Friday, May 24, 2013

SPOT Bid Details

Purchasing will actually open on June 1, but you can see the information at the REMC bid site (  The devices are listed under Computers, 22i.  Products are broken down by category - laptop, tablet, netbook, with all the associated accessories and upgrades listed as well.

The direct link to the 22i complete list is

The links to the devices themselves are:
Win 8 netbook 

(yes, you can buy the management at this discount regardless of where you get the chromebooks)

Mac laptop

Win 8 notebook


Android tablet

  • SPOT user creation open now.
  • Device details posted to the REMC SAVE now.
  • Mobile device purchase window opens June 1.
  • Desktop device purchase window opens July 1.
    • Desktop bids awarded June 18, details available shortly thereafter.
  • Both Mobile and Desktop device purchase windows close July 31.

Device awards:
  • Contracts are currently in the process of being finalized.

Ordering Process:
  • All SPOT orders must be processed through the SPOT website.  
  • If you do not have a SPOT authorized user, contact your ISD or consortium TRIG leaders.
  • Districts are to upload POs through SPOT at the remcbid site.  
  • Vendors will be notified immediately via email that a PO has been uploaded.
  • Vendors will then be able to download the POs
  • This process allows us to monitor district participation for grant purposes.
  • Districts should NOT order directly from the vendor.
  • There will be a video tutorial on how to upload your PO available shortly.

The TRIG website has been updated to include information also
Questions can be directed to
The SPOT website is at
The SPOT FAQ site is at

Have a good weekend all!

Michael Richardson         REMC 1 Director
906.482.4520 x240          811 Hecla St             Hancock, MI  49930
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