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5601.29 Procurement of Computers, Networking Components, and Network Operating Soft-
ware Policy
5601.29.1
The Technology Coordinator will provide information and assist all HCS in TECD,
networking component
and software acquisition. Guidelines will be the County's overall
needs, the purchaser's needs, and computing environment compatibility. Where appropriate
and possible, site licenses, volume discounts, education discounts, and other price reductions
will be sought in support of this policy.
All equipment must meet the minimum requirements as set forth by the Technology Coordina-
tor.
These requirements will be reviewed and updated periodically.
5601.30 Needs Evaluation
5601.30.1
Acquisition of TECD, networking components and software should begin with a
needs assessment that considers the following (in order of priority):
5601.30.1.1
Capability and scalability to meet school needs
5601.30.1.2
Compatibility
5601.30.1.3
Standardization
5601.30.1.4
Ease of use
5601.30.1.5
Cost
5601.30.1.6
Portability
5601.30.1.7
Other user conveniences
5601.30.1.8
Network and user security
5601.31 Computers, File Servers, and Networking Components
5601.31.1
To procure TECD, networking components and software using Harrison County
Board of Education, local school, general, or grant funds:
5601.31.1.1
Consult with the Technology Coordinator for assistance in determining if
necessary specifications, as set by the Technology Coordinator, have been met.