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: Long View Systems
We partner with Long View Systems, a Canadian IT services and solutions company, to offer software licensing and contract management for higher education members. BCNET signed a five-year contract in October, 2012, to offer a pre-negotiated price and service contract for software licensing and hardware maintenance with market-leading vendors. Long View has negotiated additional sector-wide savings with many software vendors.
The following software contracts can be purchased direct from Long View Systems:
Our agreement with Adobe Creative Cloud allows access to all software in the Adobe Creative Cloud suite.
We partnered with Microsoft and Long View Systems to acquire software licensing for your institution at reduced prices.
Other Software Agreements
Members can purchase direct from vendors for the following software contracts:
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.