Illinois College of Optometry​

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Illinois College of Optometry

About Illinois College of Optometry

Located in Chicago, ICO is the largest optometry college in the US. They’ve been perfecting their curriculum and craft since 1872. ICO has 700+ students, 180 employees in 6 locations and graduate approximately 160 optometrist per year.​


  • Multiple Vendors Managing Fleet and Multiple Monthly Invoices​
  • CIO Frustrated with Amount of Time IT Team Spends Servicing Printer/Copier Assets​
  • New Leadership Wanting to Move to Leasing Model to Avoid Capital Expenditures​


  • Consolidated Vendors into Single Source Across All Locations​
  • Implemented Software that Integrated with Student’s Badges in Order to Charge Back Prints​
  • Refreshed Entire Fleet of Copiers with Cost Effective Leasing Model​


  • Single Source Model & Able to Service Entire Fleet​
  • Student Badge Printing to Generate Revenue and Eliminate Discretionary Printing​
  • Eliminated Wasted IT Time on Printer/Copier Service Calls​
  • Overall Cost Savings of $18,000 per Year – Generating Over $6,000 per Year in Revenue​