Issues accessing Blackboard this morning

You may have experienced issues accessing Blackboard this morning: A small number of clients are reporting intermittent connectivity issues to the AMS1 data center. The operations teams are actively investigating the reported issues. The problems were fixed by lunchtime.

Blackboard Unavailable

Blackboard is currently running very slowly, or is unavailable. We’re working with Blackboard’s Managed Hosting team to restore access. Updates: #TT172929 – Our monitoring tools indicate throughput issues in Manchester since 11:03 BST Thursday 14th April. We are investigating. — … Continued

Blackboard is currently down

Please be informed that JANET is down and users are currently unable to access Blackboard VLE. We are working to resolve this issue and we will update you once we have more details.

Blackboard DDOS Attack

Access to Blackboard was interrupted twice today. The first time was around half past eleven Aston's Blackboard is down. Blackboard Managed Hosting are aware and are investigating the cause cc @isa_helpdesk — VLE Aston University (@VLEAston) November 4, 2014 Access … Continued

Down: 13/01/14

Blackboard is currently slow or unreachable. We’ve reached out to Blackboard for more information, and will update here when we know more. Access to Blackboard has been restored  

Equella Decomissioning

The University has decided that the Equella repository will be decommissioned in November 2014. From the 18th December 2013, university staff (with the exception of the library) will not be able to contribute items into Equella. Existing items in Equella … Continued