PEPPM Awards Emergent Contract for Google Products and Services
VIENNA, Va, May, 25 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Emergent, LLC, an award-winning small business and IT solutions provider, today announced that they have been awarded multiple contracts by the PEPPM Technology Bidding and Purchasing Program for Google software products and services.
Established in 1982 in Pennsylvania as a statewide purchasing program for computers, PEPPM has grown into a national contract program that, in addition to computers, also includes items such as networking and telecommunications equipment, printers, peripherals and software along with other branded technology products. PEPPM, as a national cooperative purchasing program, is available to all K-14 and higher education institutions, State & Local Governments and authorities in all 50 States.
"As we continue to expand upon our product knowledge of Google, the PEPPM award allows our team to provide our customers with a total cost of ownership (TCO) benefit based on efficiencies associated with the use of these solutions," said Paul Kohler, Vice President of Emergent, LLC.
The award includes Google solutions such as Chromebooks, Maps, Earth Pro, Search, Cloud Storage, and Message. Together with Emergent, Google provide a complete catalogue of cloud, collaboration and cost effective solutions, specifically:
- Chromebooks optimized for web apps and other browser-based business tools allowing organizations to innovate quickly, collaborate from anywhere, and access the limitless scalability of the web.
- Google Earth and Maps combine the familiar, interactive Google mapping products with added features designed especially for business users.
- Enterprise Search enables business users to better access and disseminate organizational knowledge – increasing productivity, boosting website conversion rates, and improving customer service.
- Google Apps for business incorporating critical security features so that every employee has access to email, calendars, documents, and sites no matter where they are located.
As a cooperative purchasing program, PEPPM is designed to decrease costs, reduce paperwork and increase service levels by providing procurement efficiency for Google products and services.
Emergent is an award winning Value Added Reseller (VAR) and GSA Schedule Holder (GS-35F-0119W) providing comprehensive IT solutions including solution architecture, product acquisition, consulting and training services. Emergent offers complimentary technology solutions including, Adobe, Red Hat, Symantec, Google, Cisco, Serena and VeriSign, among others within the government, commercial, education and healthcare sectors. For more information, visit http://www.emergent360.com or http://emergent360.com/opensource.
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