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Keeper Technology Accepted As an IT Services Vendor by VHEPC

By CIOReview | Friday, November 20, 2020

By employing strategic sourcing principles and the shared buying power of Virginia’s higher education institutions, VHEPC recognizes opportunities, leverages vendors, and proposes a course of action to further the strategic sourcing initiatives of the schools it supports.

FREMONT, CA: Keeper Technology, a global leader of integrated data management solutions, announced that the Virginia Higher Educational Procurement Consortium (VHEPC) has added the firm as an approved vendor for IT services to Virginia’s public institutions. Its contract number is UVA-AGR-IT-00286-Keeper. The agreement runs through December 2025 with two one-year choices. Keeper Technology provides data storage solutions to meet the exclusive challenges of higher education.

By employing strategic sourcing principles and the shared buying power of Virginia’s higher education institutions, VHEPC recognizes opportunities, leverages vendors, and proposes a course of action to further the strategic sourcing initiatives of the schools it supports. The institute focuses on strategy, cooperation, and procurement.

Keeper Technology is a business offering state-of-the-art, integrated data storage solutions for more than 15 years to private and public sector clients who require enterprise-class data storage, management, and processing solutions. Some of the business’s key specialties include software-defined storage, big data analytics, data management, and data storage. Keeper’s solutions provide a protected, highly available, scalable, and protected ecosystem to connect users and applications to their valuable data, empowering customers to translate data into information quickly.

Keeper Technology’s client-centered tactic is ideal for tackling the cost and time challenges of the schools VHEPC serves. Jeff Podgorski, Director of Sales Strategy, Keeper Technology, said, “It is our goal to bring forward strategic technologies, easing the pressure put on underlying infrastructure as organizations escalate their need to find insight from student data, further expand virtualized environments, and leverage more video content. All while keeping sensitive data secure and within budget guidelines.”

The eligible buyers include 14 Virginia higher education institutions: College of William and Mary, George Mason University, Longwood University, Old Dominion University, James Madison University, Radford University, University of Mary Washington, University of Virginia, University of Virginia at Wise, Virginia Community College System, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Military Institute, Virginia Tech, and VASCUPP.