SHI

Founded in 1989, SHI International Corp. is a $10 billion global provider of technology products and services. Driven by the industry’s most experienced and stable sales force and backed by software volume licensing experts, hardware procurement specialists, and certified IT services professionals, SHI delivers custom IT solutions to Corporate, Enterprise, Public Sector and Academic customers. With over 4,500 employees worldwide, SHI is the largest Minority/Woman Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) in the U.S. and is ranked 10th among CRN’s Solution Provider 500 list of North American IT solution providers.

SHI Account Executives support their clients locally from over 30 offices throughout the US, Canada, the UK, France and Hong Kong. SHI’s goal is to foster long-term, mutually-beneficial relationships with its customers and partners every single day.

Contract Highlights:

  • Supporting the world’s most complex IT environments since 1989
  • SHI is a $10 billion global provider of software, hardware and custom IT solutions.
  • Largest Minority- and Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) in the United States

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

Kyle Thomas
SM SLED Manager
732-564-8526
Kyle_Thomas@shi.com

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ByteSpeed

ByteSpeed has been a leading IT solutions resource since 1999. The company provides customized computer hardware, enterprise networking solutions, and professional IT services nationwide. ByteSpeed has a proven track record of excellent customer service, offering a more personal level of service and support than larger vendors. Their support team is also located in-house, and you get a live technician on the phone within seconds. You can’t go wrong with ByteSpeed!

Contract Highlights

  • Industry leading warranties, including 4-year Accidental Damage Protection on Chromebooks, with unlimited claims

  • Pre-wired Chromebook carts

  • Free lifetime tech support

  • Free on-site parts closet for instant access to warranty replacement parts

  • Free shipping

  • Free imaging

  • Free asset tagging and asset tag in BIOS

  • Free custom bulk packaging

  • White glove service

  • Customization options

  • Risk-free evaluations

  • Free descriptive labeling

  • Free spreadsheets of MAC addresses and ByteSpeed serial numbers

  • Free automated OS naming

  • Free image recovery flash drive

  • Flexible split / delayed shipments

  • Flexible billing options

  • In-house repair service

  • Dedicated account manager

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

Brian Hoots
Account Manager
218-227-0479
bhoots@bytespeed.com

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Quill: Instructional and School Supplies

Founded in 1956 and headquartered in Lincolnshire, IL, Quill.com serves the needs of over a million small to medium-sized businesses.  As a premier business to business office products provider, Quill.com sells everything from paper and ink and toner to cleaning supplies and technology with 24-hour-a-day access to more than 100,000 business essentials. Introduced in 1996, Quill.com was one of the first successful Web sites launched in the office products industry and has been a wholly-owned subsidiary of Staples, Inc., since 1998.

Quill.com is an approved Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA) vendor partner that provides every day low prices on key essentials for your school district or organization. Learn more by visiting www.quill.com/aepa

Don’t see what you’re looking for? Contact your dedicated Account Manager today for more access to edtech.

Contract Highlights:

  • Up to 80% savings
  • 12% savings on ink and toner every day
  • Due to the current inflation and rising shipping costs, Quill has reinstated the free shipping minimums. As of June 17, 2022, all orders under $25 will be charged a $5.99 S&H fee. Orders of $25 or more are guaranteed free shipping within the contiguous 48 states. Though free shipping was a value-add to the AEPA Office Supply and School & Instructional Bids, Quill would like to extend a 30-day notice to all AEPA participants and will implement the new free shipping requirements as of July 17, 2022.

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

Samra Cejvan
Buying Group Manager
847-876-4266
samra.cejvan@quill.com

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Howard Technology Solutions

Howard Technology Solutions is the newest division of Howard Industries, Inc. – a $1 billion privately-held electrical products corporation. Howard Industries was founded more than 45 years ago in 1968 by Billy and Linda Howard in Ellisville, Mississippi. The Howards have grown their core business – distribution transformers – into the leader of their industry. Today, Howard Industries’ Transformer Division is the number one producer of distribution transformers in the United States and is housed in the largest transformer plant in the world – 2.2 million square feet. In addition, the company employs approximately 3,430 employees today.

Howard Technology Solutions is committed to providing customers with all technology-related products and services not limited to: Networking, Computers and computer peripherals, Software, and Audio Visual. Howard Technology Solutions strives to create, provide, and support superior products and services that meet or exceed customer needs.

Contract Highlights:

  • Dedicated Outside and Inside Representative for ILTPP members
  • US-Based Customer Service Team
  • Certified Engineers to assist with large scale projects
  • Ability to provide additional discounts for quantity orders
  • Product Training available for members and staff
  • Dedicated URL on howardcomputers.com for members to access pricing, placing orders, and tracking orders
  • Technical support available 24/7 365 days a week
  • Environmentally focused, Howard is EPEAT and ISO 14001:2015 certified

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

Joe Leppert
Senior Field Sales Representative
(312) 448-1314
jleppert@howard.com

Erin Miller
Inside Sales Manager, K-12 Education
(601) 399-5720
elmiller@howard.com

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ITSavvy

ITsavvy built its reputation as a value-added reseller with industry-leading product availability, project management, client support and logistics. The company was co-founded as B2B Computer Products in 2004 by Mike Theriault, now the CEO and President, and Chris Kurpeikis, now the Executive Vice President. In 2012 they rebranded the company as ITsavvy to reflect our growing expertise in Security Solutions, Engineered Solutions, Cloud Solutions, Managed Services, and Unified Communications.

In 2014 ITsavvy made a significant investment in IT products operation with the launch of an e-commerce site that streamlines the purchasing process. ITsavvy can ship from 46 warehouses across the continental US, with 99% of all orders being processed and shipped same day. The company offers a full range of products (over $8 billion in daily inventory) with over 1,000 brand names. In the past three years, they have made key acquisitions that have significantly enhanced engineering capabilities and industry leadership in security, cloud solutions, data center management, IT lifecycle management, help desk, managed network, managed print and unified communications. In 2015, ITsavvy expanded their Tier-3 Illinois and New Jersey data centers along with the New York Managed NOC center for state-of-the-art data security and network management.

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

Matthew Butler
Client Executive Public Sector
630-396-6307
mbutler@itsavvy.com

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CTL

A US based company, Computer Technology Link (CTL) is a technology solutions provider, that has been supplying technology solutions, including CTL Laptops, PCs, LCD Monitors, Servers and Chromebooks to education customers throughout the United States for over 28 years.

CTL’s comprehensive chrome solutions include industry-recognized, education-specific Chromebooks, value-added software titles, deployment assistance, and professional development offerings.

Since 2013, CTL has assisted with education partners of all sizes on their chrome deployments. Ranging from total 1:1 deployments to smaller, more intimate classroom deployments, CTL has helped schools across the United States implement chrome solutions that best fit the unique needs of each district.

Contract Highlights:

  • Industry recognized, education-focused Chromebooks
  • CTL Patented X protect panel option for added protection in your investment
  • Flexible warranty options
  • Paid 2-way shipping on warranty claims

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

Aaron Pearson
Senior National Account Manager
937-405-6486
apearson@ctl.net

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Trafera

On January 1, 2021, FireFly Computers and Trinity3 Technology united to serve the educational technology market and created Trafera. At Trafera, classroom technology is the one and only focus. They specialize in helping you be less busy, so you can focus on the things that matter most. From fast, easy Chromebook and laptop deployments to pre-wired carts and cabinets to simplified repair and warranty support options, Trafera is raising the bar on what a true technology partner can do to make deploying, managing, and maintaining your school technology a breeze. Trafera is one of the fastest-growing vendors of K-12 technology in the US and a top 3 vendor of Google Chrome Products worldwide. Trafera has solutions for every situation. Whether it’s reducing costs, saving time, or simplifying a process, their innovations are a win-win for you and your budget.

Contract Highlights

  • Direct access to your own dedicated, US-based Trafera Account Manager
  • FREE Chromebook technical assistance from Trafera Engineers
  • One-stop, manufacturer authorized warranty services – They deal with the manufacturer so you don’t have to.
  • FREE Benefit Claiming Assistance – Find and take advantage of free offers such as professional development, software, and setup services.
  • Access to FREE Trafera TRAILS, online Professional Development
  • Customizable Deployment Solutions – Pre-enroll devices in your G Suite domain, pre-configure Wi-Fi settings, assign devices to particular Organizational Units (OUs), divide shipments by OU, add asset tags or laser etching, pre-wire charging carts, install devices in protective cases, reduce waste with Green Pack “green” shipping services, or any other custom solutions you desire.

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

Tim Peters
Account Manager
651-209-1098
tim.peters@trafera.com

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Kajeet

Kajeet is an award-winning company and industry leader for safe and secure wireless internet connectivity for students. Founded in 2003 by a group of parents and launched its Education Division in 2011, which now provides connectivity to a wide variety of education and community customers. This includes, but is not limited to schools, school districts, libraries, colleges/universities, non-profits, tribal schools, state agencies, federal agencies, and third-party financial sponsors.

Kajeet is based in all 50 U.S. states, D.C., all Canadian provinces, and *recently announced* its expansion into the United Kingdom. As a partner with more than 3000 schools and school districts in the United States and Canada, Kajeet provides affordable Education Broadband™ outside of the classroom. Kajeet believes in #EveryStudent and supports being #AlwaysConnected!

Contract Highlights

  • Student Access, ensuring #EveryStudent is #AlwaysConnected to broadband for learning
    • Kajeet SmartSpot®
    • LTE Embedded Devices (Chromebooks, laptops, tablets)
    • Other customer-owned devices (hotspots, modems, computers, etc.
  • SmartBus Wi-Fi
    • #1 provider of Wi-Fi on school buses in North America – Deployed in over 1000 school bus fleets across the U.S. and Canada
  • Fixed Wireless
    • Kajeet Connect Prime and Backup – for indoor and outdoor facilities
  • Software
    • Mobile Device Management, Network/Device Monitoring, Policy Management, etc. related to the delivery and management of students and connected devices
  • Kajeet Private Networks, including Private LTE using CBRS or EBS spectrum
  • Kajeet HomeWireless is a new configuration of Hardware and Service that safely and securely connects multiple students in one household
  • Sentinel Accessibility addresses students with impairments and disabilities; these features were added to the Sentinel platform for all users at no cost.

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

Kris O’Connor
EDU Sales Executive, Kajeet
815-260-7960
koconnor@kajeet.com

Ryan Frohle
Account Manager (Install Accounts)
240-482-3499
rfrohle@kajeet.com 

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Bluum

Bluum  has solutions for every room in a school. From classrooms to auditoriums, sports stadiums to computer labs, cafeterias to TV studios, they offer technology that empowers students and accelerates learning. Trox offers a vast selection of products from leading manufacturers, and complete technology solutions including design, integration, installation, free product orientation, and professional development/training. With a foundation in the traditional AV space, Trox is also focused on emerging technologies including one to one (mobile learning) to address K-12’s common core requirements.

Contract Highlights

  • FREE shipping on all orders over $500
  • Receive up to 95% off list price on select products
  • A full-service company that stays with you through the entire process of implementation
  • National Leader in Education Technology & Collaboration Solutions

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

Sarah Goncalves
Regional Vice President of Sales
888-226-5727 x3730
Sarah.Goncalves@bluum.com

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HP NASPO

HP NASPO ValuePoint contract is the purchasing cooperative of the National Association of State Procurement Officials. All 50 states, U.S. territories, and Washington D.C. are members. NASPO ValuePoint gives you a way to procure products at a discounted price. The ILTPP contract includes HP Bands 1, 2, and 3 which are Desktops, Laptops & Tablets including related peripherals and services. For more information please visit https://www.naspovaluepoint.org/portfolio/computer-equipment-peripherals-related-services-2015-2021/hp-inc/ or the HP ILTPP NASPO VP Computer contract site at www.hp.com/buy/iltpp

ABOUT NASPO VALUEPOINT

The NASPO ValuePoint Cooperative Purchasing Organization (formerly WSCA-NASPO) provides the highest standard of excellence in public cooperative contracting. By leveraging the leadership and expertise of all states with the purchasing power of their public entities, NASPO ValuePoint delivers the best value, reliable, competitively sourced contracts. Since 1993 NASPO ValuePoint has been the cooperative purchasing arm of NASPO (the National Association of State Procurement Officials) encouraging, fostering, and guiding the nation’s most significant public contract cooperative. NASPO ValuePoint is a unified, nationally focused cooperative aggregating the demand of all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the organized US territories, their political subdivisions, and other eligible entities spurring best value, innovation, and competition in the marketplace.

Contract Highlights:

  • Premium Savings Package (PSP)–  is a program that operates within the Computer Equipment, Peripherals & Related Services Contract led by Minnesota. All prices are held steady and able to be purchased for the following six-month period (July to December & January to June).
  • 3 Approved Fulfillment Subcontractors– receive the orders and invoices from the purchasing entity directly, in addition to handling all order tracking and escalations along with offering pre-and post-sales support.
  • Aggressively and competitively priced– Avoid going out to bid, save hundreds of dollars by eliminating the resources needed to create, analyze and negotiate complex bids and responses, plus manage multiple contracts.
  • Trade-In Program– Get maximum value from your aging equipment with minimum effort – trade-In includes environmentally friendly processes and great cash allowances.
  • Free shipping on all orders.

Contact your dedicated Account Manager for HP or one of the Authorized Partners:

CDW-G
Jennie Fabianski
Sales Manager
312-705-8973
jennpre@cdwg.com

SHI International Corp.
Michael Lamdagan
SM SLED Manager
888-764-888
michael_lamdagan@shi.com

HP, Inc.
Samantha Illescas
Inside Account Manager
47-537-0344
samantha.illescas@hp.com

Sam Farooq
Account Manager
224-208-8780
sam.farooq@hp.com

Debra Lee
Director, Contract Sales Management
NASPO VP HP Lead
847-537-0344
debra.lee@hp.com

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