Purchase Hardware And Software

Purchase Hardware And Software

 Dell logo  PC Image    Apple 

   All UMMS Computer and Software purchases must be purchased through BuyWays.  If you do not have access to BuyWays, please review the FAQ's below to make your purchasing choices and present them to your department's authorized purchaser.

Attention Authorized BuyWays Purchasers!
Click here  for BuyWays instructions designed by the Purchasing Department.  The BuyWays system now has punch-out sites for all suppliers, making shopping for common systems and software a breeze. 

Important note for UMMS computer purchases:

After your purchase is processed, IT Productivity Services is notified of your order and will receive it directly from the vendor.  A Technician will contact you to discuss the configuraiton requirements so that when it arrives they can unbox, configure and deliver it to you ready for installation soon after it arrives.  They can also provide any necessary paperwork required for you to update your purchasing records. 

Work Use

How Do I Order A Windows Computer for Work Use?

Windows LogoWindows Computers

Step 1 - Choose your system
See Chart below for Windows computers or visit the Apple website link for Mac computers.

Step 2 - Configure, as necessary, or choose the common configuration
Customize as you see fit.  Any Windows customizations not found in the provided quotes can be quoted separately through Whalley Computer Associates (details below).

Don't see what you like? - Contact Apple or Whalley Computer Associates for a competitive quote on a system that meets your needs.

Step 3 - Present to your purchaser for processing
Your purchaser can take your order information and enter it directly into BuyWays.  Dell systems ordered without customization are in stock and ready for delivery within a few days or less!  All other systems average 5-10 business days for the manufacturer to build and ship your order.

View system choices below and download a quote.  Present the quote with or without customization choices to your purchaser for processing.

Don't see what you are looking for?
Contact Whalley Computer Associates directly.  Whalley Computer Associates quotes all types of Windows computers.  They provide Dell computers at the same pricing as our Dell contract.  Dell systems are generally in stock and delivered quickly when ordered without customization.  Customized orders have a 5-10 business day turnaround for manufacturing.  Contact Whalley directly using the below methods:

Whalley
TeamSheil@wca.com

Ania Tomaszewski
Inside Account Manager
413-569-4247

Kim Woods
Inside Account Manager
413-569-4247

Michael T. Sheil
Senior Account Executive
413-569-4252

 

 Dell Computers 
Available Dell Systems Configuration Customizations*

Common Desktop PC - $765
For General Office Computing

 


Dell Optiplex 7040 Mini-Tower

- Intel i5 Processor
- 8GB Memory
- 500GB SATA Hard Drive
- 22" Monitor
- 3yr Warranty

- Monitor
- Memory
- Hard Drive
- Video Card
- Speakers

Enhanced Desktop PC - $1,159
More Computing Power

 


Dell Optiplex 7040 Mini-Tower

 - Intel i7 Processor
- 16GB Memory
- 256GB SSD Hard Drive
- 24" Monitor
- 3yr Warranty

 -Monitor
- Memory
- Hard Drive
- Video Card
- Speakers

Basic Laptop - $739
General Office Computing
Dell Latitude E3470

- Intel i3 Proc (2.3 GHz)
- 4GB Memory
- 500GB SATA Hard Drive
- 14" Display
- 3yr Warranty
- 4.0 lbs
- No DVD R/W

- Docking Station
-
Monitor
- Accessories

Common Laptop - $925
General Office Computing
Dell Latitude E5570

- Intel i5 Proc (2.3 GHz)
- 8GB Memory
- 500GB SATA Hard Drive
- 15" Display
- 3yr Warranty
- 4.68 lbs

 - No DVD R/W

- Docking Station
-
Monitor
- Accessories

Slim/Lightweight Laptop - $1,245
General Office Computing
Dell UltraBook E7470

- Intel i7 Processor
- 8GB Memory
- 256GB SSD Hard Drive
- 14" Display
- 3yr Warranty
- 3.40 lbs
- No DVD R/W

- Docking Station
-
Monitor
- Extra Battery
- Extra Power Supply
- Accessories

Enhanced Laptop - $1,470
More Computing Power

Dell XPS13

- Intel i7 Processor
- 8GB Memory
- 256GB SSD Hard Drive
- 13.3" Display
- 3yr Warranty
- 2.80 lbs

- No DVD R/W

- Docking Station
-
Monitor
- Extra Battery
- Extra Power Supply
- Accessories


Microsoft Surface Tablets
(Note: All three options are on the same quote)

 Good - $1,325
General Office Computing

Microsoft Surface Pro 4

- Intel i5 Processor
- 4GB Memory
- 128GB SSD Hard Drive
- 12.3" Display
- 3yr Warranty
- 1.69 lbs

- Docking Station
- Monitor
- Accessories

 Better - $1,583 
General Office Computing
Microsoft Surface Pro 4

- Intel i5 Processor
- 8GB Memory
- 256GB SSD Hard Drive
- 12.3" Display
- 3yr Warranty
- 1.73 lbs

- Docking Station
- Monitor
- Accessories

 Best -  $1,779 
General Office Computing
Microsoft Surface Pro 4

- Intel i7 Processor
- 8GB Memory
- 256GB SSD Hard Drive
- 12.3" Display
- 3yr Warranty
- 1.73 lbs

- Docking Station
- Monitor
- Accessories

* Customizations can be made using the line items on the linked quote.  Present your quote with your requested customizations to your purchaser for processing.

 

How Do I Order A Mac Computer for Work Use?

Please Note:  All orders for Apple computers must be processed through BuyWays. 
Please use the site below to identify which system and customization you would like and present it to your department's authorized purchaser. 

 

Step 1 - Choose your system

Step 2 - Configure, as necessary, or choose the common configuration

Don't see what you like? - Contact Apple or Whalley Computer Associates for a competitive quote on a system that meets your needs.

Step 3 - Present to your purchaser for processing
Your purchaser can take your order information and enter it directly into BuyWays.  Dell systems ordered without customization are in stock and ready for delivery within a few days or less!  All other systems average 5-10 business days for the manufacturer to build and ship your order.

   

 

Apple Computers
 Register your UMMS email address with Apple to see our store

Shop Here

 

  

How Do I Order Software for My Work Computer?

All software is purchased through BuyWays.  Before making your purchase check out the IT SoftStore to see if the product is freely available to you:

IT SoftStore

If the software is not already available, contact one of these vendors to obtain a quote:

Vendor Software Type Contact Info
Microsoft, Adobe &
All Other Products

Art Gordon
Art_Gordon@shi.com
978-922-1714

  All Other Types Eric Norwalt
enorwalt@govconnection.com
800-998-0080

How Do I Order Secure Drives for Work Use?

Secure hard drives and thumb drives are available by clicking on the GovConnection link bellow:

You can locate a suitable drive by presenting your cart choices to your authorized BuyWays purchaser.  Authorized BuyWays purchasers can shop directly on the GovConnection punch-out site.

 

Sample Recommended Thumb Drive option
(click the image to go straight to the page):

Home Use

How Do I Buy A Computer For Home Use?

For personal computer purchases click on the UMass U$ave link below.  Here you'll find Mac & Windows computers made available to UMass employees and students at a discounted rate. 

Please Be Aware!

The price you get as a UMass employee may not always be the best price available to you.  Please consult other avenues for personal purchases.  Many stores and other vendors sell the same product at better pricing from time to time through advertised and unadvertised sales. 

How Do I Order Software For Home Use?

Antivirus
Software


McAfee Antivirus Software

Click Here to Download McAfee for Windows 
Click Here to Download McAfee for Mac

Other
Software

 

Contact the Help Desk to register for access to FREE Microsoft Office
and other discounted software titles.

Click here once you are registered to see all available software programs.

 

 

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