Software Contracts

We cooperate with members to understand their software requirements and then source and manage vendor contracts on behalf of the higher education sector.  

Preferred Value-Added Reseller: Long View Systems

We partner with Long View Systems, a Canadian IT services and solutions company, to offer software licensing and contract management for higher education members. BCNET signed a five-year contract in October, 2012, to offer a pre-negotiated price and service contract for software licensing and hardware maintenance with market-leading vendors. Long View has negotiated additional sector-wide savings with many software vendors.

The following software contracts can be purchased direct from Long View Systems:

Adobe Creative Cloud

Our agreement with Adobe Creative Cloud allows access to all software in the Adobe Creative Cloud suite.

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Microsoft Software Volume Licensing

We partnered with Microsoft and Long View Systems to acquire software licensing for your institution at reduced prices.

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Other Software Agreements

Members can purchase direct from vendors for the following software contracts:

Mass Notification Technology

A general contract for mass notification systems technology.

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Online Survey Tool

A sector-wide contract for an enterprise software survey tool.

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PSTN/SIP Telephone Services

A PSTN/SIP service contract with Bell and Shaw.

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