Keith Fowlkes


Watch Now: E&I’s New Contract with Columbia Advisory Group

| December 5, 2018 | By Keith Fowlkes, Vice President, Technologyat E&I Cooperative Services We are so excited to welcome Columbia Advisory Group (CAG) to our E&I portfolio through a competitive solicitation by our friends at Texas A&M University. CAG offers a wide variety of IT services to meet the needs of our member institutions. Columbia Advisory Group (CAG) provides best-in-class IT support services for education. They work with a broad-range of top-tier technology partners...

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Buying Computer & Network Equipment

Why Resellers are the Answer for Technology Procurement | By Keith Fowlkes, Vice President, Technology at E&I Cooperative Services With today’s tight educational budgets and the ever-increasing needs for technology, support operations professionals are caught between a rock and a hard place. How can support staff keep up with the demands of their campus while controlling costs? Fewer original equipment manufacturer (OEM) options and the struggle to meet customer demands in a high turnover environment means...

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The Virtual Reality Academe

An Enterprise Technology Shift in the Coming Decade | By Keith Fowlkes,Vice President, Technology at E&I Cooperative Services I recently read a great article by David Raths in Campus Technology titled: 7 Tips for Getting Started with VR/AR, which discusses virtual and augmented reality research being conducted by a new organization called VRFirst. As I read through David’s comments on higher education’s involvement in the testing and use of VR/AR technologies, I began wondering how...

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