Buying software overview
Central Funded - no purchase required
Central funding has been negotaited for some software available under existing site licence agreements.
ITS purchases these site-wide licences annually on behalf of the UQ community.
These centrally funded software applications are currently available for installation on UQ computers without the purchase of a licence by UQ Organisational Units.
- Adobe creative Cloud
- ArcGIS (ESRI)
- ChemOffice Professional
- Graphpad Prism
- Microsoft CAUDIT products
- Vmware CAUDIT products
UniFi Software Catalog - purchase required
Internal orders to ITS are required for some software which is available under existing agreements where volume/special pricing has been negotiated.
ITS purchases these agreement based licences on behalf of the the UQ community once an interal order from a UQ Organisational Unithas been received.
These applications are currently available for internal ordering through ITS.
- Adobe - selected products which are not included in the Creative Cloud software. Captivate, Contribute, Presenter, Font Folio
- Filemaker Pro, Filemaker Pro Advanced, Filemaker Server
- Microsoft - selected products which are not included in the CAUDIT agreement. Visio Standard, Visio Professional, Visual Studio Pro, SQL server products.
They are ordered via the UniFi eProcurement ITS Sofware Catalog where the current prices can be checked.
Please include the following details on the request, inserted into the comment field on the order, and select the Send to Vendor box.
- Name of the staff member who will be using the software
- computer name for the installation
- physical location of the computer - Building & Room
Depending on the Organisational Unit, staff may be able to raise the request, or Finance/IT staff mey be required to do this.
FBS UniFi support are available to help with UniFi and online documentation is also available for ordering from UniFi catalogues.
Other software which is not central funded or available for internal ordering from ITS can be purchased directly by the Organisational Unit Finance Officer. Any requests relating to the purchase of a Site Licence should first be checked with ITS Licensing.
All software purchases, through UniFi or credit card, require the use of the correct Account Code700980. This allows for software purchase records to be uploaded frpm UniFi to the ITAM system.
Item descriptions are also important - using clear reference to the software at the beginning of the field will optimise record identification. This applies to both PO line items and credit card reconciliation.
Contacting ITS Licensing & Maintenance
Phone 336 56000 to log a job through the ITS Helpdesk
Fax: 334 66985