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April 20, 2001 [Number 218] Please note that this issue of Interface is an archived issue. Therefore, the information contained in each article may no longer be current.
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Interface Online Arrives
Subscribers have been added to an e-mail group (NIH Listserv list, "Interface").
Titan SystemFree Processing Extended Through May
Now is the time for North system customers to move to the OS/390 Titan system.
Announcing a New Space Management ToolFacilityCenter
NIH staff can use this tool to view and manage the floor space in their ICs.
NIH Data WarehouseNew Reporting Tools and Improved Access to Data
NIH staff will find new business areas and tools in the NIH Data Warehouse (DW).
"Ask TASC"About Remote Access
Read updates on Parachute, ISDN lines and a pilot DSL program.
Enhanced NBARS Software Will Be Available for PC Windows Users in April
NIH users who back up data files with NBARS can download a new version of the client software.
Web Sponsor Is Bigger and Better on the South System
Account sponsors can now manage most functions for their South system accounts on the Web.
"Off-Hours" Discount to Be Reduced for OS/390 South System in FY 2002
South system discount processing is being reduced beginning October 1, 2001.
New Version of QWS3270 Plus Is Now Available
Users with a network-attached PC (running Windows) can download a new release from the Web.
Another Successful Disaster Recovery Test
Owners of critical applications can verify their recovery procedures by participating in one of CIT's hot-site tests.
OS/390 North SystemSupport for Bell 208B Modems Being Phased Out
North system users with Hayes-compatible modems can use new telephone numbers to connect.
CONNECT:Direct Is Now on Titan
A new name is required for using CONNECT:Direct on Titan.
OS/390 South SystemSome Labels to Be Discontinued July 1
Users of "pin-feed" labels will find six "inactive" ones discontinued.
CIT TrainingOnline Learning Is Now Available
NIH employees will find many courses with offered by FasTrac and the CIT Training Program.
Dates to Remember
Directories and Reference Information
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