New UW/Microsoft contract covers new versions of Office and Windows

The UW-Madison has entered into a new three-year contract with Microsoft effective Nov. 1. This allows departments to install the latest versions of Office and Windows. The media for the newest versions of both — Office 2007 and Vista — will be available through the DoIT TechStore. The contract also allows for home use for university work only. Please check your departmental policies for procurement and installation of software before making upgrades. Details of the contract can be found at: