$14.5 Million MassDevelopment Financing to Support MGHPCC

The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center has obtained a $14.5 million New Markets Tax Credit allocation from MassDevelopment to help fund the new data center in Holyoke. ”MassDevelopment’s contribution is an important component in a project that reflects a historic cooperation among some of the state’s leading research universities, industry and government. Beyond establishing a…

“Mad Hackers” Tech Talk is now available

IS&T’s Tech Talk series is now available at www-staging.bu.edu/tech/talk. See the most recent presentation on Mad Hackers, which took place on October 20 for Information Security Week….

MyPrint will be temporarily unavailable Oct 21st at 11:00 pm

Description of Impact: A restart of the servers hosting the MyPrint service is needed to ensure continued stable performance. This restart will happen today, Friday, October 21st at 11:00 pm, EDT. The MyPrint service will be unavailable for approximately 15 minutes….

Resolved – Weblogin intermittent access issues

Access to WebLogin authenticated applications was slow or intermittent….

Resolved – WebLogin unavailable

WebLogin-authenticated services were unavailable….

Resolved – BUworks unavailable; Exchange webmail degraded

Access to BUworks was unavailable. Access to Exchange webmail was also degraded for some clients….

Free Document Shredding – October 25, 26 & 27

This year, BU Information Security is hosting the first annual Information Security Awareness Week at Boston University. One of the activities the Information Security department is sponsoring this year is free document shredding for all BU faculty, staff, and students…

Mass. AG’s Office to Assist in Development of MGHPCC Construction Site

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, Holyoke Gas & Electric, and the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) have announced an agreement for environmental cleanup and revitalization of the construction site for the MGHPCC. ”This agreement will help turn an old industrial site into a key part of Holyoke’s economic future,” said Attorny General Coakley….

Resolved – Network Service unavailable at 985 Commonwealth Ave

Network Service issues at 985 Commonwealth Ave have been resolved….

Construction Begins on Mass. High Performance Computing Center

Construction is underway for the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center in Holyoke, Massachusetts, with benefits both for the five-institution collaboration and for the local economy. Boston University, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northeastern University and the University of Massachusetts formed this venture to boost academic research by building a 90,000 sq. ft.,…