UW Information Technology Service Catalog

Services offered by UW-IT to the University of Washington community

Campus License Keyserver

Service Description: 
The Campus License Keyserver is offered by UW Information Technology (UW-IT) in partnership with the Student Technology Fee Committee (STFC).  
 
This service provides a cost-effective way to provide UW students access to commercial software on campus-run workstations. Sassafras KeyServer and Key Auditor (K2) meters software for which the STFC has purchased a limited number of licenses for use on STFC-funded and UW-owned desktops, thin clients, and mobile computers dedicated for student use.
 
By creating a campus wide Keyserver service, the STFC is able to meter commercial software licenses they have purchased. We pool all software resources, and meter usage to remain within the number of licenses owned. K2 provides reports revealing the actual number of licenses used, enabling us to be cost efficient and renew software licenses at an appropriate amount to accommodate campus needs.
Eligibility: 

Available for use by students.

Requests for software licensing must come from departments running UW-owned, student dedicated workstations.

Availability: 

Anywhere UW-owned, student dedicated workstations are deployed.

Price: 

Standard STFC fee.

Additional Information: 

Customer requests will be acknowledged within two business days.  This Service will be available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, with no single points of failure.  It is electronically monitored 24/7.

Service Level Description: 

Customer requests will be acknowledged within two business days.  

This Service will be available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, with no single points of failure.  

It is electronically monitored 24/7.

Support Information: 

Please email help@uw.edu

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Last Review Date: 
Wed, 2014-07-09
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