Business Summary: Effective FY18 - 7/1/17
The Desktop Bundle provides a base-level (standard) desktop computer, related peripherals and workstation support for State of Minnesota agency partners. Standard desktops are selected from the list of Enterprise Standard devices adopted by Minnesota IT Services.
Upgrade options are available to meet business needs. There is a one-time charge at the time of purchase for optional add-ons and hardware upgrades (listed below). Monthly bundle rates will remain unchanged.
- Billing details: All bundles are billed at monthly intervals. Billing is based on actual system counts.
- Agency partners purchasing Desktop Bundles must also purchase an Enterprise Software Bundle.
- We will replace your hardware every 5 years unless you request and pay for a shorter replacement period. Longer replacement cycles are not allowed.
- Shorter refresh cycles of 2-4 years are available, (a one-time charge will apply), all agency desktops must be replaced at the same frequency.
- Early replacement of individual desktops requires the agency to buy out the remaining term of the desktop.
Standard Desktop Bundles: Services and Rates
All standard desktop bundles include the following:
- Standard desktop, keyboard and mouse – replaced every 5 years.
- Workstation management and protection package: antivirus, firewalls, security patching and encryption
- Workstation support, including remote desktop and deskside support.
- Inventory management of hardware and software.
Rates and Ordering Information
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Add-ons to the Standard Desktop Bundle are based on business requirements. A one-time charge applies for each add-on (monthly rates remain the same as described above). Please contact the Minnesota IT Services Client Relations Team for more information.
The following add-ons are available:
- Performance-upgraded desktop
- Memory upgrade
- Cameras (required to use all of the functionality of Skype for Business)
- Local printer, if applicable for your agency
- Ergonomic or wireless bundle
- Ergonomic keyboard & mouse
- Wireless keyboard & mouse
- Programmable keyboard
- Shorter refresh cycle (see details above)