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.
Please note: to take part in this program, you must be a Minnesota state agency or a member of the state’s Cooperative Purchasing Venture (CPV) program. Additional information about joining the CPV program can be found at the Materials Management Division (MMB) of the Department of Administration.
If you are interested in ordering products, go to the MMD site for additional information.
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.
See standard hardware products
The State of Minnesota maintains standard contracts with three vendors to provide cell phone service to state entities: Alltel, Sprint and Verizon. See the comparison of wireless plans and rates.