Hunt Valley, MD – February 15th, 2020 – Data Networks, a premier solution provider focused on simplifying enterprise IT for education, government, and mid-market commercial customers, announces COVID-19 Programs offered by our vendor partners. Many of our partners have developed special offerings or programs to help customers address technical concerns during the COVID-19 crisis, which are included below.
Portable Branch Office Kit
Provides “work anywhere” capability by delivering essential networking capabilities to connect, secure, and manage remote network sites as well as manage teleworkers. Deeper discounts are available during the Covid-19 crisis. Contact your Data Networks Account Executive. Learn More>>
Drive Up Connectivity Solution
A popular solution in the education space for drive up connectivity in school parking lots. With this solution, you don’t need controllers or any other hardware other than the access points. We want all schools to be able to afford to give their students a virtual learning experience. Deeper discounts are available during the Covid-19 crisis. Contact your Data Networks Account Executive. Learn More>>
Free Connectivity and Security Offerings
Cisco is offering customers a number of free and trial solutions during the Covid-19 Crisis including Webex web conferencing and a broad offering of networking, security, and collaboration technology to keep your teams securely and reliably connected. View the offers online and reach out to your Data Networks Account Executive for more details. Learn More>>
Webex Education Offers
Cisco is offering Webex Educations Offers, including:
Collaboration Flex Plan for Education: a single subscription that provides K-12 and Higher Education customers access to Cisco’s collaboration services and software at $2 per Faculty/Staff and Students are free, with purchase adjustment for a discount on 3-month/12-month renewals.
Free Enterprise Trials: 90-day trials with a 30-day grace period. Learn More>>
Recommended WFH Bundles
Dell has developed recommended Work-From-Home packages for Latitude, OptiPlex, Precision Mobile, Wyse, and education. These bundles include everything needed for remote working and learning at special pricing. Contact your Data Networks Account Executive.
Dell Financial Services has provided additional promotions for customers looking for flexible financing solutions in this uncertain and unprecedented time. Contact your Data Networks Account Executive for additional details.
24 month/$1 buyout at 0% for eligible Dell Servers and Dell-branded Storage
39 month/$1 buyout with 90 day deferral at 3.99% for qualifying customers that prefer to order now and pay later to optimize cash flow
6, 9, or 12 month/FMV leases for eligible Dell Latitudes and mobile workstations
Fortinet is making their FortiClient VPN solution available free of charge to ensure remote workers have fast and secure network access. Learn More>>
Juniper Financial Services (JFS) offers a number of special financing offers to help organizations quickly get what they need during the Covid-19 crisis, including:
Offer No. 1 — No payments until 2021
Offer No. 2 — Supply chain protection program
Offer No. 3 — 0% interest for up to 36 months
Free Network in a Box for Temporary Medical Testing Facilities
The kit includes a router/firewall, LTE card for cellular back-up, and Wi-Fi equipment (Indoor or Outdoor APs) at no cost. The kits will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Learn More>>
Free 60-Day Trial of vSRX
Juniper also offers a 60-day free trial of their vSRX virtual firewall. Learn more here or contact your Data Networks Account Executive. Learn More>>
Lightspeed Systems is dedicated to promoting remote learning and helping schools provide instructional continuity with Relay. Learn More>>
Meraki has 28 new applications available to address COVID-19 workplace solutions, including applications for safe occupancy, safe wayfinding and navigation, contact tracing, and contactless engagement. Learn More>>
Expedited and Flexible Licensing
Pulse Cares program offers expedited and flexible licensing to facilitate rapid implementation. Register to receive expedited implementation support to rapidly deploy and scale without compromising performance, user experience, or security. Learn More>>
Sophos is offering Sophos Home for Commercial Use for existing customers if they need it. They also offer free Home Use for anyone needing to protect their home machines quickly. Learn More>>
Remote Work Solutions & Technology
VMware provides the technology for a secure, scalable digital-first infrastructure to help customers realize the benefits of enabling a supportive remote work culture for today and tomorrow. Learn More>> VMware Covid-19 Response>>