News

December 2012

by Manfred Chan

To exploit the cloud computing technologies, CityU has decided to adopt the Microsoft Office 365 (Office 365 hereafter) for Education. Office 365 is the cloud computing solution offered by the Microsoft for academic institutions. As an initial step, the Computing Services Centre (CSC) will replace ...

June 2012

by Joseph Leung

According to our past experience, more than 50% of incoming emails are possibly spam in nature. These emails not only waste our system resources, but also cause delay of normal email delivery. Users would be annoyed, and even worse, they have to take security risk when opening the message or the ...

March 2012

by Eric Shai

Screen shot 2 of CityVoD
The new CityVoD (ref: http://www6.cityu.edu.hk/cityvod/) was launched in November last year. Its interface not only changed to allow users to use mobile devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone 7 to navigate and watch videos but the underlying technology of the service also enhanced ...

by Joseph Leung

The Sun Java System Messaging Server (JSMS) has been used as the staff email server for many years. It can no longer satisfy today’s communication needs for advanced features such as calendar and appointment scheduling, cooperate phone book, task and reminders, anywhere anytime access via web ...