Hardware Contracts

We collaborate with members to understand their hardware requirements and then source and manage vendor contracts on behalf of the higher education sector. We aim to improve service quality, drive down costs, and maximize efficiencies to deliver greater value for all. 


Preferred Value-added reseller: Long View Systems

BCNET and Long View Systems, a Canadian IT services and solutions company, signed a partnership agreement that designates Long View as the preferred value-added reseller for the higher education sector. Long View is our trusted partner and offers the best value for hardware contracts and services for members. We work closely with Long View to meet member needs and evaluate progress and results through quarterly business reviews and active member feedback.

The following hardware can be purchased direct from Long View Systems:
Long View Value-Added Reseller Contract

BCNET extended the hardware contract with our preferred value added reseller, Long View Systems, for two years. (expires January 1, 2019). The existing three-year agreement expired on December 31, 2016.

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Core Switches - Cisco

The BCNET and Cisco contract offers pre-negotiated pricing on Cisco Core Series Switches.

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Edge Switches - Cisco

BCNET holds a contract with Cisco to offer competitive pricing on Cisco Edge Series Switches.

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Firewall and Advanced Protection Systems - Check Point

The Check Point Software contract provides pre-negotiated pricing for its firewall and advanced threat protection system.

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Firewall and Advanced Protection Systems - Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks offers pre-negotiated pricing for firewall and advanced threat protection systems.

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Server Hardware - Cisco

Cisco offers competitive pricing and solutions for Cisco's Unified Computing System.

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Storage Equipment - Dell EMC

This contract offers competitive pricing for Dell EMC.

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Storage Equipment - NetApp

This contract offers competitive pricing for NetApp Storage Systems.

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Wireless Networking - Aruba

Aruba offers smart, scalable wireless solutions to help improve collaboration and learning.

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Wireless Networking - Cisco

The Cisco contract offers wireless equipment for a number of product series.

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other Hardware agreements

Our members can purchase direct from designated value added resellers and vendors for the following hardware contracts:

Core Switches - Juniper

The BCNET and Juniper contract provides competitive, pre-negotiated pricing on a wide array of Juniper core switches.

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Desktop and Laptop Computers - Microserve

The Microserve contract presents a wide array of Dell computer hardware products.

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Edge Switches - Juniper

This Juniper contracts offers pre-negotiated pricing for both of its edge switch families.

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Server Hardware - Dell EMC

Our Dell EMC contract offers the option to purchase a wide range of server hardware products.

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