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Software Acquisition and Usage Policies

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Purchasing Software

As with computer hardware, all computer software purchases must be approved by the department’s LAN Manager and purchased via the MSIT on-line purchase application. Contact your LAN Manager for details.

Read all software license agreements carefully and ask your LAN Manager if you have any questions.

Site-Licensed Software

The following applications can be installed on any UT-owned computer by your LAN Manager, at no cost:

  • Microsoft Office 2016 Pro Enterprise (does not include Visio)
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Education(64 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise (64 bit preferred, 32 bit acceptable)
  • Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection
  • Adobe Reader (latest version available at time of installation)

For all other software needs, contact your LAN Manager to get a quote or ask about volume licensing.

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