If you are responsible for upgrading or replacing the phone system for an education, healthcare, government or
For those of you tasked with managing or overseeing the phone system within your organization, you know full well that phone systems are just one piece of the technology puzzle that helps organizations thrive. And if you've arrived at this blog, you're likely considering replacing your system or experiencing frustrations with your current equipment and are curious about both the cost and value of upgrading.
A Solution to Eliminate RFP Frustrations
Luckily, I have a resource that can help. While the thought of a phone system replacement or upgrade is daunting – primarily because of the challenges and frustrations associated with the standard purchasing process - there's an easier way to get where you need to be. Phone system upgrades that follow a traditional RFP process take time, resources and energy, and the decision to purchase has to be weighed against whether you have the capacity.
Plus, if you’re like most, the memory of the last time you went through the RFP process isn’t a fond one. Maybe you remember the amount of time it took to craft the
There is a different solution: Sourcewell Cooperative Contracts.
Sourcewell provides a cooperative contract that can satisfy your competitive solicitations while also getting you the phone system you need - all at a price you can afford. Here’s what you have to do to make it happen:
- Choose and contact your trusted technology partner (or contact Mitel or Sourcewell to put you in touch with one)
- Find out if you are already a member (or become one)
- Work with the technology partner of your choice to build the phone system you need
- Issue a purchase order according to your normal organizational parameters
- Have your phone system delivered and installed
Pretty simple, right?
With Sourcewell Cooperative Contracts, there's no need to struggle with RFPs while balancing too tight budgets or wondering if you'll have enough nonprofit funding the get the right phone system for you. If you want to learn more about the specifics of the Sourcewell contract, contact a Marco rep and find out how to get the phone system you need.