SHARED SERVICES CANADA AWARDS NETWORK SOLUTIONS SUPPLY CHAIN (NSSC) NATIONAL MASTER CONTRACTING VEHICLE
OTTAWA, ON 2020 — Shared Services Canada (SSC) has established a new Master Procurement Vehicle designed to support the Federal Government Departments and Agencies on a national scale. This NSSC vehicle for network and security products and solutions encompasses
Canada’s Local Area Network, Data Centre network, WAN Connectivity, Power Management, and IT Security. It also includes maintenance of existing (legacy) networking and security solutions.
SSC’s objective is to streamline procurement of Network Solutions cost-effectively while transitioning seamlessly from former legacy vehicles. As a key vehicle for large-scale IT procurement, NSSC will enable SSC to access upgraded, standardized technology and streamline its services to deliver on the expected savings.
iPSS and Long Views Systems jointly completed the lengthy and rigorous competitive process and were successfully awarded of the Master Contracting Vehicle Agreement.
Together with our NSSC Technology Partners including Aruba, BlueCat, Checkpoint, Ciena, Cisco, Citrix, Eaton, F5, Forcepoint, Fortinet, Imperva, Infoblox, Juniper, Riverbed, and Vertiv, iPSS and Long View Systems are well-positioned to help SSC achieve its long term technology objectives by supplying and maintaining the infrastructure that powers the Canadian Federal Government.
- “We are excited to have been chosen by Shared Services Canada to provide network and security solutions, including managed service options, to the Federal Government of Canada” stated Guy Jammes, Executive Vice President at iPSS, “We are honored to be part of the growth and modern vision of the Federal Government and ready to engage in innovative new engagements with SSC and the clients they support. As an Aboriginal-Owned SME, iPSS understands how socio-economic groups such as ourselves can bring value to a Procurement Vehicle of this size and scope and we intend to collaborate with all of our – partner organizations over the 7-year term of the Agreement in the delivery of any future contract requirements.”
Long View Systems and iPSS are thrilled to be a part of the Digital Transformation taking place in the Canadian Federal Government and look forward to growing their partnership within Canada’s Federal Government.
iPSS has built its reputation on successfully supporting client’s technology needs and business challenges. From its early days in providing niche cyber-security solutions, iPSS has since evolved to encompass the sale, integration and training on many of the world’s leading IT security software, hardware and SaaS solutions. Specializing in public sector procurement processes and practices, iPSS is able to deliver bilingual services and a turnkey approach to complex projects. iPSS’ practice areas include Workflow Management, Risk Management, Enterprise Architecture, Cloud, Data and Metadata, and its extensive Security practice encompassing Enterprise Policy and Security Design, Data Storage, Security and Analytics, Endpoint Security, Application Security, Infrastructure Security, SIEM, TRA/PIA, SA&A, Incident Management, Identity and Access Management and BCP/DRP.
About Long View Systems:
Long View is one of the most powerful IT solutions and services companies in North America with offices across the continent. With a clear focus on combining business and technology in key areas such as Cloud, data center infrastructure, user support, and IT outsourcing, Long View is able to define and customize what the future of IT looks like. Innovative, flexible, cost-effective, and business focused… that’s Long View.