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09/21/2015

IMSS Offer High Performance Cloud Computing Service

IMSS offers an affordable, on-demand High Performance Computing (HPC) service. This cloud-based service provides faculty and research groups the opportunity to run HPC simulations on an IMSS-supported platform without expending the resources required to build and maintain dedicated, physical HPC infrastructure.

On-demand HPC features include:

  • Access to 4000+ cores
  • Over 60 HPC applications installed (FEA, CFD, Life Sciences, Weather forecasting and more)
  • Non-virtualized "bare-metal" execution for optimal performance
  • Fast CPUs and GPUs

For more information, see https://www.imss.caltech.edu/help/hpc.

09/02/2015

Save the Date: Family Night Dinner & Movie

Family Night Dinner and Movie for the Caltech community and their families will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 16. This is the official kick-off of our United Way Campaign.

Dinner will be served from 5pm to 6:15 p.m. on Beckman Mall. No tickets are required for the dinner.

A family movie will be screened at 6:30 p.m. in Beckman Auditorium. Wristbands are required for admission to the movie. Wristbands will be distributed on a first-come-first-served basis during the dinner.

Stay tuned for the coming attractions: movie and performance details!

08/11/2015

INTRODUCING CALTECH’S NEW PREFERRED TRAVEL AGENCY

Travel Services is very happy to announce it has partnered with a travel management company to become Caltech's new preferred travel agency. CORPORATE TRAVEL PLANNERS, INC. (CTP) joins Caltech with extensive higher education experience, almost 25 years of travel-related knowledge, and the lowest booking fees Caltech has ever negotiated! Beginning Tuesday, September 1st we hope you will give them a try and book your next Caltech business trip with CTP. For more information, please visit the Travel Services website.

06/10/2015

Foothill Unity Center Back-to-School Drive

The Caltech community is participating in a drive in support of the Foothill Unity Center to provide back-to-school supplies for children of qualified families.

Drop-off boxes are in Human Resources & Keith Spalding lobbies. Donations are accepted from June 15th thru July 22nd.

Suggested items are: New backpacks, 24-count crayons, single spiral notebooks, glue sticks, mechanical pencils, pencil sharpeners, 3-ring binders, filler paper (college & wide-ruled), calculators (regular & Scientific), 12' ruler, and blue and black ballpoint pens.

Please deposit your items in the drop-off boxes between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

If you have questions or need more item suggestions, contact Diane Williams at 626-395-8055 or diane.williams@caltech.edu.

06/02/2015

OneDrive for Business & Office Online are now available

IMSS is pleased to announce that OneDrive for Business and Office Online are now available to campus. With these services, you can use virtually any device to store individual files in the cloud, share files with others, and read and edit Office documents. OneDrive for Business can also be used as a replacement for your IMSS home directory.

 

Features of OneDrive for Business include:

  • Free 1TB individual space to store and organize your documents and other files in the cloud
  • Share files and folders with others and give them permission to review or edit the content
  • Sync your files with PCs (Windows 7 & 8.x) and Macs
  • Review and edit Office documents on mobile devices and tablets using Office Mobile (free for Android, iOS and Windows Phone)
  • View and edit Office documents in a browser using Office Online (web-based versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote)
  • Use automatic document version control to view and restore previous versions of your Office documents

OneDrive for Business and Office Online are now enabled for your account. For more information, or to start using the service, please review the FAQs: http://imss.caltech.edu/office365/onedrivebusiness/faqs and http://imss.caltech.edu/office365/office-online/faqs.

05/22/2015

2015 Travel Fair

P-Card and Travel Services will hold its 9th Travel Fair on June 24, 2015 from 10:30am to 2:00pm located at the San Pasqual Walk. This year's theme is "Gateway to Europe." Come out and meet Caltech's preferred vendors. There will be delicious food for purchase and a drawing for great prizes (valid Caltech ID required to enter drawings). Come enjoy the fun! We hope to see you there! Click here to view flyer https://procurement.caltech.edu/documents/209-travel_flyer_062415.pdf.

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