FIS Happenings: Introducing New Dell Laptops to the Loaner Equipment Pool

FIS has just introduced new Dell laptops to the loaner equipment pool.  The new laptops that are available are the following: Dell Latitude 7370, Dell Latitude 7390, Dell Latitude 7480, and Dell Latitude 7490.  These laptops have a new and improved form factor, meaning they are smaller and lighter but the screen size is the same or larger than our previous models.  Each laptop model comes equipped with Windows 10 and standard software but provides a slightly different user experience depending on the model you reserve.  Keep reading to learn a little about each model and the standard software that is installed on all of them.

Dell Latitude 7370

This laptop should be primarily used as a teleworker laptop but it can also be used as a standalone computer.

Dell Latitude 7390

13″ business-class laptop built for business professionals who want power while staying mobile. Featuring Intel 7th and 8th Gen Core i processors.

Dell Latitude 7480

This 14” business-class laptop is incredibly mobile without compromise. Featuring industry-leading security, manageability, and reliability.

Dell Latitude 7490

14” business-class laptop built with premium materials. Featuring optional Intel 7th Gen or new 8th Gen processors.

Standard Software

Adobe Acrobat Reader: PDF viewer
Core FTP: Secure file transfer protocol client
Google Chrome: Internet browser
KeePass 2: Password manager
Microsoft Access: Database management system
Microsoft Edge: Internet browser
Microsoft Excel:  Program used to create spreadsheets
Microsoft Internet Explorer: Internet browser
Microsoft OneDrive: File hosting and synchronization service
Microsoft OneNote: Application used to gather notes, drawings, screen captures, and audio commentary and store them in a tab-based system
Microsoft Outlook: Email system
Microsoft PowerPoint: Program used to create visual presentations
Microsoft Project: Project management software
Microsoft Publisher: Desktop publishing application that places an emphasis on page layout and design
Microsoft Visio: Diagramming and vector graphics program
Microsoft Word: Program used to create documents
Mozilla Firefox: Internet browser
Pulse Secure: Program that allows users to connect to a specific network (i.e. Pitt’s) when working remotely
Remote Desktop Connection: Application which enables users to connect to their remote (office) desktop; must be connected to Pulse Secure to work
SendBlaster 2: Bulk email software used to manage mailing lists
SnagIt 2018: Screen capture software
Skype for Business: Instant messaging client
VMWare Horizon Client: Application that provides virtual desktop capabilities

If you have any questions about the new Dell Latitude laptops or would like to reserve one, please contact FIS via the support portal.

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