Covid-19 Programs from Our Vendor Partners
Many of our partners have developed special offerings or programs to help customers address technical concerns during the Covid-19 crisis. The latest are listed at right, and new programs will be added as they’re made available. Please check back often. Terms and conditions apply.
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.
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.
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 security offering (Cisco Umbrella, Cisco Duo, Cisco AnyConnect, ASA VPN). View the offers online.
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
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
Dell Technologies is committed to helping organizations acquire the solutions they need now with deferring payments and stretching budgets through 2020. DFS payment solutions can be tailored to meet any need and help manage the unexpected with these unprecedented offers:
- 0% Interest financing – 24 or 36 months on all Servers, Storage, and Networking with up to 180-day deferral available
- 3.99% Interest financing – 36 months on all OptiPlex, Precision, and Latitude devices with 90-day deferral available
- 6, 9, or 12 month term Technology Rotation on Latitude, OptiPlex, and Precision hardware to support work and school from home
Boomi for Good
Boomi, a Dell Technologies company, has launched a new, free FAQ solution to help non-profits, schools, healthcare, and other organizations to create automated responses to the most common questions they are receiving during this time, so that they can focus on the important things like figuring out how to run their day-to-day operations in their current reality. You can read more about this program from Boomi’s CEO, Chris McNabb, here. The Boomi team is volunteering “virtually” to help non-profits get their chatbot setup and in-place quickly to free up precious resources so they can get back to focusing on the communities they serve.
Free FortiClient VPN Solution
Fortinet is making their FortiClient VPN solution available free of charge to ensure remote workers have fast and secure network access.
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.
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.
Free Extended Evaluations
To help schools deal with closures and show them the power of Relay, Lightspeed Systems is offering free extended evaluations on Relay Filter and Classroom until 6/30/2020.
Remote Learning Toolkit
Lightspeed Systems is dedicated to promoting remote learning and helping schools provide instructional continuity with Relay.
Remote Workforce Promotion
Between now and July 25, 2020 Cisco Meraki is offering additional discounts on the complete MX and MI product series, hardware and licensing. Please note, these discounts apply to net new purchases only, but Data Networks will work with existing MX/MI customers to get the best possible pricing. Contact your Data Networks Account Executive.
Expedited and Flexible Licensing
Pulse Cares program offers expedited and flexible licensing to facilitate rapid implementation. Register to receive expedited implementation support until May 31, 2020.
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.
Special Pricing on Remote Solutions
With Workspace ONE, Horizon Cloud and Horizon 7, you can quickly deliver a secure digital workspace experience to employees working remotely. VMware is offering a special pricing promotion through end of July 2020. VMware can help you prepare for the following scenarios related to business continuity and remote workers:
- Deliver digital workspaces on organizational or personal endpoints to access critical applications (Workspace One and Horizon)
- Protect all endpoints that are accessing organizational assets remotely (Carbon Black offerings)
- Accelerate performance of organizational applications on remote connections (VeloCloud offerings)
- Provide elastic capacity to scale new users instantly and on demand (VMware Cloud)
Contact your Data Networks Account Executive.
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