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Launch of new Remote PC cluster access service

29 Sep 2020

IT Services are launching an updated service allowing students and teaching staff to access PC clusters remotely

George Kenyon PC cluster, before restrictions were in place

Due to social distancing restrictions, room capacities have been reduced, and as a result, there are fewer computers available for students to sit down and use in our PC clusters.

As part of IT Services’ End User Computing project, a new service will be launched from Monday 5 October which enables students and staff to remotely log into cluster PCs from their own computer or mobile device, after registering for the University’s new Multi-Factor Authentication service.

This means that students and staff will be able to access PC cluster software 24/7 from any location with an internet connection using their own equipment, if they do not have physical access to PC clusters.

This is an upgrade to the previous version of remote cluster access which was implemented earlier in 2020.

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