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Supported Application Software

Operating systems: +
- Windows 7
- MAC OS 10.X

Office suites:
- MS Office 2003, 2007 & 2010
  (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, FrontPage, Visio)
- MS Office for MAC 2011

- Outlook & Outlook Web Access

- Database development in SQL Server or Oracle
- Ektron Content Management System to Support Web Sites on the
  SOM Web Server:
- Web application development using .net framework
- Internet Explorer 9 & Later
- Mozilla Firefox 26 & Later
- Safari
- Google Chrome

- Adobe Acrobat 9 & Later
- Oracle 11 & Later (selected products)
- Symantec Enterprise Managed Services Version 11 & later
- COEUS - connectivity, roles and routing
  (Please refer to the Campus web page for Java requirements for

- Collaborate - Web conferencing system
- Vibe - Collaboration software  

As of April 8, 2014, Windows XP machines will not be allowed on the network. On this date, Microsoft will stop providing support for Windows XP. No security patches will be released. Security issues identified after the last operating system patch has been released may introduce security vulnerabilities into our network. Please call the help desk for assistance if your desktop/laptop is running Windows XP. We will assess whether the machine can be reloaded with Windows 7 as is, upgraded, or will need to be replaced.   

For more information about the potential security issues surrounding Windows XP after April 8, 2014, see these articles:

+Home versions of operating systems are not supported on the SOM Network. When purchasing new hardware, please choose the Professional or Enterprise versions of the Microsoft Operating Systems.