How Lumen Technologies Can Help SLED Entities with Simplified Procurement
State, local and education (SLED) entities face many challenges in today’s digital world. They need to improve operational efficiency and agility, manage threats and risks and deliver better services to citizens and stakeholders. To achieve these goals, they need to modernize their IT infrastructure and leverage emerging technologies such as cloud, edge computing and big data.
However, procuring these technologies can be a complex and time-consuming process, involving multiple vendors, contracts and compliance requirements. That’s why SLED entities can benefit from working with Lumen Technologies, a trusted provider of network, cloud, security, collaboration and professional services.
Here are some of the top-tier products and services offered by Lumen Technologies:
Through a tighter, more efficient process, Airgas enables government officials at all levels to focus on other areas of procurement and administration. Our supply-chain innovations maximize savings and quality to help you limit risk and remove headaches.
Lumen Public Sector is focused on connecting people, data and applications to create better citizen experiences. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help public sector entities and communities deliver amazing experiences.
NPPGov is a national cooperative procurement organization offering publicly solicited contracts to government entities nationwide. Our contracts are created through a public solicitation by a Lead Public Agency. Access to our cooperative contracts is complimentary and includes no purchasing obligations.
NPPGov serves Government and Nonprofit organizations, and our Public Safety GPO and Law Enforcement GPO include contracts that focus on Fire/Rescue and Law Enforcement. All members have access to a broad range of publicly solicited contracts with discounted pricing, as well as individual discount programs. NPPGov provides live contract support five days a week with a dedicated team to assist members through all stages of the procurement process.