FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- D-Link today announced it has been awarded three state contracts for its business-class products and services, including the PEPPM Technology and Purchasing Program, Texas DIR purchasing contract and WSCA NASPO Data Communications. Delivering reliable, networking products with the value and performance sought out by state and local government agencies, D-Link® switches, storage, wireless solutions, and IP Surveillance systems are now available at pre-negotiated, competitive price points through these state and consortium buying contracts.
"D-Link is thrilled to deliver industry-leading networking and security solutions to K-12 schools, libraries and government agencies looking to maximize their technology budgets," said Michael Hardy, vice president, Enterprise and Channel Sales, D-Link Systems, Inc. "We look forward to serving the hundreds of public sector organizations who rely on these critical programs."
More About PEPPM
PEPPM has been the bid program of choice for U.S. K-12 schools, colleges, universities, libraries, and government agencies since its conception in 1982. Established to reduce the time, effort and cost of purchasing technology, PEPPM ensures the best price, adheres to statutes and regulations, maintains all bid documentation, and delivers a reliable, convenient and easy-to-use bidding and purchasing process. PEPPM is specifically focused on education and reaches out to all schools that apply for E-Rate funding. D-Link offers any eligible government agencies a pre-negotiated discount off listed MSRP prices. The contract was awarded Jan. 1 and is eligible for one year and is then re-bid. For more information visit: http://www.peppm.org/pa/Products/dlink/manufact.htm.
More About Texas DIR Contract DIR-TSO-2667
The Texas DIR purchasing contract is available to state, county and local agencies in Texas, and is also available to public education entities in other states. Texas DIR specializes in information technology procurement to ensure the best technological solutions are offered to its participants at a competitive advantage, and is the exclusive authority for IT commodities and services. The program saves customers money by delivering the best price for much needed equipment, and saves time by eliminating a lengthy, and often cumbersome bid process.
All D-Link business-class products and services are eligible under this contract until Sept. 25, 2018. For more information visit: http://dir.texas.gov/View-Search/Contracts-Detail.aspx?contractnumber=DIR-TSO-2667
More About WSCA-NASPO Data Communication Products and Services AR613
NASPO is a nonprofit association of directors of the central purchasing offices in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and territories of the United States. WSCA-NASPO represents a unified, nationally focused cooperative purchasing program that is a subsidiary of NASPO. As the leading public sector cooperative purchasing organization, the WSCA-NASPO contract delivers pre-negotiated discounts to any state or local government entity in the country, providing a range of D-Link networking software, security, switches, and wireless solutions.
Those eligible to use the WSCA-NASPO cooperative contracts are states, cities, countries, public schools, institutions of higher education, and other eligible entities such as nonprofits. All D-Link business-class products and services are eligible under this contract until May 31, 2019. For more information visit: http://www.aboutwsca.org/#/contract-details/4/contractor/23
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