IT Services are making some changes to improve the reliability and resiliency of the University network.
The main work will take place on Saturday 2 March, but there will also be two additional periods where our external network supplier Jisc are performing maintenance, on the mornings of Tuesday 26 February and Tuesday 5 March.
There will be occasional short periods of network interruption between 10am and 4pm on Saturday. This means that University services such as internet access, email, GlobalProtect, My Manchester and other associated services may be unavailable for a few minutes at various periods throughout the day while this work takes place.
While we’re not expecting the work between 7am and 9am on Tuesday 26 February and Tuesday 5 March to noticeably impact service, we are asking people to consider these times when planning their work.
The IT Services network team will be monitoring progress and performing any necessary work during this time.