Connection® Public Sector Solutions – Computer Equipment & Related Hardware, Software, Services, & Support

Contract Number:
CNR01483
RFP or Project Number - Name:
683385 - Computer Equipment and Related Hardware, Software, Services and Support
Agreement Type:
Competitive
Contract Effective Dates:
02/15/2019 - 07/31/2027
Connection® Public Sector Solutions (Connection) has been working with educational institutions for decades, helping to design, enable, manage, and service IT environments to optimize education and learning, while supporting the IT and infrastructure requirements needed to keep institution business operations running smoothly.

The company connects people with technology to enhance growth, elevate productivity, and empower innovation. Connection helps educational institutions navigate the technology landscape and address evolving needs and challenges, on-time and on-budget.

Comprehensive Products & Services
Connection helps to improve faculty effectiveness and stimulate student learning by designing and implementing cost-effective, cutting-edge IT solutions. Account Managers and technical experts are ready to assist with a complete range of services across key technology areas, such as converged data centers, mobility, networking, software, and lifecycle management.

Extensive Experience in Higher Education & K-12
Connection equips your institution with the technology platforms necessary to help students thrive and support teachers, faculty, and staff.

E&I members benefit from consistently competitive pricing on the computer equipment and related hardware, software, and services they need most.

Contract Highlights:

  • Significant cost savings on over 300,000 products & peripherals from hundreds of manufacturers
  • Products & solutions from over 1,600 tech partners
  • Custom-configured computer systems from an ISO 9001:2015 certified technical configuration lab
  • E-procurement capabilities with most major e-procurement platforms
  • IT certified staff with over 2,500 technical certifications
  • Specialized staff such as technical sales specialists & pre-sales engineers
  • Nationwide distribution through a 268,000 sq. ft, cutting-edge facility with tremendous scale & rapid response
  • Award-winning service & delivery performance
  • Institution branded purchasing portal customization
  • Advanced reporting capabilities that put the right information at your fingertips
  • Custom purchase programs that offer personalized shopping, purchasing approvals, & more
  • Specialized programs with top manufacturers
  • Sophisticated web-based services:
      • Online ordering through dedicated website
      • 24/7 product & account information
      • Product & technical information, order history details, & billing information
      • Smart selectors to compare products
      • Memory configurator
      • Order delivery tracking

Professional Development Services
Connection’s platform agnostic virtual training solutions help educators integrate appropriate tools to increase the effectiveness of teaching and learning.

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More Information

Please complete the short Request for Information form, this Letter of Participation, or contact your E&I Member Representative, or Michael Mast, Business Development Manager, Technology.

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