It is not necessary to purchase items through OMES that are available through Order Tech Now. Order Tech Now allows you to pay for preapproved products and services directly, saving you time and hassle to purchase what you need.
Order Tech Now
Order Tech Now is your one-stop shop for procuring pre-approved client computers, accessories, software and more. State agencies may acquire these products directly from approved vendors knowing these products will work within our technology environment, meet our state architecture and security requirements and be supportable by OMES.
Which computer is right for you? View the rate card for product specifications of current models.
How to Order
Workstation Leasing Standards
The Office of Management and Enterprise Services has coordinated with approved vendors to implement the leasing solution for state computers. State agencies are required to procure approved software, hardware and accessories directly from these approved vendors. The benefits of this are knowing these devices will work in our technology environment, meet state architecture and security requirements and be supportable by OMES complying with the IT Consolidation and Coordination Act.
Standard Computer, Laptop & Tablet Configurations
View the rate card for pricing, configuration and available accessories for state standard computers, laptops and tablets.
Effective date of July 1, 2021.
Note: Leases are for 36 months.
Need to just order accessories? Place the order directly with Dell. View the Order Accessories (Dell) webpage for more information. (Link opens in new window.)
Need to order a different workstation than the standard? For any special configuration, please complete the Lease Exemption Form (access required, opens in new window). Contact your agency IT strategist for more information.
If you do not require physical hardware but instead a site to log into to gain access to a computer environment, we now have virtual leasing as an option. For more information, visit Partnering with Information Services.
OMES partnered with industry leaders to provide competitive leasing options for desktops, laptops and tablets to include the following benefits:
- No high upfront costs. Cost is spread over the life of the lease, and funds stay consistent each year for technology refresh.
- Pre-installed. Computer arrives with the right software and needed security configuration.
- Enhanced support. Includes 24/7 remote vendor support and next day on-site vendor support.
- Minimized risk. Keeps security current, reducing risk and ensuring state data protection.
- Less maintenance. Newer, leased equipment costs less to maintain than outdated workstations.
- It is the state standard. Purchasing workstations requires an exception.
- Geo-tracking capabilities. Ability to physically locate assets if connected to a network.
- Streamlined installation and removal process. Image, tag and deploy computers to your location. Remove workstations according to EPA regulations. Provide an end-of-life certificate of destruction.
Mobile Phone Standards
OMES is pleased to offer Apple iPhone as the state standard for mobile devices. State agencies may acquire services, iPhone equipment and accessories directly from approved vendors on statewide contract knowing they will work in our technology environment, meet state architecture and security requirements and be supportable by OMES complying with the IT Consolidation and Coordination Act. Note: iPhone 6 and 6S model and above currently meet state standards.
Mobile Phone Services
To order a mobile phone and data service plan you must have an account set up. Use the following links to view statewide contracts with national vendors for details and ordering information:
Frequently Asked Questions
Our partner portal pages only showcase software and hardware that have been preapproved by your agency and that meets our state standards for stability and security. View preapproved software and hardware for your agency at approved.ok.gov.
If there is an item not on the product catalog that needs to be ordered, complete the product request form and OMES will work with our vendor to review and determine if this is something that can be added to the catalog or if it is a standalone request that needs further information to develop purchase quotes.
Per the procurement information memorandum “Delegation of Authority from CIO for Certain IT Procurement Purchases” the state Chief Information Officer has statutory approval authority over all information technology and telecommunications acquisitions as defined in the Oklahoma Central Purchasing Act. View the PIM for more detailed information on purchasing limits.
The only payment type that is accepted at this time on the portal are purchase orders.
This portal may only be used for acquiring hardware, software and accessories that meet the state workstation standards via PCard or leasing agreement. Meeting our state standards means the product works within our technology environment, meets our state architecture, meets our security requirements and is supportable by OMES. If your agency has requested exceptions to the PC standards, you will need to continue working with your OMES Account Executive. View preapproved software and hardware for your agency at approved.ok.gov.
Contact your OMES IT Strategist or Account Executive for more information about the device or to have a demonstration scheduled.
To comply with state IT Standards and the Oklahoma IT Security policy, OMES is responsible for device inventory and will be tracked in the OMES inventory system. The agencies are assuming the responsibility of the payment obligation.
There is a limit of up to $50,000 that can be procured at one time per the procurement information memorandum “Delegation of Authority from CIO for Certain IT Procurement Purchases”. However, if you are leasing 15 devices or more and/or the locations of the individuals receiving the devices are geographically dispersed then additional coordination will be necessary. Please contact your OMES IT Strategist or Account Executive to assist with the information needed for these orders.