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Mitel Wins National Joint Powers Alliance Contract


August 05, 2014

Mitel, a company that provides business communications solutions, recently announced that the company has won the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) contract for telecommunications, wireless, and related equipment and services for second time.

The NJPA is a public agency serving as a member-focused cooperative for nearly 50,000 member agencies throughout the United States. As a result, the government, education and non-profit members of NJPA program will be able to access communications and collaboration products, contact center solutions and cloud services from Mitel.

"This contract award with Mitel is a perfect fit," said Mike Hajek, director of contracts and marketing at NJPA. "Mitel is known for its innovative and cost-effective products and services. These are key elements to what our members are looking for in a business communications solution. Mitel is a strong addition to our family of awarded vendor partners."

"The National Joint Powers Alliance greatly streamlines the procurement process for its government, education and non-profit agency members with easy access to the best solutions in the industry. Joining this elite group of contract suppliers validates the strength of our business communications portfolio and represents a tremendous opportunity for Mitel to work closely with the vast network of NJPA agency members," said Jeff Nolan, VP of strategic channel development and vertical markets, Mitel.

Mitel claims that it offers customers maximum choice with one of the industry's broadest portfolios and the best path to the cloud. The company has a combined annual revenue of more than USD$1 billion and it serves 60 million end-user customers worldwide.

In related news, Mitel announced the launch of its MiCloud Enterprise UCaaS offering for channel partners in Canada. The product offers comprehensive communications solutions as a cloud-based service to both cloud communications partners and telecommunications carriers. Mitel (News - Alert) has already enlisted a growing list of business partners in Canada to provide the solution and continues to recruit more.




Edited by Adam Brandt




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