ITG Computer Standards

Our computer standard represents what a majority of our users have installed on their workstations at IAS. We upgrade Member machines as one group so that all Members have equivalent systems.

Hardware

Standard

  • Machine Type: HP Compaq Small Form Factor, Mini or All-in-One
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 or i7
  • Memory: 16GB of RAM
  • Storage Space: 500GB+ Hard Drive
  • Operating System: Windows 10

Members

  • Machine Type: 27" HP EliteOne 1000 G2 All-in-One Desktop
  • Processor: Intel i7
  • Memory: 16GB of RAM
  • Storage Space: 500GB+ Hard Drive
  • Operating System: Windows 10

Standard

  • Machine Type: Mac Mini or iMac

  • Processor: Intel Core i5 or i7
  • Memory: 16GB of RAM
  • Storage Space: 500GB+ Hard Drive
  • Operating System: Latest macOS

Members

  • Machine Type: 27" iMac
  • Processor: Intel i7
  • Memory: 16GB of RAM
  • Storage Space: 500GB+ Hard Drive
  • Operating System: Latest macOS

Standard

  • 24" - 27" Widescreen monitor

Members

  • 24" - 27" Widescreen monitor

All requests for new equipment should be made through your school's Administrative Officer or your department's supervisor. Administrative Officers and Supervisors wishing to place orders for new equipment should contact the ITG IT Manager.

Software

ITG is currently installing the following set of software on IAS office desktops supplied by our group. Upgrades are available to those who are running outdated versions on older IAS office machines. IAS office desktops are machines supplied and maintained by ITG.

Standard software installed on new and re-imaged PCs:

  • 7-Zip
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe AIR
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Classical Text Editor 10.x (personal license purchase by user is required)
  • Dropbox
  • FileZilla Client
  • Google Chrome
  • iTunes
  • LyX
  • Microsoft Defender
  • Microsoft Office 2019
  • MiKTeX
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Mozilla Thunderbird
  • Skype
  • VLC media player
  • Xming
  • Zotero

Installed on request for ITG supported IAS office desktops on our network

  • Maple (concurrent campus network licenses)
  • Mathematica (concurrent campus network licenses)
  • Matlab (concurrent campus network licenses)
  • EndNote (limited number of ITG licenses)
  • ArcGIS (concurrent ITG network licenses)
  • GreekKeys2008 (Departmental licenses)
  • Atlas.ti (concurrent ITG network licenses)
  • Stata MP (concurrent ITG network licenses)
  • FileMaker Pro (limited number of ITG licenses)

Standard software installed on new and re-imaged Macs:

  • Acrobat Acrobat Pro
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Dropbox
  • Filezilla
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • iMovie
  • Keynote
  • MacTeX
  • Numbers
  • Lyx
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Remote Desktop
  • Pages
  • Skype
  • Vipre Antivirus Agent
  • VLC
  • Zotero
  • Zoom

Applications available via Self Service:

  • GarageBand
  • Google Drive
  • EverNote
  • Owncloud
  • Adobe Shockwave
  • Adobe Air
  • Citrix Receiver
  • Pages
  • Numbers
  • Keynote

Installed on request for ITG supported IAS office desktops on our network:

  • Maple (concurrent campus network licenses)
  • Mathematica (concurrent campus network licenses)
  • Matlab (concurrent campus network licenses)
  • EndNote (limited number of ITG licenses)
  • FileMaker Pro (limited number of ITG licenses)

The Linux workstation machines in ITG computing are running Springdale Linux (formerly PUIAS Linux) which is a derivative of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 with the same software base.

Compilers

  • gcc -
    the GNU compiler collection
  • g++
  • Perl
  • Python

Web Browsers

  • Mozilla Firefox

E-mail

  • Mozilla Thunderbird
  • Evolution
  • Pine

Drawing

  • xfig - interactive figure generation tool

Editors

  • emacs
  • vi
  • Latex

OpenOffice

Mathematical

  • Maple
  • Mathematica
  • Matlab

Viewers

  • acroread - view pdf documents
  • gv - view postscript documents
  • xdvi - view dvi files

Additional software packages and licenses must be ordered on an individual basis. All requests for new software or upgrades should be made through your school's Administrative Officer or your department's supervisor. Administrative Officers and Supervisors wishing to make software requests should contact the ITG Computer Manager.