Fall 2011 [Number 251]
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CIT Streamlines Windows Virtual Server Provisioning
Looking for more flexibility and a faster turnaround on provisioning virtual servers? We now offer our existing Windows hosting customers 24/7 online self-service provisioning for Microsoft Windows-based virtual servers.
Mainframe and zLinux Services to Get New IBM z114 Business Class Server
Do you use CIT's Mainframe (Titan) or zLinux Services? We're upgrading from the z9 to the z114 BC server, and here's what you need know about the new functions and capabilities you can expect.
End of Fiscal Year Brings Annual CIT Change Moratorium
With the end of the fiscal year, CIT's system change moratorium returns. If you're wondering what it entails and how it might affect you, find out more here.
Change Management at CIT
CIT continues its journey into ITIL implementation with the development of our first-ever centralized Change Management process.
Change Management at NIH
Were you aware that NINDS and CIT are collaborating to tackle the issue of change
communications across the NIH enterprise? Get a report on their efforts here.
CIT's Lifecycle Management Program for Your Hardware
How can CIT more consistently track, maintain, and replace over 2,300 desktop and laptop computers spread across three different locations? Our answer is the Lifecycle Management Program; find out how implementing a centralized cradle-to-grave hardware management system improves our services and benefits you.
Ask the NIH IT Service Desk: More about the KB
Have you taken advantage of the NIH IT Service Desk's Self-Service Knowledge Base yet?
Whether you just want a little assist with your problem-solving or you need IT answers at odd hours, the KB is your 24/7 source for NIH-related IT information.
Updated Deregistration Official and Account Sponsor Manual
Are you a new account official for a CIT account? Then you should take a look at the updated Procedures for Deregistration Officials and Account Sponsors manual.
October is NIH Disability Awareness and National Cyber Security Awareness Month
|October 24 – 28
||The 25th annual NIH Research Festival highlights the scientific excellence of the Intramural Research Program through scientific symposia, poster sessions, NIH exhibitors, the vendor tent show, and more. Visit CIT's booth October 24 – 26.
||NIH Disability Awareness: More Than Words – NIH Celebrates Accessibility (9:30 am – 1:30 pm, NIH Building 45, Natcher Conference Center). CIT is one of the sponsors of this event.
||At the NIH Telework Festival, find information and demos of CIT's telework-related services. Also on offer are other breakout session, a poster contest, and vendors on site (9:00 am – 1:00 pm, Bldg 45, Natcher Conference Center).
NIH Data Center Tours
CIT offers scheduled tours of its NIH Data Center, a multi-system federal data center located in Building 12 on the NIH campus, on the first Wednesday of every month from 9 am to 10 am. (Additional tours can be coordinated at other times as needed.) Sign up at http://training.cit.nih.gov/ (under "CIT Services" in Courses by Category).
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Changes in CIT policies and standards of service, as well as significant changes made to hardware and software on various platforms at the NIH Data Center, are announced in this publication.
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