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Are you on the fence about migrating to GusMail?

GusMail (G Suite for Education Email or GMail) usage at Gustavus continues to grow. 96% of Gustavus students are using GusMail for their email and more employees are moving each day. If you are you still on the fence about migrating to GusMail, here are a few questions to consider. Are you out of space […]

GusMail use continues to grow

With over 4500 successful migrations to GusMail (G Suite for Education Email) and over 2500 current students and employees using GusMail, Gustavus Technology Services is pleased to see the number of GusMail users continue to expand. GusMail offers several advantages including but not limited to: Unlimited email storage space Integration with Gustavus Google Drive, Calendar […]

GTS recommends all employees enable DUO two-factor authentication

A username and password are no longer considered a secure mechanism for authentication.  Two-Factor Authentication adds an additional layer of security to your Gustavus account by requiring a supplemental method for authentication such as a mobile device or hardware token.  GTS strongly recommends all employees enable two-factor authentication on their Gustavus account to help protect […]

GusMail is now available to all employees

Gustavus Technology Services is pleased to announce that in an effort to further the College’s adoption of G Suite for Education, GusMail (G Suite for Education Email) is now available to all employees.  This decision was made after years of experience and research with Google Apps for Education, and after offering GusMail as an alternative […]

DUO Two-Factor Authentication available to all employees

Gustavus Technology Services is pleased to announce a partnership with DUO Security to offer two-factor authentication to all employees. This relationship is part of the ongoing effort to provide enhanced security for Gustavus users and their accounts. A username and password alone are no longer considered a secure mechanism for authentication. Two-Factor Authentication adds an […]

GusMail prevents insecure sign-in attempts

Gustavus GSuite applications (GusMail, GDrive,GCalendar) prevent sign-in attempts from external applications that do not use modern security standards.  Examples of these applications include: Desktop mail applications such as Mozilla Thunderbird and Microsoft Outlook The Mail app on your iPhone or iPad with version 6 or below The Mail app on your Windows phone preceding the 8.1 release […]

Secure Information Sharing and Storage

Gustavus Technology Services is always evaluating proven best practices and guidelines for sharing information.  When sharing information that contains sensitive or confidential data, it is important to use a secure method to transfer and store that information. For example, email is not an appropriate method to share sensitive or confidential information such as social security […]

Code42 Crashplan (formally Crashplan PROe) new user interface

Code42 Crashplan (formally Crashplan PROe) 5.0 has been released by Code42.  This update includes a completely new user interface including a new icon .  To learn more about some of the changes, please visit the following page: https://support.code42.com/Release_Notes/Code42_Platform/5.0.1/User’s_Guide_To_The_Code42_CrashPlan_App_Version_5.0.1 This new update will be pushed to all employee computers running CrashPlan over the next few days. If you […]

CrashPlan PROe backup service now available for all Gustavus Employees

We are pleased to announce that Gustavus Technology Services is providing a CrashPlan PROe online cloud backup service for Gustavus-owned computers. Once you install CrashPlan PROe, this will back up your data from anywhere you have an internet connection, and is replacing the external (or extra internal) hard drive backup solution. You will no longer need […]

Unlimited email storage? Students sign up for GusMail!

GusMail is now available to all students. For more information about GusMail please visit: https://gustavus.edu/gts/GusMail To start your GusMail Migration, please visit: https://gustavus.edu/migrate Benefits No more email quotas (unlimited email storage space) Easy integration with Gustavus Google Drive Easy integration with Gustavus Google Calendar Uninterrupted access to your Gustavus email after graduation (viewing old mail, […]