Keeper Technology, LLC, a provider of integrated data management solutions, announced that the Virginia Higher Educational Procurement Consortium (VHEPC) has added the company as an approved vendor for IT services to Virginia’s public institutions; contract number UVA-AGR-IT-00286-Keeper.
The contract runs through December 2025 with 2 one-year options. Keeper offers storage solutions to meet the challenges of higher education.
By utilizing strategic sourcing principles and the collective buying power of Virginia’s higher education institutions, VHEPC identifies opportunities, leverages vendors, and recommends a course of action to further the strategic sourcing initiatives of the schools it supports. The organization focuses on strategy, cooperation, and procurement.
Keeper ‘s client-centered approach tackles the time and cost challenges of the schools VHEPC serves.
Jeff Podgorski, Keeper ‘s director of sales strategy, said: “It is our goal to bring forward strategic technologies, easing the pressure put on underlying infrastructure as organizations escalate their need to find insight from student data, further expand virtualized environments, and leverage more video content. All while keeping sensitive data secure and within budget guidelines.“
Eligible buyers include 14 Virginia higher education institutions: College of William and Mary, George Mason University, James Madison University, Longwood University, Old Dominion University, Radford University, University of Mary Washington, University of Virginia, University of Virginia at Wise, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Community College System, Virginia Military Institute, Virginia Tech and VASCUPP.