Computation Facility

Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian

Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian

Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2022

CF Services Overview

Services include networking (voice and data), email distribution and gatewaying, file and print services, network and direct-attached storage, domain nameservice, data backup for managed workstations and desktops, off-site storage, formulation and implementation of IT policies IT Security, Webmaster (including Webserver management), Web Services (including Web-based scientific application development), Scientific Workstation management (Linux), cluster computing, high-end color printing support (including poster printing), PC/Windows desktop management, and User Help Desk.

The Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian also relies on the CF for development and management of the Staff Database application and related activities. Finally, the CF is responsible for managing and operating a number of technology-based services such as video-teleconferencing, Webcasting, and for providing audio-visual support for speakers, conferences, and training sessions.