Online purchasing sites are listed where applicable and may require a specific login to access ASU pricing. For more information, review the computers and technology policies and procedures.
Departments supported by Business and Finance IT should view the BFIT guidelines for buying equipment and software. They can also contact the BFIT Help Desk for all computer-related purchases. BFIT will help you identify the best solution and vendor for your needs. These are the contracted or preferred vendors currently accepting the ASU P-Card:
The Sun Devil Marketplace is the official Apple campus retailer approved for all institutional department purchases. This location provides convenient one-stop shopping and delivery options for all ASU campuses. All departmental Apple purchases must be made through the Sun Devil Marketplace using a purchase order or university P-Card. For purchase orders, use the vendor code: Follet. The Sun Devil Marketplace is at the College Avenue Commons building. Email Sun Devil Marketplace or call 480-965-1385.
NAU Contract #P17GB003
The Dell Premier webpage is available in SunRISE. Users will need to visit SunRISE to create quotes or place orders with Dell. The My Premier link is in the Dell Punchout catalog.
Email Michele Sweet or you can also email Andrew Giddings.
Surface for Business:
The Surface for Business catalog is available in SunRISE, giving all ASU campuses an easy way to purchase Surface equipment. If you are unsure which Surface is best for your needs, contact the Microsoft Support Team for a virtual demonstration to look at the Surface lineup. Email Microsoft to schedule a virtual demonstration. Additionally, the Microsoft Support team offers training for your devices and more. Email Brandon Dorfman, business solutions specialist, to make an appointment.
With the Microsoft Complete Advanced Exchange Accidental Damage coverage on Surface, you're eligible for two device replacement claims over three years for damages like a cracked screen or liquid spill. Note: You must purchase all Surface devices with a three-year EXPSHP warranty at a minimum. There are three and four-year EXPSHP options, but three-year is the standard for ASU faculty and staff devices. Please work with your technical advisory group member if you have unique circumstances or requests.
You should receive your device 7–10 business days after placing your order.
The Microsoft Support Team is available seven days a week for all your technical needs and issues. Visit Microsoft Support for technical support with all Microsoft products and tools. For additional information related to Microsoft's support offerings, access ASU-Microsoft Support.view
ASU Purchasing and Business Services issued RFP 301702 and awarded contracts to these suppliers. Contracting helped to streamline the ability to work with suppliers that provide any, or all, of the following services:
- Data Analysis.
Your unit can obtain an estimate and contract with these firms without conducting a formal solicitation. The contracts will be reviewed for renewal every mid-September until 2022.view
Upwork is the largest freelancing website with over 16 million freelance and premium agencies in more than 8,000 skills. ASU Purchasing and Business Services RFP 301802 awarded Upwork. ASU has elected to partner with Upwork to scale quickly, increase productivity, access specialized skills and stretch resources. Here are examples of skills on Upwork:
- Business process outsourcing.
- Day rate consultants.
- Individual one-time projects or an entire team to support big projects.
How it works:
- Find talent: Tell Upwork what you need. Upwork connects you with professional skills in the U.S.
- Hire talent: Get qualified proposals within 24 hours. Compare and negotiate bids, reviews and prior work with transparency. Find, interview and hire the right individual, team or agency.
- Work: Use Upwork to chat, video call, share files and track project milestones from your computer or mobile device.
- Pay: Individuals can be paid hourly or fixed prices and receive invoices through Upwork. Only pay for the work you authorize.
You can talk about your project by contacting the ASU Program Team. ASU's Upwork team includes an account manager, program success manager, talent manager and compliance team. They will reach out to you, set time to learn about your requirements and walk you through your next steps.
You can receive training on Upwork by scheduling a meeting with Sarah Bowman, ASU's Upwork program success manager. She can provide you with tips and tricks to get started, walk through any steps and review questions.
Email Deepak Shadrach, ASU's Upwork account manager, for more information.
ASU Purchasing and Business Services issued RFP 341903 and awarded contracts to nine suppliers for Open Source Learning Technologies Development Services. Your unit can obtain an estimate and contract with these firms without conducting a formal solicitation. Awarded providers offer the following capabilities:
- Development, integration, customization and cloud-based hosting services for learning technologies that use open-source code "Learning Tool Development."
- Learning technology tools for open-source code systems and platforms and proprietary learning management systems, including Canvas and Blackboard "Learning Tools."
To help streamline the ability to contract with suppliers that provide additional staffing for UTO-supported technologies, your unit may obtain an estimate and contract without formal solicitation with firms like:
- IBM Kenexa.
- Mulesoft Enterprise Service Bus/Service Orientated Architecture and Plainview.
ASU Purchasing and Business Services has issued and awarded RFP 342001 for Robotic Process Automation service. Awarded providers offer the following capabilities:
- Leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies with multiple SaaS platforms to automate and enable direct customer interaction with various university business processes.
- Provide off-shelf solutions that can integrate with ASU's systems to perform the functions identified in "a" with configuration.
Various applications that may require RPA services may include internally developed platforms and other licensed SaaS platforms.
Departments looking for RPA services can contact these providers directly for pricing and scopes of services without doing another formal RFP process. You can compare prices and select the right vendors informally, even if it is over the $100,000 threshold.
You can simply enter a requisition for one of these vendors, including the RFP. numbers and scope of work, and Purchasing and Business Services can process the purchase order. It will also be necessary to follow any security procedures.
Email Brennon Carlson, ASU associate director, Purchasing and Business Services, or call 480-965-8695 with any questions.
Contracts are reviewed for renewal every November for the next four years.view
Contract #ASU RFP 312101
ASU has contracted with vendors for translation services and time-coded transcription.
Email Isabel Carrillo, ASU supply chain buyer, or call 480-965-5378 for questions.view