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Zoom Video Conferencing is Here!

  • We are happy to announce that the University of Miami has signed an academic enterprise agreement with Zoom for video and audio conferencing. Zoom was selected to augment the University's current video conferencing tools for its consistency across devices, integrations, simplicity, and flexibility.

Zoom 5.0

  • Zoom recently released Zoom 5.0, setting a new standard in video communications security. As of May 30, 2020, all Zoom desktop applications running older versions will be required to upgrade to Zoom 5.0, as new encryption will be fully enabled across the Zoom platform (you will not be able to use the Zoom app after May 30 until you've updated to 5.0).

Zoom Meetings will Require Passcodes and/or Waiting Room as of July 19, 2020

  • As of July 19, Zoom will require passcodes and/or waiting rooms for all meetings, including previously scheduled meetings. These changes will further secure Zoom video conferences by preventing unwanted participants from joining your meetings.

Cloud-Storage Solutions Comparison Chart

  • Learn more about the University of Miami's three cloud-storage solutions – Box, Google Drive, and Microsoft OneDrive – via our visual comparison chart.

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