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13th August 2012, 12:00 PM #1
Re-Assignment Of Olympic ICT Equipment
Link: Re-assignment of Olympic ICT equipment
Example of item available: ELO 1515L (15" touch screen) £ 130 + VAT.
Thousands of PCs, laptops and servers used in the London Olympic Games will be distributed to schools after the games have finished. Econocom is managing the re-assignment of the ICT
equipment as part of their Olympic Legacy commitment. The PCs come with an Acer warranty up to January 2015 and a Microsoft certificate of authenticity. They will be ready for distribution from the middle of October on a first come, first served basis
Full inventory includes: 10,000 PCs, 2,000 laptops, 1,000 servers and 1,800 touchscreens (ELO 1515L)
Allocation is on a first come first served basis. So far approximately 400 schools have placed orders.
For more information E-Mail Andrew.SCOTTING@Econocom.com or call 0208 939 1205.
Last edited by DaveP; 13th August 2012 at 12:07 PM.
Reason: Correct spelling mistake.
13th August 2012, 12:04 PM #2
We asked about 3 weeks ago - told we were far too late as there had been alot of interest but they'd let us know if anyone dropped out. Standard response I guess - no surprise we have heard nothing since.
Anyone applying now I imagine will have no chance unless they know someone who knows someone etc..
13th August 2012, 12:26 PM #3
To be honest the only things that would intrest me are the touch screens.
13th August 2012, 12:47 PM #4
We were in the same boat as dgsmith too, too late for equipment.
14th August 2012, 03:11 PM #5
- Rep Power
Olympic ICT equipment - Econocom response
Hello, I am Chris Labrey, Country Manager at Econocom,in charge of reassigning the Olympic ICT equipment. The PCs and laptops are oversubscribed but there are plenty of servers and touchscreens left. There is a waiting for PCs and laptops and Acer/Econocom have promised to provide new equipment at discount to those schools that miss out.
Originally Posted by timbo343
14th August 2012, 03:11 PM #6
- Rep Power
Plenty of touchscreens left
14th August 2012, 03:19 PM #7
14th August 2012, 03:25 PM #8
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