Alden Associates Inc., a division of 3MD, has been providing computers, networking equipment, peripherals and services since 1984. Alden serves primarily government and education facilities and holds WSIPC contract 14-01 which allows any Washington State public institution to purchase via interlocal agreements. With an emphasis on outstanding customer service, Alden Associates is a complete solution provider for technology needs and stands by the motto of "Solid amid change."
Desktop, Server and Storage Systems – Alden, Lenovo, and Synology
Laptops, Tablets and Mobile Devices - Lenovo, Samsung, ASUS, and Acer
Data & Device Security – Absolute Software and Barracuda Networks
Display Equipment – Viewsonic, Lenovo, Samsung, ASUS, Hitachi, ELO, Lumens, and Acer
Network Equipment – Ruckus Wireless, Netgear, and Barracuda
System Carts and Device Mounts – Spectrum, Ergotron, and Anthro
Power Protection – APC and Tripplite
System Accessories – Microsoft, Logitech, and Cable Connection
*Reference WSIPC Contract 14-01 to receive discount pricing.
WSIPC PC Bid (RFP 14-01) Bid Documents & Due Diligence
RFP 14-01 Board Approval
RFP 14-01 RFP Request
RFP 14-01 Addendum I
RFP 14-01 EX 5.A Recommendation
RFP 14-01 AOP-Ad in Everett Herald
RFP 14-01 AOP-Ad in Daily Journal Commerce
Lenovo leads the industry in products built specifically to meet the challenges of teaching and learning in the digital age. ThinkPad® Laptops are designed to drive stronger student outcomes while helping teachers and administrators find more modern, efficient ways to educate, engage, and collaborate. Lenovo ThinkCentre® desktops provide groundbreaking performance in space and energy-saving form factors – perfect for robust math and science applications. From the appropriately named 1-Liter Tiny and “Tiny In One” to the sleek All-in-One Windows PCs, for big performance and a small money-saving footprint, lean and green Lenovo ThinkCentre desktops are ready.
Spectrum Industries is the premier manufacturer of laptop carts and furnishing products that facilitate learning by incorporating innovative designs with technology and communications equipment. Spectrum concentrates on manufactured products; primarily wood, wood composite and steel products.
Ergotron offers platforms to transform classrooms into physically active and digitally connected learning and office spaces. Manage your school’s technology—Chromebooks, iPads or laptops—with charging carts and cabinets; give students and staff opportunities for the movement they need with mobile standing/adjustable desks.
ViewSonic projectors, monitors, and display solutions provide classrooms with the tools that build a technologically advanced classroom where students and teachers create, communicate, and collaborate. As interactivity and hands-on learning becomes a larger part of student curriculums, ViewSonic’s mix of hardware and software products deliver easy-to-use, next generation answers. Special promotions are available to Education at ViewSchool.
Discover our latest education solutions that combine Samsung educational technology with classroom collaboration software, digital curriculum, and professional development from our partners to deliver powerful teaching and learning tools for the classroom: Samsung Tablets, Displays, Interactive Technology and Printers.
Faster, more dependable Wi-Fi connectivity that’s affordable is fundamental. It must cover large campuses, yet reach every corner of a classroom. Ruckus Wireless supports multimedia applications while providing secure connectivity for staff, students, and guests. Limited budgets and IT staff mean that educators need a new approach. Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi 802.11ac access points pass the test with flying colors.
Netgear switching and storage products are designed to exceed the high standards required of school networks. In addition, each product is covered by an industry leading warranty to demonstrate our commitment to quality.
Absolute Data & Device Security (DDS,) formerly Absolute Computrace, is an adaptive endpoint security solution. It provides you with a persistent connection to all of your endpoints and the data they contain so you can deliver a digital learning experience while promoting a safer school environment and securing your IT assets.
Barracuda Networks, Inc. offers industry-leading solutions designed to solve mainstream IT problems – efficiently and cost effectively – while maintaining a level of customer support and satisfaction second to none. Our products span three distinct markets, including: 1) content security, 2) networking and application delivery and 3) data storage, protection and disaster recovery.