Carahsoft

Carahsoft has built its reputation as a customer-centric organization dedicated to serving the needs of technology manufacturers, government end users, and reseller ecosystem with Solutions for Government®.

Carahsoft has a proven history of helping government agencies find the best possible technology solution at the best possible value. Each customer works directly with a dedicated account representative to determine a solution tailored specifically to meet his or her needs. They combine their extensive knowledge of the technologies they provide, with a thorough understanding of the government procurement process, to analyze needs, provide configuration support, simplify the ordering process, and offer special government pricing.

Carahsoft Technology Corporation is proud to offer ILTPP members a wide variety of government solutions, including AWS and VMware.

Virtualization allows IT departments to create a virtual environment at the workstation, server, or data center level. With this virtualization technology, you can reduce the number of physical servers or computers, while still maintaining performance levels. Benefits include:

  • Reduce IT costs through server consolidation and network virtualization
  • Create an affordable disaster recovery solution
  • Leverage cloud software to build an elastic on-demand virtual infrastructure Support user access to data and applications on any device from anywhere

Contact your dedicated Account Manager

Martin Gavin
ILTPP Program Manager
703-673-3518
martin.gavin@carahsoft.com

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Education Networks of America (ENA)

Education Networks of America (ENA) was founded in 1996 and began with a vision to provide Internet access to every K–12 school in Tennessee. ENA has made that vision a reality by creating the first statewide K–12 network in the nation.

Today, that vision has been greatly expanded, and ENA now delivers high-capacity and future-ready connectivity, communication, cloud, security, and software services to K–12 schools, higher education institutions, and libraries across the nation.

ENA delivers transformative technology solutions supported by exceptional customer care to education and library communities across the nation. Their state-of-the-art cloud platform delivers next-generation virtualized resources designed to scale with your escalating cloud computing demands.

Empowered by solutions that save time, money, and frustration, ENA’s customers can focus on what matters most: preparing students, strengthening communities, and building leading educational enterprises.

ENA’s Proposed Solutions (View Tabs On the Left):

  • VoIP Services: SmartVoice and SmartLink
    • Add-Ons: SmartConference, SmartFax, Toll-Free
  • CatchOn
  • ENA Cloud Solutions – Secure Data Backup Service: TrustCompute, TrustBackup, and TrustVault
  • Wi-Fi/LAN Services: Professional Services

Contract Highlights:

  • Dedicated Account Management Personnel
  • Training and Help Documentation
  • Engineering Excellence
  • Exceptional Service Delivery
  • Customer Technical Assistance Center Support
  • Proactive 24 x 7 x 365 Service Monitoring

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

Fred Cuthbert
Senior Account Service Manager
317-612-2893
fcuthbert@ena.com

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Howard Technology Solutions

*Notice of Chromebook Shortage: The Illinois Learning Technology Purchase Program (ILTPP) has received notices of extensive lead times on Chromebook orders from a number of our vendor partners. Districts ordering Chromebooks at this time will most likely not receive the devices in time for the start of the school year. This is an industry-wide supply shortage and is not limited to ILTPP vendor partners. For more information on lead times, please contact your vendor-specific dedicated account managers.

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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SHI Full Catalog Contract

*Notice of Chromebook Shortage: The Illinois Learning Technology Purchase Program (ILTPP) has received notices of extensive lead times on Chromebook orders from a number of our vendor partners. Districts ordering Chromebooks at this time will most likely not receive the devices in time for the start of the school year. This is an industry-wide supply shortage and is not limited to ILTPP vendor partners. For more information on lead times, please contact your vendor-specific dedicated account managers.

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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Trox Full Catalog Contract

*Notice of Chromebook Shortage: The Illinois Learning Technology Purchase Program (ILTPP) has received notices of extensive lead times on Chromebook orders from a number of our vendor partners. Districts ordering Chromebooks at this time will most likely not receive the devices in time for the start of the school year. This is an industry-wide supply shortage and is not limited to ILTPP vendor partners. For more information on lead times, please contact your vendor-specific dedicated account managers.

Trox  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
South Region Inside Sales RVP
888-226-5727 x3730
sgoncalves@cditechnologies.com

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HP NASPO

*Notice of Chromebook Shortage: The Illinois Learning Technology Purchase Program (ILTPP) has received notices of extensive lead times on Chromebook orders from a number of our vendor partners. Districts ordering Chromebooks at this time will most likely not receive the devices in time for the start of the school year. This is an industry-wide supply shortage and is not limited to ILTPP vendor partners. For more information on lead times, please contact your vendor-specific dedicated account managers.

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 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 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 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:

CDW-G
John Buttita
Sales Manager
877-325-3380
johnbut@cdw.com

Connection
Alma Hinojosa
Account Manager
800-800-0019 x34354
Alma.Hinojosa@connection.com

Howard Technology Solutions
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

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

HP, Inc.
Debra Lee
Contract Sales Manager
847-537-0344
debra.lee@hp.com

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CDW-G

*Notice of Chromebook Shortage: The Illinois Learning Technology Purchase Program (ILTPP) has received notices of extensive lead times on Chromebook orders from a number of our vendor partners. Districts ordering Chromebooks at this time will most likely not receive the devices in time for the start of the school year. This is an industry-wide supply shortage and is not limited to ILTPP vendor partners. For more information on lead times, please contact your vendor-specific dedicated account managers.

CDW Government LLC (CDW-G) is the industry leading provider of multi-brand technology solutions serving K-12 institutions. With over 30 years of IT experience, CDW-G offers a broad array of products ranging from discrete hardware and software products to integrated IT solutions such as mobility, security, cloud, data center and collaboration.

CDW-G has partnered with major manufacturers such as Dell, HP, Microsoft, and Lenovo to provide comprehensive solutions for PC, server, storage, networking equipment, and IT peripherals.

Contract Highlights:

  • A dedicated account team under the ILTPP agreement, that offers advice and support, and is accessible via email, phone and the web
  • Installation, ongoing IT support and other services available
  • FREE shipping on all products regardless of order size which can ship via common ground carriers
  • CDWG.com extranets that provide customized access to your account team, product information, purchase history, quotes and order status – plus the ability to track previous orders, manage asset-tagged items and order configured systems
  • The CDW-G Software License Tracker extranet tool that allows your organization to track licensing agreements and expiration dates, generate standard reports or create custom layouts and schedule reports for delivery via email

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

John Buttita
Sales Manager
877-325-3380
johnbut@cdw.com

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Connection

*Notice of Chromebook Shortage: The Illinois Learning Technology Purchase Program (ILTPP) has received notices of extensive lead times on Chromebook orders from a number of our vendor partners. Districts ordering Chromebooks at this time will most likely not receive the devices in time for the start of the school year. This is an industry-wide supply shortage and is not limited to ILTPP vendor partners. For more information on lead times, please contact your vendor-specific dedicated account managers.

Connection has the unique products and services your institution needs to make the most of your technology budget. The company can design and implement cost-effective, cutting-edge K-12 education IT solutions—for one school or across your entire district—that helps improve faculty effectiveness and stimulate student learning.

Contract Highlights:

  • 300,000 technology products
  • 1,600+ brands
  • Technical experts who will assist members with assessment, design, and implementation of IT projects
  • Volume software licensing
  • Comprehensive services
  • Dedicated Account Managers, who understand the needs of IT decision makers
  • Free Shipping on all orders

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

Alma Hinojosa
Account Manager
800-800-0019 x34354
Alma.Hinojosa@connection.com

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