Computer Equipment, Peripherals & Related Services 2015-2020

Expiration
03/31/2020
Inception
04/02/2015
Total Terms Expiration
03/31/2020

Lead State

Minnesota

Andy Doran
Andy.Doran@state.mn.us
651-201-2459

This contract provides PC's and related commodities (including printers, small servers, LAN/WAN storage devices and monitors) to participating states, local units of government and other authorized entities. It allows for a very limited professional services directly related to the purchase of PC's.

Instructions

The Computer Premium Savings Package (PSP) is a program that operates within the Computer Equipment, Peripherals & Related Services Contract led by Minnesota.  PSP consists of seven lists of products whose specifications have been pre-defined (Desktop, Laptop, Tablet, Server, Storage, Monitor, & Printer).  The product specifications are refreshed, and vendors holding master agreements are asked to submit new offers every six months.  The offers, and the prices are held steady and able to be purchased for the following six month period (March to August & September to February).  Click here for more information on the PSP program.

Updates

New documents coming soon
Changes to Computer Portfolio

The State of Minnesota and NASPO ValuePoint have determined that a few of the computer contractors under the computer hardware portfolio are not meeting the contractual requirements set forth in the Master Agreements.

 

Therefore: the following vendors have been terminated due to lack of sales within one year of signing the Master Agreement.


Cray

Violin Memory

 

The following vendors have been suspended due to non-compliance with the EPEAT requirements established in original solicitation. The vendors have been removed from the NASPO ValuePoint Website and directed all sales must cease until proof of compliance is provided to the State of MN (the Lead State).  These vendors will be terminated if they do no obtain compliance by August 2, 2016:


Bytespeed

Grace

M&A

 

If your state has executed a Participating Addendum with these suppliers,  your state will need to follow your process on dealing with these terminations and suspensions in your Participating Addendums. 

 

Changes to Computer Portfolio

The State of Minnesota and NASPO ValuePoint have determined that a few of the computer contractors under the computer hardware portfolio are not meeting the contractual requirements set forth in the Master Agreements.

 

Therefore: the following vendors have been terminated due to lack of sales within one year of signing the Master Agreement.


Cray

Violin Memory

 

The following vendors have been suspended due to non-compliance with the EPEAT requirements established in original solicitation. The vendors have been removed from the NASPO ValuePoint Website and directed all sales must cease until proof of compliance is provided to the State of MN (the Lead State).  These vendors will be terminated if they do no obtain compliance by August 2, 2016:


Bytespeed

Grace

M&A

 

If your state has executed a Participating Addendum with these suppliers,  your state will need to follow your process on dealing with these terminations and suspensions in your Participating Addendums. 

 

HP Battery Recall

HP is recalling batteries shipped with specific HP ProBook and ENVY Commercial notebooks. Customers should cease use of affected batteries immediately

 

See the HP Battery Recall website at: http://www.HP.com/go/batteryprogram2016 and attached recall notice.

Grace Global and M & A Contracts Terminated, Bytespeed reinstated

The following vendors have been terminated due to non-compliance with the EPEAT requirements established in original solicitation.

Grace

M&A

 If your State has executed a Participating Addendum with these suppliers, follow your State procedures regarding termination. 

 

The ByteSpeed Contract has been reinstated.

Master Agreement Extensions

1/20/2017 - The Lead State of Minnesota is in the process of extending the current Master Agreements.   As each computer suppliers master agreements are extended,  the NASPO ValuePoint website will be updated with new extension documents and a notice will be sent out to everyone who has subscibed to follow the computer portfolios on the NASPO ValuePoint website.

Master Agreement Extensions

1/20/2017 - The Lead State of Minnesota is in the process of extending the current Master Agreements.   As each computer suppliers master agreements are extended,  the NASPO ValuePoint website will be updated with new extension documents and a notice will be sent out to everyone who has subscibed to follow the computer portfolios on the NASPO ValuePoint website.

Tintri Master Agreement Removed

7/26/2018 - The Tintri Master Agreement has been temporarily removed  due to administrative issues with the contract.     The contract is not available for new orders at this time.    Once we have resolved the issues,  they will be placed back up on the website.