Planned Maintenance Outage on Sat.,9/22

NOTICE: Planned Maintenance Outage

During the morning of Saturday, September 22, 2012 a maintenance event will occur in the Production South Street Shrewsbury Data Center. This event will result in multiple services being offline as noted below. This is an expansion of a normal monthly maintenance window. It has been expanded due to the amount of work required and the estimated time to complete

WHAT: All services housed in the production South Street Data Center will be unavailable.

WHEN: Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 4:00 am until 12 noon.

WHY: Primarily UITS will be upgrading data storage software and introducing new equipment into the data center. These changes will provide enhanced performance and reliability for the applications in the data center.

IMPACT: From 4:00 am until noon on Saturday, September 22, all services in the Production South Street data center will be unavailable. This includes:

HR Direct and all PeopleSoft Production applications

Identity Management (IdM)

Summit and Cognos/RDS

Sharepoint (Workspaces)


Other 3rd party and Departmental applications

Exchange email at UITS (notLowell)’ please note that no emails to President’s Office staff (including UITS) will be sent or delivered during this time