Purchasing a Computer through ISS
Do you want to take the stress out of ordering a computer?
Then let ISS do the ordering for you.
If you would like more information about the ISS Computer Purchasing Support Service or would like ISS to purchase a computer for you please fill in the enquiry form.You will be referred to one of a number of designated ISS support staff who will contact you to answer your questions regarding cost, set-up and delivery of your computer.
Once you have decided to purchase a computer let ISS do the work:
- ISS Service Desk Staff log your request as a trackable job.
- ISS order your computer.
- When your computer is delivered ISS Technicians will install any necessery software, updates and security fixes deemed necessery by the Systems team.
- An ISS Technician will then bring the computer to you and set it up on your desk.
The Service is only available to Lancaster University staff for equipment procured with University funds. You must have agreement from your budget holder before requesting this service.
Information on suppliers
To find computers which match the University's requirements ISS has liaised with a number of suppliers, looked at their machines and negotiated advantageous prices specifically for Lancaster University.
Details of these offers can be found by following the links below.
Please note, ISS are not directly involved in the sale of these machines but are simply offering them as examples that match
our specifications and are well priced.
A full list of University preferred PC, laptop and printer suppliers can be found on the strategic purchasing webpage.
Many computer magazines run independent tests, reviews and articles offering advice for computer buyers. Below are some links to a few of their online editions. The library and campus newsagent also stock a range of PC magazines. However the choice of companies and systems may be bewildering at first.
Please contact ISS service desk for further assistance X10987 / email@example.com