LOS ANGELES, Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Broadvoice®, a premier provider of cloud-based hosted voice, unified communications (UC) and SIP trunking services, has been awarded a NASPO ValuePoint master agreement by the State of Utah for cloud solutions in all states, local governments and public education entities with an approved participating addendum. As a NASPO ValuePoint master agreement awarded contractor, the company expects to rapidly expand by delivering advanced communications solutions to public entities across 35 states and counting as participating addendums continue to be completed.
This award gives Broadvoice and its channel partners fast-track access to the multi-billion dollar government cloud market. The NASPO ValuePoint Cloud Marketplace eliminates traditional RFP challenges, which allows states, local governments, K-12 school districts, higher education institutions, political subdivisions, and authorized non-profit organizations with an approved participating addendum to more quickly gain access to Broadvoice services. NASPO ValuePoint facilitates multi-state cooperative procurements through rigorous RFP processes conducted by a Lead State under their public procurement statutes and rules before awarding a national contract. Since an in-depth RFP has already been completed, agencies are able to purchase communication technology with a participating addendum through Broadvoice and its channel partners, saving months of time.
“We are honored to be one of the few cloud service providers to pass the rigorous vendor selection process, which in turn will open doors to a vast array of new public sector opportunities,” said Jim Murphy, Broadvoice CEO. “Whether it’s a state government or a local school district, we are excited to help these public entities realize the cost savings and technology advantages that the private sector has long enjoyed—while delivering the level of service that Broadvoice has become synonymous with.”
For the next 10 years, Broadvoice is approved as a cloud services vendor for all states that participate in the public sector Cloud Service marketplace, created by NASPO ValuePoint in conjunction with the state of Utah. To inquire about cloud communications services that your state can use through NASPO ValuePoint, please contact Broadvoice at [email protected], visit the Broadvoice website at www.broadvoice.com or visit NASPO ValuePoint website at www.naspovaluepoint.org.
Broadvoice was recently named to the annual Inc. 500|5000 list, a ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. It offers a flexible, smart portfolio of IP-based voice and data offerings, backed by its enterprise-class, geo-redundant IP Telephony platform. This includes a full UC suite and cloud PBX services, including unlimited voice calling plans for businesses, throughout the continental United States and Canada.
Headquartered in Los Angeles, Broadvoice is a premier provider of cloud phone service, contact center solutions, collaboration, and conferencing. Utilizing the latest cloud communications technology, Broadvoice helps businesses achieve higher call quality and faster internet speeds while reducing overall costs and improving efficiency.
About NASPO ValuePoint
The NASPO ValuePoint Cooperative Purchasing Organization (formerly WSCA-NASPO) provides the highest standard of excellence in public cooperative contracting. By leveraging the leadership and expertise of all states with the purchasing power of their public entities, NASPO ValuePoint delivers best value, reliable, competitively sourced contracts. Since 1993 NASPO ValuePoint has been the cooperative purchasing arm of NASPO (the National Association of State Procurement Officials) encouraging, fostering and guiding the nation’s most significant public contract cooperative. NASPO ValuePoint is a unified, nationally focused cooperative aggregating the demand of all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the organized US territories, their political subdivisions and other eligible entities spurring best value, innovation and competition in the marketplace.