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Skidmore College
Information Technology

User Support

Storage recommendations and options

Skidmore Data Servers

  • datastor
  • Box.com

Cloud-based Storage

  • GIS server
  • OneDrive

Storage on Skidmore Data Servers (datastor, GIS Server)

VPN is required to connect to data servers from off campus.

Apple Macintosh Server Access

  • Instructions to connect to a data server such as datastor or GIS server

Microsoft Windows Server Access

  • Instructions to connect to servers such as datastor or GIS server

Security

Passwords

Password Change

Mac users may need to update the keychain after changing password.

Antivirus

Windows computer, personal, not college-owned
We strongly recommend Microsoft's free Security Essentials. Get it here.

Apple Macintosh, personal, not college-owned
We strongly recommend ClamXav. Get it here.

Purchasing

Skidmore College has standard hardware (Windows or Macintosh) and software configurations supplied to both faculty and staff. If your needs cannot be met with one of our standard configurations, we will work with you to find an appropriate solution. To learn more about hardware and software options, visit the IT Purchasing page.