CLiC has purchased a membership for CLiC member libraries that are independent districts in MiCTA (Michigan Collegiate Telecommunications Association). All other libraries would have membership through their parent organization. This is a non-profit organization that negotiates contracts with telecom, computer, office equipment, and e-learning vendors on behalf of non-profit academics, schools, libraries, and governmental entities. Vendors under contract include: Arrow, Brocade, BT, Carahsoft, CenturyLink, ICI, Integra, Juniper, Level (3), Lightower, Netech, Phybridge, RedSky, regroup, Shoretel, Sprint, Strategic Management Associates, T-Mobile, TIG and Verizon. More information can be found on the MiCTA website vendor page.
Savings can be significant by leveraging membership buying power.
National e-rate program
Each vendor has MiCTA account reps who understand these specific discounts
The rigorous RFP process that MiCTA performs meets requirements for most city, county, school district, academic, and state institution procurement rules
Contact MiCTA for access to vendor pricing on the MiCTA website
When talking to a vendor about MiCTA savings use the CLiC Member #, MTL-80110-01
Testimonials: "Through the MiCTA membership, we now have a chance to reduce the monthly cost of our T-1 line [Internet access] making it possible for us to afford other resources. Thanks to CLiC for working tirelessly to find bargains, create agreements and work for the improvement of library service throughout Colorado." - Deb Johnson, Director - East Morgan County Library District
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