Texas Department of Information Resources Announces Contract Award; Managed Service Provider Continuant Tech Selected as Preferred Vendor


BOSTON, February 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Continuant, a Pacific Northwest-based managed services company, today announced that the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) has selected its TexasLuxembourg-based subsidiary, Continuant Tech, as a supplier of a wide range of communication solutions through a cooperative supply agreement.

Under the terms of this contract, state and local governments, as well as elementary and secondary and higher education systems, may use Continuant’s services for their communications needs. Continuant, an award-winning provider of Microsoft Calling and Meeting Room solutions, also maintains and supports Cisco, Avaya, Nortel, and Siemens/Unify phone systems.

Bruce Shelbydirector of sales and continuing co-founder, said the eight-year contract will benefit both government entities and educational institutions looking for “next-generation solutions” to stay connected with their customers.

“The advantage we bring to Texas DIR customers is that Continuant has a proven track record and expertise in all aspects of communications, from telephony, to unified communications and contact centers, to enterprise-based collaboration. cloud and audio-video solutions. With 25 years of experience in this ever-changing market, we look forward to helping Texas DIR customers stay “confidently connected” to their customers and members,” said said Shelby.

DIR provides statewide leadership and oversight for the management of government information and communications technology. DIR provides quality information resources, including but not limited to competitively priced telecommunications services for state and local governments as well as the elementary and higher education systems of the State. The Texas DIR Cooperative Contract Purchasing Program is available to government and educational organizations outside of Texas and allows them to use the DIR contract to engage with Continuant.

Continuant, which won Microsoft’s prestigious award for Teams Calling and Meetings Partner of the Year 2020, is a small company owned by veterans with disabilities and employs more than 350 people nationwide. In addition to its headquarters at Tacoma, WAthe company has offices in Texas, Oregon, Ohioand California.

SOURCE Continuing


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