Quest Software Public Sector, Inc., a subsidiary of Quest Software, today announced the availability of its information technology (IT) management solutions under the California Department of General Services (DGS), Procurement Division’s Software Licensing Program (SLP).
Under the SLP, California state and local government departments and agencies can contact any of five designated Quest resellers for quotes and product purchases. The DGS SLP portal creates an easy and time-efficient purchasing experience that allows organizations to acquire Quest’s solutions under $2 million without issuing a request for proposal (RFP).
“Being added to the list of SLP publishers along with other well-respected software companies is quite an honor for us,” said Michael Snipes, West Region Sales Manager at Quest Software Public Sector. “Our inclusion in the SLP will allow us to more quickly and efficiently serve California government customers while simplifying the procurement process for them.”
The SLP provides state and local government, K-12 education institutions and higher education institutions easy access to Quest’s portfolio of IT management solutions, including:
• Desktop/Server Virtualization solutions;
• Application Performance Management solutions;
• Windows Management solutions.
“We’re pleased to work with Quest Software Public Sector as they provide our state government with the critical tools needed to simplify IT management,” said Steve Lower, DGS Contract Administrator. “DGS and Quest are committed to working together to make software procurement more responsive and cost-effective to our state and local government partners.”
About the California DGS Procurement Division
The Department of General Services Procurement Division sets State procurement policies and provides purchasing services. It delegates purchasing authority; certifies Small and/or Disabled Veteran businesses to do business with the State; sponsors the Small Business Council; participates in the Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise Council; and provides innovative purchasing methods that save taxpayers' dollars, integrating quality solutions to meet customers' needs.
About Quest Software, Inc.
Quest Software (quest.com) simplifies and reduces the cost of managing IT for more than 100,000 customers worldwide. Our innovative solutions make solving the toughest IT management problems easier, enabling customers to save time and money across physical, virtual and cloud environments. For more information about Quest solutions for application management, database management, Windows management, virtualization management, and IT management, go to the website.
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