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Supported Technology

Core Desktop Applications

Antivirus protection

Symantec AntiVirus

Desktop and laptop operating systems

Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS X v10.4 (Tiger), Mac OS X v10.5 (Leopard), Mac OS X v10.6 (Snow Leopard), Mac OS X v10.7 (Lion), Oracle VirtualBox for Mac

Email, calendaring, and collaboration tools

Google Apps for Education

Image, graphics, and multimedia design

Adobe Fireworks, Photoshop, or Flash

Office productivity - word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, etc.

Microsoft Office 2007/10 (Win) & Office 2008/11 (Mac) - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, OneNote

Statistical software


Web authoring

BigTree CMS, Google Sites, Adobe Dreamweaver


Faculty & staff desktops and laptops

HP, HP Tablet PCs, Apple, Dell

Student Program Laptops

Students are encouraged to bring a system of their choice based on our hardware recommendations or purchase one of our Preferred Systems. See for details.

Shared departmental printers

Hewlett Packard or Canon printer/copiers

Individual faculty or staff member printers

Hewlett Packard DeskJet/InkJets

** As part of the University's sustainability initiatives and cost-savings efforts, faculty and staff members are encouraged to use shared network printers rather than individual desktop units.

Technology labs and classrooms

HP, Apple, and Dell desktops or thin-client workstations, HP Tablet PCs, Wacom pen-enabled displays

Selected Systems & Infrastructure

Advancement information system

Abila Millennium, iModules

Admission events scheduling system

Fire Engine Red

Athletics recruiting system


Blog system for academic/curricular use

Google Blogger

Career Services and Off-Campus Study

Symplicity Career Services Manager (CSM) and Horizons (study abroad)

Data center virtualization

VMware on HP ProLiant servers

Digital document imaging and management (enterprise-level)

Perceptive Image Now

ERP - Enterprise-wide information system

Oracle Database and Applications

e-Services - Customized web-based portal developed & maintained by DePauw applications services team

Email listserv management system


Financial aid software system


Human Resources applicant management system


Human Resources payroll and employee management

ADP Workforce

Internet connection

I-Light - Indiana's high-speed optical network (Internet-2)

ID Card system - meal plans, building access control


Judicial records management

Symplicity Advocate

Learning/course management system


Library digital collection management


Library interlibrary loan

OCLC ILLiad Resource Sharing Management Software

Library reserves system

Ares (Atlas Systems)

Network operating system

Microsoft Active Directory

Print/copy management system


Spam filtering

Barracuda, Google Apps for Education

Storage area network (SAN)

Dell EqualLogic

Student housing management system

Symplicity Residence


Fujitsu 9600 PBX

Website CMS

BigTree CMS, PrestoSports

Last updated: 27-Sept-2013