SAGINAW, Mich., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MiCTA, a national, non-profit group purchasing organization, has extended its Master Service Agreement for Emergency Notification Systems (ENS) with Everbridge. The one-year extension enables MiCTA members to enjoy substantial discounts on Everbridge ENS services that support campus safety, public safety, disaster preparedness and business continuity.
"MiCTA is pleased to extend our agreement with Everbridge for ENS services," says Tim von Hoff, Chief Operating Officer of MiCTA. "The demand for emergency notification systems has grown, and our members are looking for cost-effective options for delivering emergency information to their constituents quickly, flexibly and reliably. MiCTA is pleased to extend its relationship with Everbridge to ensure that our members have access to these valuable services."
Everbridge is an endorsed national vendor for Emergency Notification Systems. Under this program, MiCTA members are eligible to purchase the full line of Everbridge services at significant discounts. Because MiCTA Master Service Agreements are the result of a highly competitive bidding process, MiCTA contracts not only deliver substantial cost savings on products and services, they also enable members to purchase these products and services without the need to conduct their own competitive bidding processes.
MiCTA, located at 515 North Washington Street, Suite 405 in Saginaw, MI, represents thousands of higher education, K-12, healthcare, library, governmental and charitable entities. Nationally, MiCTA operates as a group purchasing organization, and aggregates the demand of its membership to negotiate significant discounts on telecommunications and technology products and services. MiCTA also seeks to resolve common voice, video and data issues experienced by its members; provide helpful information on the state of technology and telecommunications; participate in legislative and regulatory telecommunications advocacy, and provide professional development opportunities. For more information about MiCTA, please visit the MiCTA Web site, http://www.mictatech.org.