IT Services

Software News - Hilary 2010


1. New Software Versions

IBM SPSS Statistics 18

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional and Enterprise

Adobe Creative Suite Production Premium

OpenText Exceed 14

JRB Utilities 16 for Netware

2. Full List of Software Agreements at Oxford

Please refer to our list of available software at:

Full Software List at Oxford

The majority of which can be obtained from the Computing Services Online Shop

If your department has licensed a software product that could be used campus wide then please let us know via so that we can include it on this list.

3. News from Software Licensing at OUCS

Following the retirement of David Rischmiller, head of the Technical Services Group, Software Licensing has become part of the Information and Support Group with senior management from Tony Brett. Further changes are being planned from Easter 2010 when Richard Saxton, Software Licensing Manager, retires.

4. The Ultimate Steal

Microsoft are currently offering students copies of Office Ultimate 2007 at £38.95 via this website.

The Ultimate Steal

5. Contact Details

Software licensing is a section of the Information and Support Group within OUCS.

Please direct licensing queries via email to .

Generally available software is distributed via the Computing Services Online Shop, email with your sales queries. Specialist software funded by departmental groups is distributed directly via software licensing staff.

Information relating to software products and licences is sent via email to all registered IT Support Staff and to the software-announce mailing list.

The Software-announce mailing list is used to announce important changes in our software agreements. To subscribe to the software-announce mailing list, send a message to

The Software-discuss mailing list can be used by you to give your views on software agreements, to say what programs you are interested in and what you would like to see available. To subscribe to the software-discuss mailing list, send a message to

A full list of products and prices is available from the Computing Services Online Shop

Details of our software agreements can be viewed from the Software Agreements page

The Home page for Site Licensing can be viewed at Licensing Home Page