CITES NetFiles Retirement

CITES NetFiles will be retired December 21, 2012. The retirement of this service has been endorsed by the IT Council and approved by the CITES Directors. CITES will begin communicating specific self-migration and support information to users in mid-to-late August.

As staff or faculty, you can begin using Box.com immediately. You can sign up for your Box.com account at https://uofi.box.com and use it for the Fall 2012 term. Enrollment to Box.com will be opened to students in the Fall 2012 term. Faculty, staff and students can also request a site on publish.illinois.edu immediately for static web page hosting. Any user who logs into Illinois Compass 2g is provided with a personal directory space automatically, and a CITES Wiki space can be requested at https://wiki.cites.uiuc.edu/spacerequest/ .

The alternative solutions for faculty, staff, and students will be:
•             Box.com
•             Illinois Compass 2g's Content Management System
•             publish.illinois.edu (PIE) for static web page hosting
•             CITES Wiki for alternative web presence, not intended for file storage
 
An alternative solution available to undergraduate students only will be:
Google Apps @ Illinois Google Drive / Google Sites