Effective: January 1, 2023
As part of the integration activities between SIRVA and BGRS IT departments, the teams are synergizing on common operating processes, budget consolidations and our hardware standards.
Hardware standards impact not only end user operational performance but also have significant impact into the department's capital budgets.
The below table depicts the standard hardware configurations that will be followed this calendar year and reflects the decisions from both L-SIRVA and L-BGRS IT leadership.
|Use case||Computer type||
# of External Monitors
Docking Station or Adapter
*(Dependent on Laptop Model)
|FTE WFH (No physical office)||Standard Laptop||1||Yes*||Wired||Wired||Wired|
|FTE No WFH (In Office)||Standard Laptop||2||Yes||Wired||Wired||Wired|
|FTE WFH (Hybrid)||Standard Laptop||1||Yes*||Wired||Wired||Wired|
|IT Developer||Developer Laptop||1||Yes*||Wired||Wired||Wired|
|MacBook Air||1||N/A||Apple Bluetooth Keyboard||Apple Bluetooth Mouse||Wired|
|HP Standard Laptop||1||Yes*||Wired||Wired||Wired|
|Temp Worker||Standard Laptop (typically older device)||N/A||N/A||N/A||Wired||Wired|
|Desktop User (In Office)||Standard Desktop||2||N/A||Wired||Wired||Wired|
In an effort to reduce hardware costs, IT will be expanding their vendors supplying laptop hardware devices to the following manufacturers:
- Hewlett Packard (HP)
The model of laptop deployed may vary by region and the cost of the unit at the time of purchase.
Any questions or exceptions pertaining to this policy should be sent to Mike Garza, VP of Infrastructure(firstname.lastname@example.org).