I like your idea.

Count me in if Jack Barnes is going to do it again this year.

ONSU needs are:
70 laptops for K-12 environment
25 desktops for 9-12 environment

I have started the conversation with Dell and I know if we are together in
it we can get a greater discount.

Please let me know,


Vitaliy Kulapin M.Ed.
Technology Coordinator/Integration Specialist
Orange North SU
111 B Brush Hill Road
Williamstown, VT, 05679
Phone: (802) 433-5818 ext.318
Fax: (802) 433-5825

'Many of our schools are good schools if only this were 1965'. ~ Louise
Stoll and Dean Fink

School Information Technology Discussion <[log in to unmask]> writes:
>This is a little off topic but I'll throw it out there any way.
>In the past we have worked with some districts to pool our buying power
>by getting group quotes. The amazing thing was that we were all able to
>quote exactly what each group wanted, from the company we wanted and, in
>the case of at least 2 major ones, I think, we were able to buy 1 to 1000
>at those prices. 
>Jack Barnes led the charge for us last time.  I'm wondering if we can do
>this again. Please let me know.
>Vince Gonillo
>>>> Susan Briere <[log in to unmask]> Monday, March 02, 2009 12:57 PM
>RNESU is starting to think about next year's laptop purchases (and
>late-year purchases for this year). We are interested in hearing from
>other folks - what have you been buying - whether you've been happy with
>the make/models, whether you've had any problems that might help inform
>our decisions.. anyone going in a new direction next year?
>We appreciate any suggestions/feedback that you provide. 
>Thanks very much,
>Susan Briere
>Technical Support, RNESU