IT equipment

If you wish to apply for new IT equipment, you must apply via this page.

Purchase of IT equipment and broadband at your home address

These guidelines apply to purchases funded by the Department.

Purchases funded by external grants are exempted from these guidelines as the conditions of the grant apply and the grantee has the decision-making authority.

In general, and also for external funded purchases, the AU purchasing agreements must be followed.

The procedure for ordering IT equipment is as follows:

  • Fill out the online application form via this page.
  • Once the form has been submitted, your request will be processed by the department management.
  • If the request is approved, the order will be placed at the appropriate supplier. You will be notified of the approval.
  • If the request is not approved, you will be contacted.Further details may be needed or there might be alternatives to the item requested.

When applying for a new computer, please observe that:

  • a computer must be more than 4 years old before replacement. Exceptions may occur.
  • the IT equipment displayed on the IT website ( is the standard equipment. However, the Department’s standard computer is a Lenovo Thinkpad T460s - 14" standard laptop. Unless you have applied for (and obtained) an exemption, the equipment that will be ordered for you will be standard equipment.

If you for certain reasons have been granted broadband at your home address, TDC BizBase will be the standard choise of solution.