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Server Systems

NOTE: Only authorised staff are able to purchase new server systems and it has to be purchased from one of the UniSA's designated suppliers.

If you are not authorised to purchase server systems, please contact the IT Help Desk.

Suppliers will make available server systems on their purchasing portals. Specifications for server systems will be developed and maintained by each supplier.  Server systems will vary between each manufacturer.

Suppliers must provide the following services with all server system purchases:

  • 3 year on-site "4 hour response" warranty.
  • Network Card Registration for connection to the UniSA wired network.
  • Affix UniSA Asset label (Blue Plate).
  • Affix UniSA Warranty Expiry label.
  • Electrical Testing and Tagging of all equipment.
  • Delivery to specified University address.

Suppliers are able to provide the following optional services when requested:

NOTE: Optional services may be subject to additional fees.

  • Unpacking, system setup and packaging removal.
  • Installation of licensed software (proof of licence must be provided to the supplier).
  • Affix any additional labelling required for leased equipment.

Approved models are available for purchase from UniSA designated suppliers where there is a particular requirement.  Quotations and purchases of other approved models can only be obtained through the IT Help Desk .

NOTE: Prior permission must be obtained from the Chief Information Officer to purchase systems from a supplier which is not part of this designated panel or for purchasing a non-standard configuration. 

A case must also be made to purchase non-approved models or equipment makes.  More information on purchase exemptions is available from the Computer System Purchase Exemption Procedures webpage.