Strategic Sourcing for Desktop Computers – KSTData

Strategic Sourcing for Desktop Computers – UCI Purchasing and the Computing Support Coordinators devised a way to streamline business processes AND buy the most appropriate technology in desktop and laptop computers.

The Purchasing Department, along with input from CSCs, selected KST Data to assist UCI in establishing the most cost effective and efficient procurement program for desktop and laptop computers, while also maintaining high standards of quality and service. (Note: This program does not cover Macintoshes or servers.)

KST Data sells computers to UCI for these vendors

  • Dell
  • HP (Hewlett-Packard)
  • Lenovo/IBM
  • Sony

KST Website

Set up for online ordering with PALCard

Online ordering is available after you apply for a KST Ghost account with the UCI Purchasing department.

  • Contact Jennifer Chey – 824-6274.
  • Once your KST Ghost account is established, your single purchase limit will increase to $20,000 for purchases made from KSTData.
  • You may contact KST’s Jin Kim if you need immediate assistance in obtaining a quote or processing an order. See below.

Contact Information

KST Data, Inc. 
3699 Wilshire Blvd. Ste 100
Los Angeles, CA 90010
voice: (213) 384-9555
Fax: (213) 382-8493

Principal Contact/UCI Sales Representatives for KST

  • Ben Jacobe
    UCI Account Manager
    (213)384-9555 ext. 118
    (310)487-9043 mobile
    bjacobe@kstdata.com
  • Mr. Jin Kim
    Inside sales (orders & sales proposals)
    (213) 384-9555 ext. 178
    jkim@kstdata.com
  • David Orppeza  
    Inside Sales (orders and sales proposals)
    (213) 384-9555 ext. 147
    doropeza@kstdata.com
  • Eric Pereira
    Inside sales (order status order tracking)
    (213) 384-9555 Ext 216             
    epereira@kstdata.com

UC system wide Program Manager