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: Compugen
We partner with Compugen, one of Canada’s largest IT service providers, to provide software licensing and contract management for higher education members. BCNET signed a three-year contract in November 2017 for a pre-negotiated price and service contract for software licensing with market-leading vendors. Compugen is the preferred software VAR for higher education in British Columbia.
Compugen is the BCNET preferred value-added reseller for the purchase of software.
The following software contracts can be purchased direct from Compugen:
We partnered with Microsoft and Compugen to acquire software licensing for your institution at reduced prices.
Our agreement with Adobe Enterprise Term Licencing Agreement (ETLA) allows access to the entire collection of creative apps for desktop, from favorites like Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to new tools like Adobe Experience Design CC (Preview).
Other Software Agreements
Members can purchase direct from vendors for the following software contracts:
A service agreement to offer Bonfire discounts for purchasing new seats and modules.
A general contract for mass notification systems technology.
A sector-wide contract for an enterprise software survey tool.
A PSTN/SIP service contract with Bell and Shaw.