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.
Other Software Agreements
Members can purchase direct from vendors for the following software contracts:
Our agreement with Adobe Creative Cloud allows access to all software in the Adobe Creative Cloud suite.
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.