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School of Medicine Technology Services

SOMTech, Administrative and Academic Systems,
and Educational Technologies

SOMTech, Administrative and Academic Systems, and Educational Technologies

Standard computer software

This is the software which is included with every SOMTech-imaged computer distributed in the School of Medicine environment.
  • Microsoft Office
    • Professional/Enterprise version including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, & OneNote
  • DDPE
    • Software which encrypts laptop and USB drives to protect from data breaches.
  • Viewfinity
    • Rights escalation software which assists users in installing white listed software packages.
  • LANDesk
    • Management software which provides inventory, remote access, and patching for SOM computers.
  • Sophos Anti-Virus
    • Protects devices from virus and other malware infections
  • Firefox
    • Alternative web browser
  • Chrome
    • Another alternative web browser
  • Adobe Reader
    • Allows PCs to display PDF files
  • Connect (hospital virtual desktop)
    • Allows users access to a hospital desktop to use hospital applications in a protected virtual environment
  • Cerner
    • Hospital application for accessing patient scheduling and data
  • Alertus
    • Warning application which alerts users to University Alerts
  • VCU Safety
    • Web application to report a concern about distress