Some businesses have been receiving illegitimate email requests from Penn asking for basic information such as company website, catalogue, and contact information.  Messages we have seen so far purport to be from a former Penn employee and appear to originated from  This message can simply be deleted and you may optionally report the fraud attempt with the Internet Crime Complaint Center (   If you have responded to this bogus inquiry, please let us know for further evaluation by contacting us at

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Information Technology

Rick Kahley

Director, IT Sourcing & Contracting



The University is a major buyer of information technology - from telecommunications hardware to computers to cloud solutions.

Suppliers can learn more about the IT category at Penn from the following resources:

A list of key campus  suppliers by category is provided below. There are many School and Center contracts not listed below that you may be able to utilize for your local need. If you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact Sourcing.


Sample of Preferred IT Suppliers