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Office of Information Technology (OIT)

UT Arlington
OIT: Office of Information Technology ·  Work Order · 817-272-2208 · System Status

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Definition of Terms

For our purposes, we are defining the following terms for our use.

  • Personal: A device directly connected to a single computer. That computer may be used by more than one user.

  • Small Work Group: A small group involves two to four users connected by a network.

  • Medium Work Group: A medium workgroup is defined as 5 to 9 users connected by a network.

  • Large Work Group: A large workgroup is defined as 10 or more users connected by a network.

  • Network: The UT Arlington campus Ethernet network.

  • Scanning: The ability of the device to convert a hard copy image to an electronic format in PDF, TIF, and JPG formats.

  • Copy: Duplicate an original directly to print.

  • FAX: The ability for the device to send a standard facsimile over a standard phone line.

  • Digital Sender: Converts documents to standard format such as PDF for sending either to e-mail or directly to a client Desktop. It is our preference to use PDF and e-mail. Units which use server resources will not be considered.

  • Supported Operating Systems: MacOS: OSX; Windows: XP Professional; Unix: Linux and Sun.

  • Multifunction Printer (MFP): A printer that prints, copies, and may digital send, scan, and or fax.

  • PostScript: Cross-Platform printer language developed by Adobe Systems.

Available To:

  • Departments and Offices at UT Arlington
  • Faculty (currently appointed) and Staff
  • Students Admitted to UT Arlington