Software Purchasing, Distribution, and Licensing


The software purchasing, distribution, and licensing service provides software needs for Brock University Faculty, Staff and Labs. ITS is responsible for securing the products and maintaining current agreements over the functional life of the products.

By centralizing the procurement of software through ITS, the University is able to secure lower prices, provide broader product availability, and ensure Service Level Agreements are managed for the

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  • Allows for the most economical purchase of software and provides a procedure for purchasing needed software and hardware.
  • Monitors software agreements and maintenance windows, ensuring all software is active and fully supported.
  • Monitors the use of existing software to determine if its use still justifies its cost.
  • Negotiates software licenses.
  • Selects the optimal combination of individual, server and lab copies to meet needs.
  • Works with the Campus ;Store to deliver and support software distribution.





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Service Expectations

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Please log in here for a list of available software and pricing. To request software purchasing, distribution and licensing, please contact the ITS Help Desk.


Please log in here for a list of available software and pricing.


The ITS Help Desk is happy to help you. Here’s how you can contact us:

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(905) 688-5550 x 4357