BYU offers many software titles to employees of the university at discounted prices. To view titles and purchase software, go directly to the Software Distribution website at http://software.byu.edu.
For details, see the Software Distribution page.
CSRs and system administrators can purchase, download, and install software from Software Distribution for their users on campus. To enter Software Distribution with proxy access, go to http://go.byu.edu/proxysoftware. For additional information on Proxy Purchasing, see the Software Distribution page.
See BYU's Besafe website at http:\\besafe.byu.edu for additional network safety information.
BYU no longer provides virus protection through Software Distribution. Antivirus software can be downloaded for free via the internet or bought. If users would like suggestions, contact the OIT Service Desk.
Virtual Private Servers (VPS) allow departments and colleges to administer a private, leased server. It is available with the Windows 2003 Server and built on HP blade server technology using AMD Opteron and 2.4 GHz processors.
For details, see the Virtual Private Server page.
As a member of the BYU community, CSRs are allowed access to a Virtual Private Networking Client that provides a secure connection to the BYU network from off campus. First, order an account from the VPN Client description page, then download the VPN Client from Software Distribution.
For details, see the Virtual Private Networking Client page.
The Dedicated Data line provides a secure connection between two hardware devices. To order this service, call the OIT Service Desk at 801-422-4000
For details, see the Dedicated Data Line page.
OIT provides lab administrators with tools to manage machine configuration and user authentication, monitor and evaluate machine usage, and manipulate machines. These statistics are shown in an easy to use public-facing environment.For details, see the Lab Management System page.
The Office of IT negotiates discounts with vendors for standard configurations each year. Vendors for computers include: Dell, HP, Apple, and Lenovo. Vendors for printers include: Dell, HP, Xerox, and Sharp. For more information, visit the BYU Bookstore.
Equipment Surplus / Asset Disposal is BYU's procedure for recycling unneeded electronic equipment. You can request old hardware items to be picked up. This equipment is then refurbished and available for personal purchase through surplus sales held about once a month.
CSRs and system administrators are also able to purchase, with permission, surplus for clients' office use. Requests are made by emailing email@example.com.
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