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Collaborate with the Ultra experience July 2019 Update

Date Published: Jul 04,2019


CategoryProduct:Ultra Experience; Version:Ultra Experience
Article No.: 000050816

Type:
Support Bulletin

Product:
Collaborate - Ultra Experience


Bulletin/Advisory Information:

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We are pleased to announce the upcoming release of Collaborate with the Ultra experience July 2019 update. We're continually evolving to improve the teaching and learning experience. We're excited to introduce you to some exciting new features and tools in this July 2019 release:
  • Moderators can now rename files uploaded to a session.
  • Moderators and/or presenters can now enable browser chat push notifications to alert them to new chat messages in the session, even while the application is minimized.
  • Moderators can share files, with one or more breakout groups.
For a complete list of updates and additional details, please review our Collaborate with the Ultra experience July Release Notes

When will the update take place?

All clients will be upgraded on Thursday, July 11, 2019:

  • Asia Pacific (AWS Sydney): Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 12:00 Midnight AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time) UTC/GMT +10 hours to Thursday, July 11, 2019 4:00 AM AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time) UTC/GMT +10 hours
  • Canada (AWS Montreal): Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 2:00 AM EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) UTC/GMT -4 hours to Thursday, July 11, 2019 6:00 AM EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) UTC/GMT -4 hours
  • Europe (AWS Ireland): Thursday, July 11, 2019 from Midnight IST (Irish Standard Time) UTC/GMT +1 to Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 4:00 AM IST (Irish Standard Time) UTC/GMT +1
  • US (AWS Virginia): Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 2:00 AM EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) UTC/GMT -4 hours to Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 6:00 AM EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) UTC/GMT -4 hours

Please note We will try to minimize downtime and do not plan on using these entire maintenance windows, however we will use these entire maintenance windows if necessary. Collaborate Ultra customers may see intermittent availability during these maintenance windows.

How will users access this release?

Users will automatically have access to the July 2019 update after the upgrade. 

What supporting resources are available?

To help you with the transition, new documentation and knowledge base articles will be published on the day of the release.



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