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How to Buy Audiovisual Equipment and Services

This commodity includes audiovisual equipment, supplies, and installation and integration services.

Procurement Options and Procedures

Total Purchase Purchase Type Procedure
$5,000 or less Goods or Services Use your Procurement Card or a Department Purchase Order (DPO).
$5,001 - $10,000 Goods Use a PO Requisition or SPO Requisition. The Purchasing Agent needs adequate documentation to support the purchase and has discretion in determining whether or not competition is required.
$10,001 - $500,000 Goods Use a PO Requisition or SPO Requisition. The Purchasing Agent needs competition via Documented Quote process , or a Sole Source Justification , or a State or University Price Agreement .
$5,001 - $25,000 Services Use a PO Requisition or SPO Requisition. The Purchasing Agent needs adequate documentation to support the purchase and has discretion in determining whether or not competition is required.
$25,001 - $500,000 Services Use a PO Requisition or SPO Requisition. The Purchasing Agent needs competition via Documented Quote process, or a Sole Source Justification, or a State or University Price Agreement .
$500,001 or more Goods or Services Use a PO Requisition or SPO Requisition. The Purchasing Agent needs competition via Invitation for Bids or RFP, or a Sole Source Justification, or a State or University Price Agreement .

Vendor Information

SKC Communication Products, Inc.
(Vendor ID # 13532, Address # 2)

Contact Information

  • Tony Dilorio Phone: 800/882-7779 ext. 5326 or direct to 913/535-5326 Fax: 800/454-4752

University Price Agreement

  • # CNR-01052, valid through 11-30-08
    Video Technical Support: 800/882-7779, # 4 and # 3

Note: In all communications with the vendor (including questions, Procurement Card telephone orders, faxed purchase orders, etc.), departments must reference the following: contract # CNR-01052 and E&I membership # 5095.

Gov Connection
(Vendor ID # 1309, Address # 15)

Contact Information

University Price Agreement

  • # CNR-01074, valid through 11-30-11
    Post-sales Tech Support: 800/800-0011 (you must provide your order number)

Note: In all communications with the vendor (including questions, Procurement Card telephone orders, faxed purchase orders, etc.), departments must reference the following: contract # CNR-01074 and E&I membership # 5095.

University Price Agreements

Through its relationship with the Educational & Institutional (E&I) Cooperative, the University of Colorado has established two University Price Agreements (UPAs) for this commodity.

SKC Communication Products, Inc.

One of the UPAs is with SKC Communication Products, Inc. SKC designs, engineers, and delivers next-generation multimedia rooms that take advantage of the current best-in-class audio and video applications.

SKC offers five product lines:

  1. Polycom - Voice, video, and network solutions. These include VTX voice conferencing systems, VSX video conferencing systems, Vortex integrated audio systems, and Network Systems Software and Enterprise solutions.
  2. Plantronics - Headsets.
  3. VBrick - Digital Video Systems. These are reliable, high-performance, easy-to- use networked video solutions.
  4. Codian - Video conferencing. Codian designs and manufactures the most advanced video conferencing products available.
  5. Tandberg - Video conferencing. Tandberg's HD suite now has more products to choose from.

With the exception of Plantronics, each company offers their entire catalog through SKC's E&I contract. For product detail and price quotes, contact the sales representative listed under Vendors, above.

Gov Connection

The second UPA is with Gov Connection (a PC Connection Company), for multimedia equipment, supplies, and support services. Gov Connection offers overnight delivery, custom-configured systems, 7-day customer service, and toll-free technical support until 9:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time. A secure Internet Business Account has been set up for the University and reflects Gov Connection's E&I pricing. You can place orders with your Procurement Card by going to www.govconnection.com/colorado and setting up your username and password.

Purchasing Agents

Darlene Morrow

Voice:
303.764.3415
Fax:
303.764.3434
Email:
Darlene.Morrow@cu.edu

Finance System Codes

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Audiovisual equipment & supplies

Need help?

Finance and Procurement Help Desk

Email:
FinProHelp@cu.edu
Voice:
303.837.2161
Fax:
303.837.2160