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Legislative Branch

Don’t allow wireless peripherals on desktop computers

Don’t allow the purchase of wireless peripherals for desktop computers. Wireless mice, keyboards, and other devices are not necessary for desktop computers. They have a higher purchase price than traditional devices with wires, and they have higher operating costs because their batteries must be constantly replaced.



Department of Homeland Security

Upgrade & Utilize Laptops w/Docking Station–Eliminate Desktops

It is common practice to issue laptops and desktops to designated individuals, doubling the burden on OIT support staff (Both Help Desk, DSM) as well as Asset Management and the user to keep all the hardware/software current with system updates. Note: To maintain COOP readiness all computers must be up to date and ready for service with minimal intervention.
Beyond support there is a direct cost associated with having... more »



Department of Defense

Network access & computer purchases for non-sensitive duties

Desktop computers are purchased for military & civilian employees to access the DoD networks. These networks have heightened security because they transmit information that may be FOUO, though the majority of the work conducted by employees on an installation is mundane or require only Privacy Act considerations. The computers must comply with the standards of the Defense network, have an antivirus software license/ security... more »


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