MiCTA Selects Arrow Electronics as a National Vendor for Equipment Purchases

 MiCTA Selects Arrow Electronics as a National Vendor for Equipment Purchases

PR Newswire

SAGINAW, Mich., June 6, 2014

SAGINAW, Mich., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --MiCTA, a national,
nonprofit group purchasing organization located in Saginaw, MI, has named
Arrow Electronics as an approved national vendor for computing solutions. The
agreement will enable MiCTA members to purchase a broad array of
technology-related equipment from Arrow using MiCTA's negotiated volume

The suppliers included in this agreement are BlueCoat, Brocade, EMC, Fortinet,
PKWare, RSA, VCE and Websense.

"MiCTA is pleased to welcome Arrow Electronics as an approved national vendor
for a range of computing solutions," says Tim von Hoff, Chief Operating
Officer of MiCTA. "Our members operate a variety of complex, customized
telecommunications and information networks. Being able to purchase from
Arrow's extensive portfolio enables members to expand, upgrade and extend
their networks quickly and cost effectively."

"I am excited to bring our breadth of technology offerings to the MiCTA
membership. Arrow is committed to providing technology solutions to our
public sector customers through our diverse community of reseller partners,"
said John Cook, national sales manager of state, local and education for
Arrow. "MiCTA members can maintain relationships with trusted, local business
partners while leveraging the cost savings of this competitively awarded RFP."

MiCTA selected Arrow following a highly competitive RFP process that evaluates
products and services on behalf of its nationwide membership. MiCTA's master
service agreements deliver substantial cost savings to its members and
eliminate the need for MiCTA members to conduct their own expensive and
time-consuming individual RFPs.

"We look forward to working with Arrow and their partner community on the
MiCTA agreement," said Jennifer Axt, general manager of state and local
government and education for EMC. "EMC's converged infrastructure and private
cloud offerings will be available via this agreement, and we look forward to
discussing these solutions with the MiCTA membership."

About MiCTA
MiCTA, located at 4805 Towne Centre, Suite 100, in Saginaw, Mich., represents
thousands of higher education, K-12, health care, library, governmental and
charitable entities. Nationally, MiCTA seeks to resolve common voice, video
and data issues, provide helpful information, participate in legislative and
regulatory telecommunications advocacy, and negotiate discounted purchase
contracts for telecommunications and technology services for its members.
Please visit the MiCTA web site, http://www.mictatech.org.

About Arrow Electronics, Inc.
Arrow Electronics (www.arrow.com) is a global provider of products, services
and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and
enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for
more than 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and
commercial customers through a global network of more than 460 locations in 58


Website: http://www.mictatech.org/
Contact: Tim von Hoff, Chief Operating Officer, MiCTA, (888) 964-2227,
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