Today, January 4th, The Quilt releases its second public Request for Proposal (RFP) to select a distribution partner to provide VMware and Related Offerings to our Quilt community using a consortium-based purchasing mechanism.
The Quilt has a long and successful history of leveraging the collective purchasing power of its membership and authorized member institutions to purchase advanced networking technologies and services at a lower cost. This RFP recognizes the variety of opportunities that exist through constructive partnerships with The Quilt and the research and education networking community.
VMware is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. The goal of this RFP effort is to identify a distribution partner, who will provide world-class customer support and is willing and able to partner in the delivery of VMware and its related offerings for the publicly-missioned institutions that are supported by our community of research and education networks throughout the United States.
Instructions and documentation for the 2019 RFP can be found HERE.