CIARA Awarded US NASPO ValuePoint Contract for IT Products and Services

CIARA Awarded US NASPO ValuePoint Contract for IT Products and Services

Tempe, AZ – May 7, 2015 – CIARA, a global technology provider that specializes in the design, development, manufacturing, integration and support of cutting-edge technology products and services, has been awarded a 5-year US NASPO ValuePoint contract for IT products and services. Formerly, WSCA-NASPO, NASPO ValuePoint is a cooperative purchasing organization that centralizes the purchasing requirements of all 50 states. CIARA was specifically awarded an agreement for desktops, laptops, tablets, servers, storage and hardware related services.

“We are very pleased to have been awarded this major contract”, said Mike Marracino, Executive Vice President at Hypertec Group. “NASPO ValuePoint is one of the largest public sector purchasing cooperatives in the US and this award represents an important milestone in our penetration of the US public sector market. By leveraging our expertise and nearly 30 years of experience manufacturing and servicing IT products for public sector agencies of all sizes, we look forward to exceeding customer expectations in every way possible and becoming one of the largest trusted technology partners within the NASPO ValuePoint program.”

All of the states, including the District of Columbia, and US Territories are eligible to use NASPO ValuePoint contracts. Within each state, the State Procurement Official determines the level of its respective state’s contract participation and eligible participants. A Participating Addendum is required in order for a state or other eligible entity to avail itself of a NASPO ValuePoint contract. Agencies can view state participating addendums on the NASPO ValuePoint website in order to determine if their state or entity has signed a Participating Addendum for the contract in which they are interested.

For more information on how to participate in a master agreement, please contact either info@naspovaluepoint.org, the NASPO ValuePoint Marketing, Education and Outreach team at meo_team@naspovaluepoint.org or the Cooperative Development Coordinator assigned to the contract.

For more information regarding a Participating Addendum with CIARA, please contact us either by telephone at 1-844-231-1277, by e-mail at wsca@ciaratech.com or visit our NASPO ValuePoint dedicated website at www.ciarausa.com.

About CIARA

Founded in 1984, CIARA is a global technology provider that specializes in the design, development, manufacturing, integration and support of computer products. With its vast range of products including personal computers, enterprise servers and storage, HPC systems, High Frequency Trading servers, OEM/ODM services and with a current production capacity of up to 1,000,000 systems per year, CIARA is considered to be one of the largest system manufacturers in North America. The company’s products are employed worldwide by organizations small to large in the sectors of finance, aerospace, engineering, transportation, energy, government, education and defense.

For more information, please visit our website at www.ciaratech.com.

Contact:

CIARA
wsca@ciaratech.com
1-844-231-1277

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