MHEC and PASSHE Allow Member Institutions to Buy Technology Products from CDW-G at a Discount

The Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium (MHEC)and the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education(PASSHE) have signed statewide purchasing agreements that willallow member institutions to buy technology products fromCDW-G ( at discounted prices. MHEC, made upof 83 member institutions, signed a two-year multimedia equipmentagreement with CDW-G for Polycom ( conferencing equipment and accessories, as well as anarray of projectors, projector accessories, and lamps from suchvendors as Canon (, HP (, InFocus(, and Sharp ( CDW-G partneredwith PASSHE on a two-year multiple-participation awardcontract, with a three-year annual renewal option that enablesfaculty and staff to order technology products form the full CDWGcatalog or directly from its Web site.

This article originally appeared in the 08/01/2005 issue of THE Journal.