Convergint Technologies has been awarded contracts within Security Services (#R5167) and Facility Technology Integration (#R5193) Solutions from the Region 4 Education Service Center, Houston TX, available through the National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (National IPA).

National IPA is a leading cooperative purchasing organization established for public agencies across the U.S. with the specific purpose of reducing procurement costs by leveraging group volume. 

What can this contract do for you?

Participating in the cooperative buying power of more than 48,000 entities allows agencies to pay less for products and reduce administrative costs.

Eligible agencies include:

  • State government
  • County government
  • City & local government
  • Primary education systems
  • Higher education systems
  • Nonprofit agencies for public benefit
  • Other public agencies

How does it work?

All cooperative agreements are competitively publicly awarded by a public agency or governmental entity, utilizing the best public procurement practices, processes, and procedures. Awards are made utilizing the best processes and procedures ensuring maximum value and absolute security with complete transparency of the process. The Lead Agency Model is considered to be a best practice in the industry.

National IPA Technology Partners

Under the National IPA contract, Convergint offers security integration from select partners: Altronix Corporation, AMAG Technology, Axis Communications, Bosch, EST/Edwards, Exacq, Fluid Mesh, HID, Hirsch Electronics, Milestone, OnSSI, S2 Security, Silent Knight, Stentofon, Verint, and Vicon Industries. In addition to partner offerings, Convergint is listed with the National IPA preferred rates for installation labor, service labor, system monitoring, and Customer Support Programs (CSPs).