Here is a useful list of recommended and supported software that we encourage faculty and staff to use within the department. Most items can be found online or by visiting The Computer Connection, located on the second floor of the University of Pennsylvania Bookstore.
Operating System: OSX 10.6 or higher, the most recent release is Mavericks 10.9
Email Client: Mail, Thunderbird
Office Suite: Microsoft Office 2008, Microsoft Office 2011
Virus Protection: Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.x
Web Broswer: Safari (5.1, 6.0, 7.0), Firefox (current version), Chrome (current version)
Operating System: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1
Email Client: Outlook, Thunderbird
Office Suite: Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013
Virus Protection: Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.4
Web Browser: Internet Explorer (8.0, 9.0, 10.0), Firefox (current version), Chrome (current version)
For a full list of SAS Computing supported software, please visit the Current Supported Products page.