Computer Centre provides seamless gigabit network connectivity to the entire campus that connects all the Academic Departments, Hostels, Central Library, Administrative Departments, Lecture Hall Complex, IWD Building and Residences with Tier-3 managed architecture. Internet access is provided by dedicated Internet link of 1 Gbps and 720 Mbps from two different ISPs. IISERB is also a part of EDUROAM network; it provides the Internet connectivity to IISERB community members, in the campuses of other participating institutions.
National Knowledge Network
IISER Bhopal is a part of National Knowledge Network (NKN) under which all the national level institutes are connected via the high-speed fiber network. NKN encourages and enables the use of specialized applications; allow sharing of High-Performance Computing (HPC) facilities, e-libraries, virtual classrooms, and large databases. It provides a platform to share teaching, research, health services and library facilities with all the other IISERs and research institutions in the country.
The Institute's Computer Centre is also equipped with high performance computing facility for scientific research. There are two InfiniBand Linux clusters in which Tier-2 data Centre host a 132 compute nodes of infiniband cluster with login and management nodes where each node has 2 Intel Xeon E5-2670 2.6 GHz processors with 64GB RAM along with a 100 TB SAS-based storage system that provides compute performance up to 44 T F L O P S . The other infiniband cluster is of 29 nodes where each computing node has dual Intel Xeon X5570 Quadcore@2.93 GHz processors, and the nodes are connected with infiniband interconnect to support more tightly coupled parallel applications.
CC has populated 297 Desktop machines in three separate labs with Windows and Linux OS. CC provides computer lab facility for UG and PG students based on Linux/Windows platform with application softwares. Currently, the lab facility is used for programming based classes and workshops. When classes/workshops are not scheduled, it is available to students for assignments and projects. The lab facility is also used for conducting academic and administrative exams.
|Windows 10||Computer Centrefirstname.lastname@example.org||2304|
|Adobe Acrobat Professional|
|Chem Office, Mestrenova||Dr. Manmohan Kapuremail@example.com||1331|
|Turbomole, Materials Studio||Dr. Vardharajan Srinivasan
|Dr. Abhijit Patrafirstname.lastname@example.org||1317|
|Gaussian||Dr. Rajesh Murarkaemail@example.com||1319|
|Mathematica||Dr. Anand M.||firstname.lastname@example.org||1263|
|MATLAB||Dr. Pawan K Auroraemail@example.com||2644|
CC is running all the essential services in-house like maintenance and development of Institute Website, internal/external DNS, web-based automation, centralized authentication using LDAP/Radius, separate DHCP services for each building, campus Wi-Fi, storage, campus telephone services, online automation services, virtual resource allotment, internal cloud storage for different level of users, personal homepage hosting services for academic staff and SSL-VPN for each user of IISER Bhopal. CC has internal online service request and complaint system; the user can file online service requests and complaints and subsequently track their status.
Computer Centre recently developed and launched the new websites of Institute, different departments and functionaries.
Online Library service with access to various databases is provided through the Institute network. CC offers SSL-VPN facility to all the users of IISER Bhopal for remote access to library services and other online Institute resources from anywhere in the world.
CC is also maintaining and developing campus automation system that caters the daily need of Institute's academic and administrative functions.
Computer Centre provides email account facility to faculty, staff, students, visiting faculty and temporary staff.
Our campus email services hosted with unlimited content storage space for each user of IISERB via G Suite. One can access his/her email, calendar, address book, and tasks on any computer through a web browser.
Protect Email messages with confidential mode -CC has enabled "Protect Email messages with confidential mode" for IISER Bhopal community members.
However, confidential mode prevent the email message recipient from accidentally sharing an email. It does not prevent the recipient from taking screenshots or pictures of your messages and attachments.
CC has enabled 2-Step Verification or two-factor authentication for IISERB email accounts. It will add an extra layer of security to your IISERB email account. By use of it, a user can avoid login access to his/her IISERB email account if an unauthorized person has the password of his/her email account.
How it works -(If two-factor authentication or 2-Step Verification enabled for your IISERB email account.)
How to enable 2-Step Verification for your IISERB email account -
CC has enabled a Google Classroom feature for IISER Bhopal community members. It is a free web portal or services which gives users/teachers a secure medium to communicate and collaborate with students.
Computer Centre has deployed campus-wide IP based telephone services that offer all the general phone features with extra facilities like directory access, conference call, etc. CC also manages Telephone e-Billing System which generates/calculates the bills.
The major application software for Administration and Academic purpose are available with CC (Mathematica, ChemOffice, Material Studio, Gaussian, Turbomole and other general software like Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Professional, and Symantec Endpoint etc.). The users can fill the service request from and download/install the software upon approval
CC also provides video/audio conferencing facility for academic presentations, interviews and administrative meetings.
CC provides support for procurement, installation and maintenance of IT Equipment and Application Software in all the departments, LHC, Hostels, Residential Area and Administrative Sections. We also provide technical support for establishment and maintenance of Smart Class, Conference Rooms and Board Rooms and consultancy/support to other Govt. institutions (SPA, RGPV, MANIT Bhopal, Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya Bhopal, and MP Police Academy).