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What is 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 the best value, the most reliable, and 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. This results in the best value, innovation and competition in the marketplace.
What does the contract offer?
Day1 Solutions holds a multi-year contract award for public cloud hosting with the Western States Contracting Alliance (WSCA) to provide leading cloud computing solutions to state governments and other qualified public-sector entities.
This contract offers a broad range of choices for cloud services from industry leading vendors, like Amazon Web Services, under the following categories:
- Cloud hosting
- GIS cloud hosting
- Cloud provisioning services
- Consulting and design services
All of the familiar cloud solutions are available:
- Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
- Data as a Service (DaaS)
- Platform as a Service (PaaS)
- Software as a Service (SaaS).
The overall goal of the contract is to enable public-sector entities to take advantage of the innovation, uptime, and low cost that the cloud can provide in a secure and affordable way.
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Large Volume Discounts
By aggregating usage from all contract participants, pricing can be significantly reduced off commercial pricing by achieving milestones in usage as a collective group.
Participants can sign up to use WSCA immediately, avoiding additional lengthy and costly procurement processes. Our offering has been vetted independently by the four lead WSCA State CIO offices and has met stringent security, management, and innovation requirements.
24/7 Support and Services
We provide a complete program of 24/7 support and management services, including:
- Strategy planning
- Cloud opportunity identification
- Account and billing management
- Cloud infrastructure design
- Application migration service
- Choice of completely self-service or fully managed provisioning and maintenance services
Our experienced team, backed by our close partner Amazon Web Services, will help integrate the cloud into your overall IT strategy, optimize your architecture, and streamline your billing processes to ensure service, security, and budget requirements are fulfilled.
Who Can Use It?
Any U.S. public-sector entity is eligible to leverage NASPO ValuePoint contracts, including, but not limited to:
- State (including D.C. and Territories)
Looking to Participate?Model Participation Addendum
How Do I Participate?Have questions on how to get started or how to sign up? Contact us for more information on the contract, services, and pricing.
Day1 Solutions, Inc. (Day1) has extensive experience as a prime contractor on WSCA Public Cloud Hosting, serving over four years and currently holding the largest number of Participating Addenda (PA) out of any prime vendor, with agreements to work with agencies in 14 states. Day1 holds the necessary partnership levels with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to offer a full scope of cloud services and solutions beyond resale, which include Channel Reseller Partner, Advanced Consulting Partner, Managed Service Partner, Direct Connect Partner, Marketplace Reseller, Marketplace Consulting Partner, Big Data Competency, and Authorized Government Partner. Our business model provides NASPO purchasing entities with decreased administrative overhead and management by ensuring a single point of contact for all cloud services, increased accountability through a single vendor, and complete end-to-end cloud services.