Category: Information Technology

Toner Scam

Several departments across campus have been recently targeted for toner scams. The scamming companies pose as suppliers with generic, familiar sounding names, and as BU departments like IT. They call to solicit orders or to ask you to help take “unwanted” toners off their hands at “special” prices. The Federal Trade Commission has published detailed […]

Product Delays from China

The Chinese New Year will begin on February 10, which will cause delays on computer orders and other products shipping from China over the next few weeks. Many factories will be operating with a “skeleton crew” from February 9 – 17, limiting their ability to run at full capacity, while others will shut down completely. […]

New Items Added to Apple Hosted Catalog

In an effort to streamline procurement process and increase value to end users, new iMac and iPad models were added to the Apple hosted catalog in the BU Terrier Marketplace. Utilizing electronic catalogs for BU purchases can provide multiple benefits including contracted pricing, side-by-side item comparison, and lessened approval requirements. Additionally, ordering departments receive the […]