|The NASPO ValuePoint Cooperative Purchasing Organization (formerly WSCA-NASPO) provides the highest standard of excellence in public cooperative contracting. By leveraging the leadership and expertise of all states with the purchasing power of their public entities, NASPO ValuePoint delivers best value, reliable, competitively sourced contracts. Since 1993 NASPO ValuePoint has been the cooperative purchasing arm of NASPO (the National Association of State Procurement Officials) encouraging, fostering and guiding the nation’s most significant public contract cooperative. NASPO ValuePoint is a unified, nationally focused cooperative aggregating the demand of all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the organized US territories, their political subdivisions and other eligible entities spurring best value, innovation and competition in the marketplace.|
|Agency||STATE OF UTAH COOPERATIVE CONTRACT|
|Team Members||A&T provides Amazon Web Services (AWS) solutions and complementary cloud solutions from many other third-party vendors|
|A&T PM||Fred Sanders
With this contract, all State and local governments can acquire Infrastructure-as-a-Service solution from A&T Systems.
A&T Systems is an Advanced Consulting Partner and Authorized Reseller for AWS. A&T has an excellent relationship and deep expertise in all aspects of AWS offering. One of the reasons for our excellent, unique relationship with AWS is that A&T offers AWS cloud only.
AWS is the leading IaaS CSP. Gartner wrote that:
“AWS is a thought leader; it is extraordinarily innovative, exceptionally agile, and very responsive to the market. It has the richest array of IaaS features and Platform as a Service (PaaS)-like capabilities. It continues to rapidly expand its service offerings and offer higher-level solutions. Although it is beginning to face more competition from Microsoft and Google, it retains a multiyear competitive advantage. Although it will not be the ideal fit for every need, it has become the ‘safe choice’ in this market, appealing to customers who desire the broadest range of capabilities and long-term.”