Crestron to Provide AV Control & Automation Solutions to Federal Government
Crestron, the global leader in communication and control technologies, announced today that the company has been awarded the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) IT Schedule 70 contract. Known as the Multiple Award Schedule, the Information Technology (IT) Schedule 70 grants agencies direct access to commercial experts who can thoroughly address the needs of the government IT community through 20 Special Item Numbers (SINS) which assist with IT hardware, software and services.
IT Schedule 70 allows for choice, flexibility, ease of use and access to the highest quality of IT products, services and solutions from small businesses and industry giants. Local, state and federal governments can now work closely with the expert sales team at Crestron to obtain fair and reasonable approved pricing and license terms. As a trusted vendor partner, Crestron can complete contracts with agencies faster and with fewer obstacles.
"Becoming an authorized vendor partner enables us to provide more opportunities to our dealers and to support our government partners quickly and more efficiently," said Landon Lovett, Crestron Director of Federal Government Markets. "Crestron understands the unique needs of government agencies and the importance of securely automating control of the technology throughout their facilities."
This contract adds to Crestron's already strong presence among government and military branches. Installed solutions include RoomView™ enterprise management, digital AV distribution using DigitalMedia™, lighting and HVAC control, and security in NOCs, military installations, federal agencies, EOCs and court rooms across the globe.
Crestron control systems and touch panels also recently received Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) Information Assurance Certification to provide automation and control on secure networks, earning the Department of Homeland Security's highest compliance rating on Vulnerability Assessment Results.
To learn more about Crestron solutions that ensure secure control and communications in military and government applications, please visit: www.crestron.com/government