U.S. Communities helps public sector agencies get the technology they need. The organization offers cooperative contracts that give more than 90,000 public sector entities access to current technologies from the suppliers and supplier partners that won the contracts.

State agencies, local governments, special districts, school districts, higher education institutions and nonprofit organizations can get the following and more through the contracts: devices, cloud solutions, print services, software and hardware. The competitively solicited contracts offer economical government pricing.

Last spring, U.S. Communities launched a national cooperative contract for Technology Products, Services, Solutions and Related Products and Services with the following supplier partners:

-Carahsoft awarded for Google for Work products, services and solutions

-DLT Solutions awarded for Amazon Web Services products, services and solutions. DLT also offers technology from Oracle.

-Insight Public Sector awarded for technology products, services and solutions along with the following named partners: Cisco, HP Inc., Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Dell, Panasonic, EMC, Commvault, Symantec, Veritas, VMware, Apple, Microsoft, Citrix and NetApp

-UNICOM Government awarded for technology services and solutions

The U.S. Communities technology contract was awarded after the lead public agency, Fairfax County, Va., completed a competitive solicitation and evaluation process. The contract (Contract Number 4400006644) runs May 1, 2016 through April 30, 2019, with four one-year renewal options or any combination of time equally not more than four years.

Many other firms provide technology through U.S. Communities cooperative contracts. The vendors include: 
Ricoh

Graybar Telecommunications

Kronos

Acro Service Corporation

Knowledge Services

Experian

Go here for more details on technology solutions offerings through U.S. Communities. Go here to get information on technology suppliers that have cooperative contracts with U.S. Communities.

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