E&I Cooperative Services

Solutions for the educational community

Information technology (IT)-managed integration services and staff augmentation are areas of great importance to any E&I Cooperative Services member institution. The ability to manage the day-to-day IT workload and successfully complete IT initiatives is a tremendous undertaking.

RSM US LLP is partnered with E&I to provide its members with demonstrated technology services designed to improve business performance. Solutions include:

  • Infrastructure and application implementation services
  • IT outsourcing and managed services
  • Risk and security services
  • IT advisory services
  • Business process outsourcing

RSM brings a wealth of experience with public and private colleges and universities, K-12 school districts and associations across the country and a deep understanding of the industry. Our solutions help E&I members optimize operations, manage risk and deliver significantly increased value from technology.

RSM also provides E&I members with established strategic alliances with leading solution providers, including Cisco, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard Co., Dell Equallogic, NetApp, VMWare, Citrix and others.

Note the detailed list below of our various service offerings via our contract number CNR01349.


Management consulting

  • Network design, implementation and support
  • Private cloud, hosting services
  • Managed services and IT outsourcing
  • Server and desktop virtualization
  • Storage architecture and design
  • Backup and disaster recovery
  • Microsoft cloud and on-premises solutions
  • Mobility solutions
  • Rapid Assessment® services
  • System selection
  • Project management
  • IT strategy development
  • Business process improvement
  • Cloud road mapping

Unified communications

Enterprise resource management (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM)

  • Voice over Internet Protocol feasibility and assessment
  • Phone system design and replacement
  • Managed phone services
  • Call center analysis and design
  • Carrier consulting
  • Audio, video and Web conferencing
  • Design, implementation and support
  • Optimization
  • Upgrades
  • Customization
  • Integrations
  • Dynamics GP, AX, SL, CRM and NetSuite

Business Information and integration

Security and privacy

  • Enterprise content management
  • Budgeting, forecasting and planning
  • Knowledge management, portals and collaboration
  • Business intelligence and reporting
  • Dashboards, scorecards and analytics
  • Microsoft SharePoint services
  • Security architecture and implementation
  • Digital forensics and incident response
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Security assessments and testing
  • IT audit services

How can we help you?

Contact us by phone +1 855.370.7157 or submit your questions, comments, or proposal requests.

Please be sure to mention you are an E&I member.