Announcements

October 1, 2015
As of November 15, 2015, Adobe no longer offers patches or bug fixes for Adobe Acrobat X (Version 10). Anyone using this product version should upgrade to the latest version. Enterprise policy requires that you make sure your system and software is up to date and patched to reduce security risks...Read more »
October 1, 2015
This is a summary of the fees and services compared with FY15. Please visit Fees & Purchasing Information for full catalog and cost information. FY16 Rates are effective October 1, 2015 - September 30, 2016 for existing services Service FY16 (compared to FY15) Unit Storage Services MAD, RFA,...Read more »
September 18, 2015
Education Analytical Suite Version 9.4 Partners SAS Licenses SAS is available for researchers to purchase from the Research Computing Core at the cost of $300.00 per license annually. Licenses are good until summer, 2019. Purchases are prorated beginning in October of the license year, but requires...Read more »
September 15, 2015
Applies To: All Users The IT Asset Management Standards for Apple Macintosh Products (EISS- 8.1d) are effective as of August 1, 2015. The standards require all institutionally owned or issued Macintosh devices (devices purchased with corporate or hospital funds, including research grants, and...Read more »
September 4, 2015
We are happy to bring you the newest issue of our Partners Biobank newsletter created for participants in the Biobank project. The Biobank is a collection of samples and data from patients at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital that are used for research. It’s been a...Read more »
August 6, 2015
Microsoft released the next operating system, Windows 10 on July 29, 2015. Windows 10 is not a required upgrade. This applies to Non-standard/Research PCs currently running Windows 7 or 8. This does not apply to Partners Standard PCs. If you’re considering the upgrade, use caution and ensure your...Read more »
June 15, 2015
The Partners Biobank Portal has been launched to facilitate sample/data queries The Partners Biobank recently launched the Biobank Portal to help investigators query its inventory of samples and data . The Partners Biobank is a repository of consented samples (DNA, serum, and plasma) and health...Read more »
June 14, 2015
Check the Upcoming Events calendar for seminars, discussions and trainings of interest to you. Click on the calendar for listings by date and to view additional information regarding upcoming or past happenings. Any event hosted by RISC that is open to the Partners HealthCare research community...Read more »
June 11, 2015
Apple announced availability of a public beta coming in July 2015 for the next Mac operating system, OS X 10.11 called El Capitan. As with prior releases of Mac OS’s, we highly recommended you do not upgrade to El Capitan while we evaluate potential compatibility issues that could impact your...Read more »
June 11, 2015
On July 29, 2015, Microsoft will release the next operating system, Windows 10. Windows 10 is not a required upgrade. This applies to Non-standard/Research PCs currently running Windows 7 or 8. This does not apply to Partners Standard PCs. If you’re considering the upgrade, use caution and ensure...Read more »

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