See UW Extension Purchasing Department Web Site at http://www.uwex.edu/business-services/purchasing/cell- phone.html

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UWCX Central IT, Support Services:

iPad Tablet Pre
-
Purchase Recommendations







See UW Extension Purchasing Department Web Site at
http://www.uwex.edu/business
-
services/purchasing/cell
-
phone.html




Considerations before making an iPad purchase:


1)

What kind of connectivity do you need?




Wi
-
Fi



Provides Interne
t connectivity wherever an available open Wi
-
Fi network is available or
wherever a Wi
-
Fi network is available for which you have an account.




iPad 2nd Generation
Wi
-
Fi +

3G

(Verizon

or AT&T
)



includes Wi
-
Fi connectivity as well as 3G
connectivity.


3G uses cellular signals
, this

service is sold separately

through Verizon

or AT
&
T
.




iPad 3rd Generation
Wi
-
Fi +
4
G
LTE
(Verizon

or AT&T
)



includes Wi
-
Fi connectivity as well as
4
G
LTE
connectivity.


4
G

LTE

uses cellular signals
, this
service is sold separately

through Verizon

or AT
&
T
.


This configuration r
equires a
mobile
contract

set up via the DOA, State of WI
mandatory wireless
contract
s
.


Contracting this service is done
through
the UWCX Business Office
.


Additional
information
for requesting a data plan
can be found at the end of this document.









2)

What size storage do you need, 16GB, 32GB or 64GB?

Central IT, Support Services recommends a minimum of 32GB

of storage
.


Date Created: 12/1/2011

Author: Mary Beno

Date Changed
: 8/21/12

Last Edited By:

Mary Beno

Version: 1
.3


Keywords: iPad, purchase, data, storage, connectivity, support, CIT,
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IMPORTANT

note
about Wi
-
Fi + 3G (Verizon

or AT&T
) & Wi
-
Fi + 4G LTE (Verizon

or AT
&
T
)

options:




If the built in 3G or 4G service option is not
selected

when your iPad is purchased
,

a

separate




V
erizon
or AT&T
MiFi device can be
purchased at a later date if a need for this service is identified.




The MiFi is an external device which

provides V
erizon

or AT&T

3G or 4G LTE

connectivity

for the
iPad.







If you're going to surf the web, download
a small
number of

apps and books, store
your favorite music, and check email on your iPad, the
16GB

model should offer enough storage
for you.






If you're going to surf the web, download
a larger number of

apps and
keep a larger
library of
books, store
a lot

of

music, and check email, as well as
store

photos, opt for the
32GB

model






I
f you want to store as many songs, photos, books, and apps as you can on your iPad,
the
64GB

model is your best bet.




3)

Will you want to connect the iPad

to a projector or other device?




Consider for what purpose you may want to use the iPad and
determine what

iPad
accessories
may be necessary
for those uses.


L
isted
below are
some of the
available
iPad accessories.




-

Dock Connector

to VGA Adapter

-

Case

and/
or cover


-

Digital AV Adapter



-

Camera Connection Kit


-

Stylus





-

Screen Protection


-

Dock





-

Keyboard Dock





4)

If you w
ant
support for your iPad from the UWCX Central IT, Service Center
you must:




P
urchase the extended AppleCare Protection plan for
iPad
.


NOTE:
If you are not able to resolve an issue after contacting Apple Support



you may request the assistance of the Central IT, Service Center.




Purchase an Apple
Store
Volume License Purchas
e card for iPad Apps.

Required u
nder the
State of WI contract if you wish to lega
lly purchase Apps for the iPad

without sales tax.




Set up a Business iTunes account.




Pr
esent your iPad to Central ITS Service Center staff at 780 Regent Street to be
asset tagged.


NOTE:

Detailed documentation will be provided upon request.







Where to Purchase

an iPad
:


1)

Wireless Provider: If you will be
requiring

mobile wireless service with your IPAD, please
order your service and device at the same time from the

wireless provider.


2)

DoIT Tech

Store: If purchasing an IPAD for WIFI only, please purchase from the DoIT Tech
Store where there is trained staff to assist you in making your selection. You can also
shop online at
http://techstore.doit.wisc.edu/promos.asp?login=D


You can find a link to Apple products in the upper left hand corner of the DoIT
Departmental Techstore web page.



3)

You may contact Mary Beno at UWCX

Central IT, Support Services at 262
-
1736 or
mary.beno@uwex.uwc.edu

for assistance with your purchase.






Submitting a Verizon

or AT
&
T

request to contract for data service:


Additional information about the "Request to contract for data
service" can be found
on the U
W Extension Purchasing Department
Web Site

at
http://www.uwex.edu/business
-
service
s/purchasing/cell
-
phone.html





To complete steps 4, 4b, 4c &

5 go to the
DOA Contract
:
Vendor Information (Verizon
Wireless

or

AT&T
)
.

When the Verizon

or ATT

Wireless window opens scroll down to
Service
Ordering: New
Service

and then

click on the
Click here

button.





An editable form will open in MS Office
Word.


To complete the form correctly for an iPad,

in

the
fields indicated

below

enter
the data
in red
text.

You will

also

need to
enter

the correct information for the other fields on the form.


Agency:
UW Colleges

or

UW Extension

Division:

Optional Agency Order #:
Profile ID 955806


Telephone Number:


Assign new number

If new, area of predominant use:


608
-
Madison


Data Plan:


Aircard plan


Specify plan name:
Unlimited

| or |

2 Gigabyte



Equipment:

Other Vendor Equipment


Specify
Type:


Net price quoted/device

OR

Customer provided equipment

Specify type:
iPad 2
,

iPad 3

or

MiFi


Specify ESN/
I
MEI number:
Enter
t
he MEID number that is found on the back of the iPad





or
the MEID number for the MiFi device





An Example Form is
provided for your convenience on the following pages
-----
>








Example form
, page 1









Example form, page 2








**Do NOT e
-
mail form to Verizon
or ATT
staff e
-
mail address’ listed

on the form
**

Save the completed form and
e
-
mail a copy to
:
jean.storandt@uwex.edu


Jean
will

complete the section titled
Form submitted by authorized representative
:

which


is highlighted in orange on the example form. She will also

verify the

data you entered into the

form
.
When complete Rhonda

will print
a copy to place
in
your iPad

file
along with the othe
r
forms you
’ve

submitted
to the Business Office
.


She

will then forward the

completed

form
to

Verizon
Wireless staff
for processing
you
r

request

for service
.