E&I Connection Contract

Connection (formerly GovConnection)

Please note: this contract with Connection will expire on September 30, 2017. E&I members currently using this contract will see their E&I pricing via Connection’s punch-out terminated on this date. Please contact your E&I Member Relations Representative for more information and to discuss options (such as our new competitively awarded CDW-G contract) for your organization.

Connection is dedicated to fulfilling the unique IT needs of higher education and K-12 institutions, as well as federal, state and local governments. As a recognized national distributor of computer hardware and software, Connection has the ability to warehouse product, making shipments quick and efficient.

Contract Highlights:
  • Significant discounts on all major original equipment manufacturer systems as well as over 300,000 peripheral products. Connection is your sole source provider of purchase solutions containing mixed software and hardware configurations.
  • Whether the requirement is through Hewlett Packard, Dell or Lenovo, Microsoft, VMWare or Adobe, Cisco, NW Associates or Juniper, Connection has the ability to support your institution.
  • From standalone systems to enterprise network operations, Connection will work seamlessly with multiple campus departments. A dedicated E&I sales team is also available to provide assistance via telephone as well as in the field to respond to your needs.
Additional Resources:

The Connection/E&I catalog is available as part of E&I’s JAGGAER (formerly SciQuest) offering.

Getting Started

E&I members can begin using the contract immediately. See the Ordering Information section for details.