Hardware and Software

Hardware and software provision within Ulster University.

In this section you'll find information on:

Image Provision

Digital Services supports over 2000 Windows based desktop PCs throughout the University in locations which include Libraries, IT laboratories, teaching rooms and group study rooms.

Purchasing Hardware

The University has adopted the National Desktop and Notebook Agreement (NDNA) for the purposes of procuring Windows-based desktop and laptop hardware.

Further information is available from the Procurement NDNA website.

Software Services

Digital Services manages a range of software purchased on behalf of the University. Some software is available for installation on University owned equipment whilst other products are available to staff and students for installation on their own PCs or Macintoshes.

Wireless Laptop Support

Digital Services provide assistance for staff, students or visitors who are experiencing wireless connectivity problems on their personal laptop or netbook.


In this section

Digital Services provides Windows 32-bit and 64-bit software images which are compliant with the University Desktop Standards Architecture.

Desktop and laptop systems are available via the National Desktop and Notebook Agreement (NDNA).

Digital Services manages a range of software purchased on behalf of the University.

Digital Services provide "Best Effort" assistance for those experiencing wireless problems on their personal laptop.

The current suite of standards associated with a MS Windows-based platform for staff and student services.