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Timely Info for Power Users and Stanford's Technology Community

Next Tech Briefing - March 27
Stanford Media Group

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Tech Briefings are free, informal, and interactive seminars led by knowledgeable IT Services staff or other IT professionals on computer-related topics of interest to the Stanford community.

Tech Briefings are monthly events, held Fridays from 3:00 to 4:30 PM in
Turing Auditorium (Polya Hall, Room 111). No registration is required.

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Upcoming Tech Briefings

Date / Time Topic Presenter(s)
March 27
3 - 4:30 PM

Stanford Media Group

Featured Presentation -- UIT Media Storage Services

The University IT Storage Team will present a central storage solution developed in conjunction with the Graduate School of Business (GSB) and discuss plans to scale this solution to serve others on campus to support video editing needs.

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Meeting ID: 310280492

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1) Dial either  +1 408 740 7256 or  +1 888 240 2560 (US or Canada only)
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2) Enter Conference ID: 310280492

Michael Bourgette, Manager, University IT Storage Team


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4 - 4:30 PM
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3 - 4:30 PM
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3 - 4:30 PM
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June session
3 - 4:30 PM
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July 24
3 - 4:30 PM
Moving from Zimbra to Office 365 To be announced

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Last modified March 24, 2015