After working hard to achieve this goal, I am proud for iTech and our team to finally be part of the DIR family. We look forward to a great year of second-to-none service.
February 13, 2018
iTech Solutions has been providing top-notch audio-video solutions to organizations across Texas since 2008. To date, they’ve prided themselves on providing sleek, streamlined, and cost-effective solutions by custom-designing AV systems for each client. These solutions include everything from launching video conferencing setups, to facilitating virtual classrooms, to creating light-and-sound magic for cutting-edge houses of worship.
Now, some clients will enjoy an even greater degree of cost-effectiveness as the State of Texas has granted the firm a vendor’s cooperative contract.
Customers who make purchases through the State’s Department of Information Resources (DIR) system are able to take advantage of the State of Texas’ bulk buying power, which means they receive aggressive discounts while circumventing lengthy procurement processes. All DIR contracts already comply with State purchasing requirements.
The DIR exists to provide “technology leadership, solutions, and value to Texas state government, education, and local government entities.” In 2016 they were able to help Texas state agencies save over $75 million. K-12 public education institutions saved more than $114 million, local governments across Texas saved more than $70 million, and public universities and higher education institutions saved $62 million.
Only the most reputable vendors are chosen to sell through the DIR system. Each vendor must meet rigorous regulatory requirements before receiving a contract. Like other AV…