Pure Storage awarded statewide IT contracts in North Carolina, New York
Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG), the all-flash storage platform that helps innovators build a better world with data, announced today that it was awarded statewide IT contracts in North Carolina and New York, streamlining the process for agencies in these states to purchase and benefit from Pure Storage all-flash solutions. The new statewide umbrella contracts further extend Pure's presence in the state and local government market. These contracts expand Pure's existing contract portfolio, which includes Texas Department of Information Resources, California Multiple Award Schedules, Mississippi and NASPO ValuePoint with 24 Participating State Addenda. These direct contract vehicles, with named Authorized Resellers for fulfillment, coupled with the U.S. General Service Administration's Schedule 70, enables public sector organizations to simplify and accelerate the purchase of Pure solutions in more than 20 states and the District of Columbia. The State of North Carolina added Pure Storage to its 204X - IT Infrastructure Solutions contract, effective July 1, 2018. The contract vehicle is in effect through June 30, 2023 with five one-year renewal options. In addition, New York State has awarded Pure the NYS OGS contract. The agreement, effective April 23, 2018, runs through November 29, 2020.