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Mac OS X Baseline Software

All Macs built by SCS Computing Facilities will be deployed with the following baseline software:

  • Mac OS X Lion (10.7.x)
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Microsoft Office (Office 2011)
  • iLife
  • iWork
  • Symantec Anti Virus software
  • Fetch
  • Firefox
  • Adobe Acrobat Professional (if requested)
  • Tibs backup client (if requested)
  • iPass client (installed on laptops)
  • VPN client (installed on laptops)

Additional Services

In addition, the JAMF Casper Suite will be installed on new Mac builds. JAMF Casper Suite enables the delivery of premium support options including the ability to launch simple user-directed OS upgrades, access to Apple's self repair and diagnostic utilities and more.

Related Documentation

Mac OS X Software Installation/Upgrade Request Form
Complete and submit this form to request an installation of Mac OS X on your computer
Mac OS X Lion 10.7 Differences
A list of differences between OS X Snow Leopard (10.6) and OS X Lion (10.7)
Recommended Apple Computers
Recommended Apple computers available at the Carnegie Mellon Computer Store
System Requirements for Mac OS X Lion