When you purchase standard IT hardware using specially designated state contracts, you’ll leverage the combined buying power of Minnesota’s state agencies, local governments, educational institutions and other government entities.
For more information see IT Products and Standards program information.
Standard hardware includes:
Personal Computers: Desktop and laptop
CD monitors: Standard 17- and 19-inch monitors, plus 19- and 22-inch wide-screen monitors.
Servers: Tier 1-4 plus blade. Xeon, Opteron, PowerX & SPARC.
Storage: External devices for data storage, retrieval and archival purposes, such as disk arrays, SAN, NAS, optical and tape.
Multi-function devices (copiers)
IP telephone systems, routers and switches: Cisco, NEC, and Nortel contract information.
Audio/Visual Equipment: Projectors are currently offered; watch for upcoming product additions.
Standard software includes:
Data center management
GIS (Geographic Information Systems)
Security (End Point – Anti-virus plus)
Security (End Point - Encryption)
Find more information about cell phone equipment and service plans.
The State of Minnesota maintains standard contracts with three vendors to provide cell phone service to state entities: Alltel, Sprint and Verizon.