Author Archives: David Hauenstein

Box collaboration with external (non-Emory) users

Box promotional graphic

Because we’ve disabled anonymous collaboration in Emory Box, all your collaborators must have a Box account. The good news is that it can be an Emory Box account, a Box account from a company or other university, or even a free Box “Lite” account.* Determine who your external collaborators (any who do not have an […]

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Emory Box is getting a new look

Box promotional graphic

During the May IT Briefing, I announced that Emory Box is being upgraded this summer with new features that will improve usability. These features include an easier to navigate file structure and enhanced graphic displays for photographs. Here is a video and a slidedeck, both from Box, explaining some of the changes: New Box Experience […]

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Emory Box: a next level collaboration tool

Box graphic for Emory launch

Announcing Emory Box, a secure cloud storage tool that fosters sharing and collaboration on any device. Emory Box is a simple-to-use, hosted offering that is currently available to all Emory students, staff, and faculty. If you are already familiar with Box, this application offers the same file sharing and collaboration you are familiar with, but tailored for Emory. There […]

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Analysis is Good – More Analysis is Better!

NetIQ Screenshot: Monitoring a Service View

How can we, as IT Professionals, be better at what we do? How can we keep an increasingly complicated environment available and useful to a wide range of customers with different levels of interest in the technical details? My answer? Use Quantitative Analysis (QA) to help us understand what’s happening in our environment on a […]

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UTS Storage Update

Photo of Isolon Storage Cluster

2012 was a very busy year for the storage team and, as a result, many of the systems administrators and even some of our customers. We took an aging 2-tier infrastructure of datacenter storage and replaced it with a 3-tier infrastructure that is not only substantially less expensive, but also hopefully more versatile: NAS / […]

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