Buying Schedule

On this page you will find information on when to purchase annual software, Dell hardware and current software titles that we are procuring.

When to Purchase Annual Software

Software Title /Manufacturer Purchasing Timeframe
ESRI July
ERDAS July
SPSS August
Adobe September
Microsoft September

When to purchase Dell hardware

The best time to buy Dell hardware happens around these times of year:

  • January 1st - 15th
  • April 1st - 15th
  • October 1st - 15th

You are welcome to contact IT Procurement to coordinate orders for best pricing.

Software Titles we are Pursuing

Software Title Software Description Anticipated Date
Parature Ticketing software for Bb Student Services December 2015
Palo Alto Business planning software Q1 2016 (Q3 2015)
Proofpoint Cloud-based Cybersecurity solutions Q1 2016 (Q3 2015)
Splunk Operational intelligence Q1 2016 (Q3 2015)
Talisma for Admissions Customer Management Q1 2016 (Q3 2015)
VMware Horizon DaaS Virtual Desktop January 2016
Blackboard Student Services 24/7 Blackboard phone/ticket support June 2016

If you are interested in any of the titles, please email us.