Welcome to the Office of Information Technology Services

Managed Desktop Service

Service Description

Information Technology Services (ITS) offers a Managed Desktop Service to provide consistent, reliable desktop computing services using standardized hardware and software components from major vendors. The service is comprised of two primary components:

Hardware/software support

  • Level 1 support via the ITS Service Desk
  • Level 2 support via dedicated technical staff — includes on-site support

Lifecycle management

  • Procurement of standard hardware and software
  • Installation and configuration services for standard hardware and software
  • Retirement/refresh of assets


  • Smooth cost flow reduces yearly costs and fluctuations associated with asset procurement and maintenance.
  • Standardized environment streamlines Incident response, permitting more effective and efficient resolution of customer concerns.
  • Technical staff with remote access available at Level 1 provides more effective troubleshooting capabilities to reduce downtime and productivity losses associated with end-user Incidents.


Desktop Services currently serves ITS and 13 consolidated state agencies. We support approximately 5500 desktop and laptop systems across the customer base. Our customers include:

  • Department of Administration
  • Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (DJJP)
  • Office of State Budget and Management (OSBM)
  • Office of State Personnel
  • Office of the Governor

How Do We Charge?

Managed Desktop Service
Product Category Product Description Rate Unit
Desktops Standard (w/o Monitor) $64.69 Per unit/month
Desktops Advanced (w/o Monitor) $66.57 Per unit/month
Desktops Appliance (w/o Monitor) $38.67 Per unit/month
Desktops Standard Monitor(s) $2.61 Per month
Desktops Advanced Monitor(s) $4.93 Per month
Desktops Early Retirement Fee Prorate based on # of months used Per unit-one time
Laptops Standard (w/o Monitor) $73.40 Per unit/month
Laptops Advanced (w/o Monitor) $77.97 Per unit/month
Laptops Standard Monitor(s) $2.61 Per month
Laptops Advanced Monitor(s) $4.93 Per month
Laptops Early Retirement Fee Prorate based on # of months used Per unit-one time
Moves/Adds/Changes MAC Charge $22.50 Per 1/2 hour block

Rates are based on system types, starting at $70 per month for a basic desktop system, as well as on the cost of delivering and supporting our standard configurations. Additional charges may apply for additional services.

Next Steps

To take advantage of our service, contact our Service Desk at 919-754-6000 or 1-800-722-3946, or email ITS.incidents@its.nc.gov to submit a service request to the Desktop Services team. A member of our team will contact you to discuss your needs.





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