SAGINAW, Mich., Dec. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MiCTA today announced that its Brocade agreement has been expanded to include Brocade Ruckus wireless solutions, becoming the first SLED (state, local and education) contract to include Brocade's full networking portfolio. MiCTA members can now leverage pre-negotiated pricing as they invest in their networks to help transform education and government.
Simplifying the procurement process is a top business priority for the public sector. One of the key benefits for MiCTA members is the ability to procure best-in-class technology solutions to keep pace in a rapidly changing environment. MiCTA builds partnerships between suppliers and members through the creation of highly competitive technology RFPs. With Brocade Ruckus wireless solutions now available alongside Brocade's wired networking portfolio under a single contract, organizations benefit from a streamlined procurement process to deploy mobile-enabled services.
"We are excited that MiCTA members can now take advantage of Brocade's combined wired and wireless networking solutions," said Regan McGrath, vice president, Americas Sales at Brocade. "With Brocade's comprehensive networking portfolio under one contracting vehicle, we can offer our customers and partners new opportunities to be successful as they transition to New IP networks."
"We are pleased with the addition of Brocade's wireless solutions to the MiCTA contract," said Tim von Hoff, chief operating officer of MiCTA. "Our members now have expanded options to deploy an integrated, complete solution that includes wireless access."
MiCTA represents thousands of higher education, K-12, healthcare library, governmental and charitable entities. Nationally, MiCTA seeks to resolve common voice, video and data issues, provide helpful information, participate in legislative and regulatory telecom advocacy, and negotiate discounted purchase contracts for telecommunications and technology services for its members. To learn more visit: www.mictatech.org
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