How It Works

Academic Edge
makes it easy to BUY BETTER...

After joining Academic Edge, you’ll have access to our online site via your existing Cantrex MEMBERNET user account.  Just sign-in to MEMBERNET and click the link for Academic Edge and you’ll be on your way with convenient access to IT products and increased buying power!


And when you are ready, you can SELL SMARTER with your own online store, branded for your own company, but managed for you by Academic Edge.

SELL SMARTER with your own online store! - LEARN HOW

BUY BETTER, with access the latest products, from the top brands,

from your key suppliers, all in one place!

At Academic Edge, we’ve combined products from the top IT distributors into a single system, to make it easy and convenient for you to find exactly what you need.

Over one million IT products, from more than 1,500 of the leading manufacturers are organized by product category and brand.

BUY BETTER, by simplifying your product sourcing...

while increasing your buying power!

A key to higher margins and consistent profitability is having all of your suppliers in one place, easily accessible online for quoting and ordering. Side-by-side supplier cost comparison combined with real-time availability and ETA status insures you’ll make the right sourcing decisions every time.

By combining your purchases with that of other Academic Edge members, your buying power will increase, leveling the playing field, and increasing your profit potential!

And you’ll always have the freedom to choose the suppler you want, keeping you in control of your purchases.

BUY BETTER, with advanced features that make it easy & convenient...

to find exactly what you need!

The extensive catalogue if IT products offered by Academic Edge will allow you to expand your product offering.  The program is designed to assist you with:

  • Comprehensive IT product categories
  • Mfgr. part #, distributor SKU, UPC and keyword searches
  • Search by manufacturer
  • Detailed product attribute filtering
  • Side by side product comparisons
  • Standardized content across suppliers
  • Frequent promotions, opportunity buys and more!

BUY BETTER, with rich product details to speed buying decisions

Academic Edge provides you with a rich information source available 24 x 7 to help you reach better buying decisions, more quickly.  The catalog provides you with…

  • Detailed product descriptions
  • Technical specifications
  • Multiple product images
  • Manufacturer brochures
  • User manuals for thousands of products
  • Side-by-side product comparison
  • Product options & accessory items
  • Similar and suggested items

BUY BETTER, with convenient online tools to save you time and money!

To make finding what you need even easier, Academic Edge has powerful product finder tools built in.

  • Cable Finder
  • Toner Finder
  • Memory Finder
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