CDI Technologies is Awarded an Expanded School Purchasing Contract by the Alabama Department of Education

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 9:27 am

School districts can now benefit from more classroom technology options from CDI 


Chicago IL – March 19, 2019 – CDI Technologies (formerly CDI Computer Dealers) today announced it was awarded an expanded contract with the Alabama Department of Education allowing it to offer more products and services to Alabama schools. This expanded agreement through the state’s Alabama K-12 Joint Purchasing (ALJP) program allows schools to purchase CDI’s classroom-ready technology including recertified devices and charging carts, as well as technologies from its partners including Acer, ASUS and Google.


CDI provides schools with best-in-class products and services to support classroom-ready tech initiatives and 1:1 programs. It currently provides solutions to 84 percent of the state’s school districts – impacting 570,360 students –through the ALJP. With the expanded contract, CDI will be able to sell its expanding line of partners’ technologies and services to districts in the state in addition to its own equipment and services.


The ALJP program helps connect school districts with vendors for IT equipment and services. CDI has been a participating ALJP vendor for about 10 years. CDI’s offerings include carts, cabinets, and accessories, as well as recertified devices, servers and networking products.

Under the expanded contract, CDI is also offering the following products and brands:


  • Acer (Chrome and Chrome-compete devices)
  • Chromebook, Windows and iOS parts
  • ASUS (Chrome and Chrome-compete devices)
  • GoGuardian’s line of products
  • Google (Chrome management licensing and VR/AR kits)
  • Higher Ground mobile device cases
  • Newline Interactive displays


Additional products and services may be added. The contract officially starts in July 2019.


“During the nearly 11 years that we’ve been working in Alabama, the technology needs of schools and districts have evolved,” said Andrew Frustaci, CDI’s EdTech Success Manager for Alabama. “CDI has also evolved during this time and we understand the types of technologies school districts need to support the 21st Century classroom. The expanded contract with ALJP provides an opportunity for us to offer comprehensive technology solutions to schools and districts in Alabama.”



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About CDI Technologies

CDI Technologies, incorporated as CDI Computer Dealers Inc., has been selling IT hardware and software solutions to K-12 schools since 1981.


CDI’s mission is to simplify the purchase process and support educators by deploying proven, best-in-class devices, charging carts, software and accessories, backed by lifecycle support and training.


Having worked with 10,000 schools, CDI recognizes the growing challenges faced by educators. Its classroom-ready ecosystems empower educators to connect students to a love of learning and a lifetime of achievement.