SUNNYVALE, Calif. — June 1, 2017 — NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that the lead state of Minnesota has issued a multiyear extension to NetApp’s National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) ValuePoint Computer Equipment, Peripherals, and Related Services Contract, MNWNC-121. The contract is now valid through March 31, 2020.
NASPO ValuePoint participation allows state, local government, and education organizations to more easily leverage NetApp® technology to modernize their data centers to improve service delivery to their constituents and drive greater efficiencies. NetApp’s data management portfolio features the world’s fastest, most cloud-connected all-flash storage arrays; proven data protection solutions; and software and services that enable organizations to seamlessly connect to the cloud and build out hybrid cloud and next-generation data center environments.
NASPO ValuePoint (formerly known as WSCA-NASPO) is a cooperative purchasing program of all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the territories of the United States. The Program is facilitated by the NASPO Cooperative Purchasing Organization LLC, a nonprofit subsidiary of the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO), doing business as NASPO ValuePoint.
NASPO is a non-profit association dedicated to strengthening the procurement community through education, research, and communication. It is made up of the directors of the central purchasing offices in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the territories of the United States. NASPO ValuePoint facilitates administration of the cooperative group contracting consortium of state chief procurement officials for the benefit of state departments, institutions, agencies, and political subdivisions and other eligible entities (i.e., colleges, school districts, counties, cities, some nonprofit organizations, etc.) for all states, the District of Columbia, and territories of the United States.
Current NASPO ValuePoint participants with NetApp include:
|State of Alaska||State of Iowa||State of New Mexico|
|State of Arizona||State of Kansas||State of North Dakota|
|State of Arkansas||Commonwealth of Kentucky||State of Rhode Island|
|State of California||State of Louisiana||State of South Dakota|
|District of Columbia||State of Minnesota||State of Tennessee|
|State of Florida||State of Missouri||State of Utah|
|State of Georgia||State of Montana||State of Washington|
|State of Hawaii||State of Nebraska||State of Wisconsin|
|State of Idaho||State of New Jersey||University of Virginia|
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