Windows Based CAD and Architects Desktops - Primary 13
Windows Based General User Laptop 14
Windows Based Highly Portable Laptop 16
Windows Based Mobile Workstation 16
Mac Workstations 17
Standard Desktop Monitor 17
Executive Desktop Monitor 17
CAD Drawing Desktop Monitor 17
Peripherals - Recommended 17
Keyboard, Mouse and Stylus 18
Portable Storage Devices 19
Card Reader for Door Access - FMD 19
Equipment with Cloud Storage 19
Multifunction Printers 20
Postage Machine 20
Laptop Charging Station Storage Cart 21
Projector and Camera 21
Purchase of projector and non-web camera does not have to go through the DMC process. 21
Video Conferencing 21
C. SOFTWARE 22
Analytics and BI 23
Card Reader Software with Cloud Storage - FMD 23
Visio Version 2013 23
Claim Management Systems 23
Construction Management 23
Content Management Application/System 24
Desktop Publishing, Graphics and Multimedia 24
Digital Signature 24
Electronic Document Management System 25
Facility Management System 26
Fleet Administration 26
Mass Email System 26
Mobile Device Management 26
Music – Training Videos 26
Office Productivity 27
Online Auction Service 27
Operating Systems 27
Project Management 27
R Studio 28
R-3.4.1 software 28
Screen Capture 28
Shipping Manager 28
Streaming Media 28
Terminal Emulation 29
Ticketing System 29
Video Conferencing 29
Work Flow Application 30
MAC Software 30
Attachment 1 - Exemption List 32
A. INTRODUCTION Information Technology (IT) standards provide consistency within Department of General Service (DGS), facilitates cost effective measures and ensures quality IT service levels. Establishing and sustaining IT usability standards is critical to meet business and technology objectives.
DGS IT standards are reviewed and updated by the Enterprise Technology Solutions (ETS) Policy Office to ensure conformance with DGS business requirements, government, and technology changes. This Office is also responsible for establishing policy and monitoring compliance. Standards will be updated and published as needed.
The standardsinthis documentrepresent minimum requirementsandmaybe exceeded. Exemptions to the IT standards are allowed on a case-by-case basis through the IT Standards Exemption process.
Goals and Benefits This goals and benefits of DGS IT standards include:
Improved service level to internal and external customers
Improved cost effectiveness and reduced life cycle costs
Enhanced intradepartmental interoperability and efficiency
Improved portability, flexibility, and scalability
Improved network manageability
Exemption to Standards If a product is approved through the DMC Process, it is added to the Desktop Hardware and Software Standards. The only products on the Exemption list are Apple Computers.
Non-IT Products that Do Not Need a DMC There are some IT products, listed below, that are common items that can be purchased without a Desktop & Mobile Computing Justification Form (DMC). There are others that require specific features or brands, but can be purchased without a DMC if you follow the requirements listed below in this Standard’s document. These items can be purchased from any vendor. They should not require ETS support. They are considered Non-IT products for the purpose of the purchasing process.
Check back often. This list will be updated as necessary.
Standards Ownership ETS is responsible for establishing and maintaining information technology policy and enforcing the adoption of standards. DGS Standards will be reviewed and updated periodically and updated standards will be published as needed.
It is the responsibility of ETS and each division and office to suggest changes to the DGS IT standards that address identified and anticipated business and technology needs. Suggestions for improvements and updates are welcome and can be submitted to the office Enterprise Business Manager or via the online feedback form at
B. HARDWARE Mobile Devices The standards comply with thestatewidePC GoodsContractsand mustbemetfor allmobile devicestobe supportedbyor operatedwithin the DGS departmental infrastructure. Eachdivision/office requestingamobiledeviceshould reviewthe terms and conditions of the service plans and select aplan that corresponds toactual usage levels.
Mobile Device Specifications
Apple iPhone 7 and Samsung Galaxy S7
Check with DGS Business Services Section for up-to-date list of models.
Primary Service Providers
Client Access License
All smartphones come with unlimited data per the contract.