DoIT Departmental Tech Support - IT Equipment Information

This document provides information about how to order equipment from DoIT Departmental Support. It includes guidance on selecting computers based on user work types and a table of stocked DS equipment that shows availability.


IT Equipment Requests

We are currently processing requests for laptops, monitors, and various accessories. The requester must comply with all existing UW purchasing policies and those of their department. Please ensure you have approval from your manager prior to submitting a request.

Current Stock and ETAs

Some items may not be immediately available. View the table of available IT equipment options below.

Selection Form (Employee Onboarding or Request a Workstation)

Once you are ready to make your selection, please use the Departmental Tech Support - Portal

Choosing A Computer

When choosing a computer, it is essential to select one that best meets the user's needs. To simplify the selection process, options are organized into categories based on typical activities and software usage. The hardware choices are determined based on staff input and are configured to meet the hardware requirements of commonly used software throughout the organization.

General User Typical Activities

  • Presentations (e.g. PowerPoint, Prezi)
  • Training (e.g. Captivate, Camtasia)
  • Data Input (e.g. CBS, MS Office, Web)
  • Customer Relationship Management (e.g. Salesforce, Cherwell)
  • Project Management (e.g. SmartSheets, MS Project)
  • Productivity & Collaboration (Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams, PowerPoint)
  • Monitoring (e.g. Nagios, Web, Management Consoles)
  • Remote Administration (e.g. GlobalProtect, Bomgar) Web & App Development (e.g. VMWare, Developer Tools, Scripting.)
  • Lite Graphic Design (e.g. Creative Cloud, OmniGraffle)
  • Telecommuting (e.g. GlobalProtect, Remote Desktop, Web, MS Office)

Power User Typical Activities

  • Occasional Video Editing (e.g. Final Cut, Premier)
  • Lite Database Administration (e.g. Oracle, SQL, Developer Studio)
  • Occasional use of Data Analytics software (e.g. MS Office, Tableau, R, PowerBI, XL Connect)
  • Occasional Use of Engineering Software (e.g. AutoCAD, ArcGIS)
  • Management Consoles such as Palo Alto)
  • Occasional Testing (e.g. VMware Virtual Machines)
  • Server Administration (e.g. VMWare, Compilers, Scripting Tools, Management Consoles)
  • Graphic Design (e.g. Creative Cloud, OmniGraffle)

Drafter/Designer/Analyst Typical Activities

  • Heavy use of of Video Editing (e.g. Final Cut, Premier)
  • Database Administration (e.g. Oracle, SQL, Developer Studio)
  • Data Analytics software (e.g. MS Office, Tableau, R, PowerBI, XL Connect)
  • Engineering Software (e.g. AutoCAD, ArcGIS, Management Consoles such as Palo Alto)
  • Testing with Virtual Machines (e.g. VMware Virtual Machines)
  • Graphic Design (e.g. Creative Cloud, OmniGraffle

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OwnerIbrahim G.GroupDoIT Departmental Support
Created2023-04-18 08:39:58Updated2024-07-02 20:05:33
SitesDoIT Departmental Support, DoIT Help Desk, DoIT Help Desk Level 2 KCS, DoIT Staff
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