DALLAS, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- All State of Texas agencies, local government entities, and DIR customers in Texas can now purchase the best-in-class mobility management solution, MobileIron, through Blue Point System. As organizations adopt mobile devices into their enterprise network, this emerging product category is one of the most desired solutions in today's information technology procurement list. The DIR-SDD-1774 contract will provide access to products for cloud or on-premise deployments and will give IT Departments greater provisioning capabilities, device authorization and control, and mobile management at the device level when used by government employees. Mobile device visibility is critical for enterprises, enabling IT Managers to know who is accessing corporate resources and to secure how those resources are being utilized on mobile devices.
Blue Point System is a Minority and Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) whose sole focus is providing mobility solutions for the enterprise.
The State of Texas Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Cooperative (Co-Op) Contracts program is a streamlined purchasing program created by state legislation in 1989. This critical program leverages the state's purchasing power to negotiate competitive discounts with vendors and suppliers, saving taxpayers money. DIR estimates in 2009 the program resulted in over $1 Billion in Sales, and saved Taxpayers $170 million through their vetting and contract negotiation process to ensure all vendors meet State regulatory requirements to sell products and services to DIR members.
"Blue Point System will be the first vendor to provide a best-in-class solution for IT departments to manage the monumental growth of mobile devices being brought into the workplace by employees," said Lorraine Arriaga, Managing Partner for Blue Point System. "The mobile device market has changed so rapidly in the past two years, and executives want to leverage these devices in the most creative way. Their requests are spurring IT departments to look for unique solutions to provide security and application management on easy-to-use, low cost mobile devices."
Blue Point System maintains public sector customers in Texas and other surrounding states, including Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Missouri. To learn more about the Texas DIR program visit http://www2.dir.state.tx.us/ict/Pages/contracts.aspx. For information about Blue Point System products, services and DIR pricing visit http://www.bluepointsystem.com/Contracts.html or contact Lorraine Arriaga, Contract Management for DIR, [email protected] or 214-240-2800 x700.
SOURCE Blue Point System