Services that support access to and use of hardware, software, and related peripherals. Includes desktop and mobile device support, printing and related services, software applications, and distribution.

Services (4)

Desktop and Mobile Computing Support

Support for end-point devices, including laptops, desktops, mobile devices, and related peripherals that are not in the printing service. These devices might be personally or institutionally owned (including loaner equipment) and might be part of a shared pool or a computer lab. Includes support for the associated operating system, hardware, and systems that provide enterprise management of computing devices.

Hardware Lifecycle Management

This service provides purchasing consultation, hardware procurement, configuration, distribution, loaning, asset tracking, refreshing (upgrades and replacements), and technology recycling for university owned computers that are supported by the Information Technology Services organization before, during, and after their use until the time they are no longer the property of Framingham State.

Printing and Related Support

Centrally managed administrative and technical support for networked printers and copier hardware and software including multi-function devices capable of copying, scanning, faxing, and printing. This also includes print quota systems, 3D printing, and other replicating technologies.

Software Applications

Administrative and technical support for the provisioning of software applications that are locally installed on a computer or mobile device, accessed from a Software as a Service (SaaS) provider via the cloud, or accessed from a virtual application or virtual desktop.