all workstations still using Windows 7 will be blocked from the network. These workstations have already been cut off from accessing the virtual private network (VPN) as they are no longer supported by our VPN solution. Get your new Windows 10 device
What you should know as Microsoft retires support for the Windows 7 operating system
Microsoft is no longer supporting their outdated Windows 7 operating system. To ensure the security of our workstations and in support of the broader ExpeditionTech Program, VUMC IT and Vanderbilt Enterprise Cybersecurity are migrating all workstations to the Windows 10 operating system. As a result, all workstations running Windows 7 are impacted. Effective immediately, Windows 7 workstations can no longer connect to the VPN
ExpeditionTech PrinterLogic initiative brings simplified printing capabilities to workforce
To support the ExpeditionTech program and our enterprise migration to more modern and secure technology, the ExpeditionTech team will convert existing VUMC IT-managed printers to PrinterLogic, for both clinical and administrative systems in the coming weeks. The rollout impacts all VUMC IT-managed printers, as well as both shared and stand-alone workstations with current mapping to a printer. The move to PrinterLogic will:
Getting to OneDrive for Business and sharing files is easier than you think
How do you get to your files in OneDrive for Business and how can you share them? These are two questions frequently asked by those recently migrated to OneDrive. Our Microsoft experts have the answers in this video. The table below shows where in the video you can find answers to specific questions.
Get all the help you need with these ExpeditionTech support tools
We are now several months into ExpeditionTech, an ongoing multi-year effort pioneering a new path to more secure and modern technology environments built for VUMC. VUMC IT remains committed to supporting you through the process and simplifying your transition experience. For up-to-date guidance and information, we encourage you to continue to participate in the following knowledge and support opportunities:
Microsoft experts host VUMC OneDrive education sessions to support individual file migration; sign up prior to your migration
The migration to OneDrive for Business as our individual file-sharing, cloud storage, and collaboration solution has begun! To support our workforce throughout the migration process, VUMC IT has developed multiple resources, including inviting experts at Microsoft to help you learn more in our OneDrive Education Sessions.