1. New Adobe Software

Photoshop CS3 Extended 10.0 for Mac and Windows

Further Information- Photoshop

Indesign CS3 5.0 for Mac and Windows

Further Information - Indesign

Contribute CS3 4.1 for Mac and Windows

Further Information- Contribute

Flash CS3 Professional 9.0 for Mac and Windows

Further Information - Flash

Fireworks CS3 9.0 for Mac and Windows

Further Information - Fireworks

Illustrator CS3 13.0 for Mac

Further Information - Illustrator

Creative Suite Design Premium for Mac

Further Information- Creative Suite

Dreamweaver CS3 9.0 for Mac

Further Information- Dreamweaver

Photoshop Lightroom 1.0 for Mac and Windows

Further Information- Photoshop Lightroom

The above products will be available form the Computing Services Shop within the next few days. We await the arrival of the Windows versions of Creative Suite Design Premium, Illustrator and Dreamweaver. Creative Suite Web Standard in both Mac and Windows versions is also awaited.

2. New Products

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3. Microsoft New Products Update

Microsoft have launched new versions of many of their products over recent weeks, the Computing Services Shop can now supply Colleges and Departments with:

Sharepoint Designer 2007

Office Enterprise 2007

Project Professional 2007

Visio Professional 2007

Sharepoint Server 2007 (Standard and Enterprise)

Sharepoint Server Search Standard

Project 2007 Server

Groove 2007 Server

Expression Web

Microsoft Vista Upgrade

Microsoft Vista Enterprise is being distributed via IT Support Staff, this is a trial distribution service with OUCS providing the KMS (Key Management Server) that is needed for the regular authentication of the Vista Enterprise product. Full details of this have been distributed to IT Support Staff and can be found within the ITSS Wiki.

Note that the initial distribution was for Vista Business, however the Campus Agreement has now been extended to allow the distribution of Vista Enterprise.

"Work at Home" copies of Windows Vista and Office 2007 are on order form Microsoft, these will be available from the Computing Services Shop as soon as they arrive. If your University card describes you as 'College Staff', 'University Staff' or 'Congregation' you are entitled to use one copy of Office 2007 and/or Windows Vista Upgrade on your own computer wherever that may be, for the continuation of your academic-related work at home, provided that you install the copy using "work at home" media obtained from the Computing Services Shop.

4. Software Agreements

Latest information regarding our renewal arrangements for SAS, SPSS, Novell Netware, Novell Zenworks and Endnote was published in the Easter 2007 edition of Software News

Software News Easter 2007 Edition

5. Software Licensing from OUCS

Software licensing is looked after by the Shop, Software Licensing and Media Services section of the TSS group within OUCS.

Please direct queries relating to licensing issues via email to software@oucs.ox.ac.uk counter service sales issues to shop@oucs.ox.ac.uk and online sales issues to shop@oucs.ox.ac.uk all of which are serviced by the Request Tracker system at OUCS.

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 software-announce-subscribe@maillist.ox.ac.uk

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 software-discuss-subscribe@maillist.ox.ac.uk

A full list of products and prices is available from the 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