This is an exclusive series of on-demand episodes offered to CrowdStrike Authorized Partners, Sales and Channel reps only. Each thirty-minute-long coffee break will focus on freshly brewed tips & guidance from our very own contract Baristas at TD SYNNEX Public Sector.
What's on the Menu?
EP1: Partnering on Equalis Group Cybersecurity
Equalis Group is a cooperative purchasing organization that provides contracts competitively solicited by public agencies for a wide array of products and services. Their Master Agreements are established through rigorous and transparent competitive solicitations conducted in accordance with public procurement guidelines to ensure our members stay in compliance. This contract's focus is on providing members with next generation cybersecurity using cutting edge technologies provided by CrowdStrike.
EP2: Partnering on GSA & 2GIT
The GSA Multiple Award Schedules program is the largest acquisition option in the Federal Government, streamlining IT procurement, ensuring compliance, and offering over 7.5 million IT products and services from 4,600 pre-vetted vendors. State, local, and tribal governments can also participate through the Cooperative Purchasing Program.
The Second-Generation Information Technology (2GIT) Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) are unique, incorporating customer feedback, a MOU with the U.S. Air Force, and strategic sourcing features like data collection. The U.S. Air Force has made 2GIT BPAs mandatory to replace NETCENTS-2 Products IDIQ, reducing costs and paperwork. This simplifies government purchasing, making it more efficient and cost-effective.
EP3: Partnering on ITES-SW2
ITES-SW2 is a $13 billion contract for IT software services, supporting the Army, DoD, and federal agencies. It covers 14 project categories, including Audio & Visual, Business & Finance, Communication, and more. Customers can also include related services and hardware in their solutions.
EP4: Partnering on OMNIA (Region IV)
OMNIA Partners, Public Sector is the largest cooperative purchasing organization for public sector procurement, providing access to a broad range of competitively solicited agreements. DLT Solutions' contract covers Software, Cloud, IT Support, Training, and Professional Services.
EP5: Partnering on TIPS II and NCPA
TIPS is a national cooperative purchasing program available to various government entities across all 50 states, led by the Region 8 Education Service Center. DLT Solutions' contract covers technology solutions, products, and services.
NCPA is a leading national government purchasing cooperative, uniting over 90,000 public and nonprofit agencies across the country to achieve cost savings through collective purchasing power. They utilize advanced procurement resources to secure high-quality products and services at competitive prices.
EP6: Partnering on Texas DIR Software IDIQ
The Texas DIR contract is an important procurement vehicle for Texas-based customers seeking to purchase the latest information technology software products and related services. Texas DIR leverages the buying power of the State of Texas and delivers access to hundreds of products and services at volume discount pricing. This contract includes Software as a Service, products and related services. Through this contract, state and local government entities as well as educational institutions in Texas and beyond will have fast and cost-effective means to procure cybersecurity solutions from an industry leading provider CrowdStrike.
EP7: Partnering on Department of Defense (DoD) ESI IT Asset Management Agreement
The DoD Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI) program offers DoD customers discounts based on GSA Schedule Contract pricing through negotiated Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPA). ESI BPAs are the preferred method for IT procurement in accordance with DFARS Section 208.74. They cover a wide range of IT asset management software and solutions, including but not limited to IT Operations Management, Security Information & Event Management, Application Security, and more.
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