Computer standards and purchasing info

Below is the Minimum Standards for supported computers.  For current standards please refer to the Apple and Dell hardware web pages. 
For Hardware purchases please use the links below to research your computer needs.  All purchases are done through iProcurement.  Keep in mind you must also purchase additional software when ordering computers.  Here is the list of required software that needs to be purchased.
PC computers
  • Ghost
  • Microsoft Office
Macintosh Computers
  • Microsoft Office

For software purchases please contact Pat Sophie in the Storehouse at 651/603-4992 or via email patricia.sofie@spps.org
Hardware Manufacturer: Apple   
Operating System: OSX 10.3.9 or 10.4   
Processor: G4 700 or greater   
Ram: 256 or greater
Software   
  • Sophos   
  • Lotus Notes   
  • Firefox 1.5 or Higher   
  • Camino   
  • Java 1.4 or higher  
  • Microsoft Office
Hardware Manufacturer: Dell   
Operating System: Win 2000/XP   
Processor: PIII or greater   
Ram: 256 or greater
Software   
  • Sophos   
  • Lotus Notes   
  • Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher   
  • Firefox 1.5 or greater   
  • Java 1.4 or higher  
  • Microsoft Office