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Government and Education Entities Streamline the Purchasing Process for NEC’s Advanced Cloud and On-Premises Communication Solutions

DALLAS – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communication and networking solutions, announces new contract award with the National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA) . The new contract extends the successful five-year relationship that offers state, local, education and government (SLED) agencies cost savings and efficiency in the procurement process.

“Thanks to the purchasing power of NCPA members, members benefit from the best value for money and favorable contractual terms to purchase our advanced video communication and collaboration tools, backup and disaster recovery, sharing of secure files, contactless recording systems and more, ”said Lainey Gordon, Government & Head of Vertical Education Practice at NEC. “NCPA members have access to NEC’s award-winning computing, networking and contact center solutions without the traditional tendering process, improving rapid adoption of the latest technologies that solve challenges. most urgent of today.

The NCPA is one of the nation’s leading purchasing cooperatives working to lower the cost of goods and services by leveraging the purchasing power of public agencies in all 50 states. Cooperative members save time and money by allowing NCPA to take over the long and complex tendering and tendering process. The NCPA can further reduce costs with special member discounts of up to 41% off the list price.

“We are delighted that NEC has once again received an award for an NCPA contract, which simplifies the purchasing process for local, state and federal government agencies, as well as school districts, higher education, universities and institutions. nonprofit organizations, ”said Matthew Mackel, director of business development at NCPA. “Our members are realizing additional savings while connecting with innovations that improve operational efficiency. ”

For the first time through this contract, NCPA members will have access to NEC’s UNIVERGE BLUE wallet, helping SLED entities easily migrate to the cloud. The full suite of cloud services spans integrated phone systems, video conferencing, messaging, virtual events, contact center, backup and disaster recovery. Highly secure and flexible, NEC’s innovative solutions and customizable approach improve the administrator and user experience, lower IT costs, reduce risk, simplify technology management, and improve productivity.

NEC’s partnership with the NCPA also adds an additional level of customer support. There is no charge to become a member of the purchasing cooperative.

To learn more about the partnership between NEC and NCPA, visit: http://www.ncpa.us/Vendors/NEC

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NEC Corporation of America (NEC) is a leading technology integrator providing solutions that improve the way people work and communicate. NEC provides integrated solutions for society that are aligned with our customers’ priorities to create new value for people, businesses and society, with particular emphasis on safety, security and efficiency. We offer one of the industry’s strongest and most innovative portfolios of communications, analytics, security, biometrics and technology solutions that unleash customers’ productivity potential. Through these solutions, NEC combines its cutting-edge solutions and technologies and leverages a robust ecosystem of partners to solve today’s most complex business problems. NEC Corporation of America is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in 140 countries and revenues of $ 29.5 billion. For more information, please visit www.necam.com.

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