Software Information for Staff
The Combined Higher Education Software Team, CHEST project negotiates special deals for the purchasing and licensing of software for third level educational institutions. Software manufacturers and suppliers offer special prices because of the cost-saving they achieve through bulk purchases and the reduction in paperwork. Following is a list of software currently available through CHEST deals. For assistance with purchasing other software please email email@example.com. For assistance with installing the below software please contact the Staff Helpdesk - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Ext: 2120.
Site Licensed Software
- ArcInfo/ArcView - Windows
- Corel Office (WordPerfect,CorelDraw,QuattroPro,Presentations,Paradox,Ventura) - Windows, Mac
- F-Secure - Windows
- Mathematica -Windows, Mac OS, Unix, Linux (Now available for students as well as staff)
- Microsoft (Office Professional, Visual Studio, OS Upgrades, Core CAL, TechNet) - Windows
- Microsoft (Office) - Mac
- Minitab - Windows
- NVivo - Qualitative Statistical Software - Windows
- SAS - Windows
- SPSS - Windows, Mac OS (Available for students as well as staff)
How can I get this software?
All site licensed software is available on a network share \\apollo.ucc.ie\Software
To access this share on a Windows 7 machine go to the start button and enter \\apollo.ucc.ie\Software into the Search programs and files box and hit enter, you will be taken directly to the share.
Please Note: You must be connected to the UCC Network to access this share.
Additional Software other than those listed above are available on the Standard Select Agreement. This is paid for via Purchase Order made payable to Micromail Ltd.
Please Note: MS Project and Microsoft Server products are not available on the Microsoft Campus Licence but may be purchased at reduced Select Scheme prices.
Software Installed on Replacement PC
Replacement PCs purchased through the Computer Centre will have a standard image installed on them which includes the currently supported version of Windows Operating System and MS Office and the latest version of anti-virus.
Any additional software that was installed on your old PC (e.g. Adobe Writer or SPSS) will have to be installed again as only files and folders can be transferred between PCs.
If the additional software has been purchased by you, then you will be required to provide the installation media and product keys from time of purchase in order to install it on your replacement PC.