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Procuring VoIP with Jive Made Easier with New Choice Partners Cooperative Contract

Jive Communications awarded new Technology Products and Services Contract for Phone Systems (VoIP) category.

March 13, 2014

Orem, UT – Harris County Department of Education has awarded Jive Communications Inc. a Choice Partners contract, allowing HCDE members access to the competitively bid contract with Jive for Hosted VoIP and other services. Organizations in Texas who have signed an interlocal contract with HCDE can access the legally procured contract. Government entities outside of Texas can access the contract according to their own state law.

“We’re excited to be awarded a Choice Partners contract from HCDE for VoIP Services”, said Jason Coggins, regional manager of education sales at Jive. “For years, Jive has focused on building the best Hosted UC services available. We feel this partnership is a win-win for us and the members of HCDE Choice Partners.” Technology leaders in the cooperative can now simplify procurement, management, and technology adoption with sustainable pricing and budget predictability.

Jive offers Cloud Voice (Hosted VoIP) and other hosted services to education and public sector organizations across the United States, with over 30 school districts in Texas as customers. Jive’s Cloud Voice features are delivered via Jive Cloud, a hosted platform built and managed by Jive engineers. With features purpose-built to serve education and public sector organizations, Jive offers enterprise-grade communications at a guaranteed lowest total cost of ownership. See more at jive.com/education or jive.com/government. Jive’s Choice Partners page can be found at choicepartners.org/vendors/jive-communications-inc-2.

For more information, contact Jive Education Sales at 888-850-3009 or edu@jive.com, or contact Jive Government Sales at 877-333-8880 or govsales@jive.com.

About Jive

Jive Communications provides Voice, Video, and Unified Communication services to Education and Public Sector organizations, enhancing collaboration between students, educators and administrators. Jive’s hosted solution, Jive Cloud, is rapidly replacing legacy systems with a powerful feature set and enterprise-grade reliability, all at the lowest total cost of ownership available. See more at jive.com.

About HCDE Choice Partners

Harris County Department of Education’s Choice Partners is a national cooperative offering legal procurement and contract solutions to meet the purchasing needs of governmental entities. With over 750 members, Choice Partners is a long-recognized cooperative, conducting the competitive bidding process, awarding contracts to superior vendors, and allowing governmental agencies to act immediately to access the contracts they need. See more at choicepartners.org.

For the official press release, click here.

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