NWN Corporation Named as Voice and Data Services Provider for State of California Public Entities

Sacramento, California – January 23, 2014 – California public entities will now be able to rely on NWN Corporation for their voice and data services through the CALNET 3 contract. With over 100 employees in our California locations, NWN offers unparalleled responsiveness, flexibility, and expertise. NWN has over 30 years of experience supporting the California public sector, particularly with large-scale device deployments. NWN has deployed over 300,000 devices to all 58 counties in California.

CALNET 3, which took effect in November 2013, is California’s multi-billion dollar telecommunication procurement to provide communications to state and local departments and agencies. The contract is awarded to companies who have completed a competitive bid process through the Department of Technology Statewide Technology Procurement Division.

NWN is the only systems integration company added to the list of Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), Virtual Private Networking (VPN,) and Converged Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony contractors. NWN offers a Converged VoIP solution with strategic partners including Cisco and CenturyLink.

“We are excited about the opportunity to provide the latest in voice and collaboration technology from the leading collaboration manufacturers in an easy to consume service model,” commented Skip Tappen, NWN’s Chief Operating Officer.

The NWNComm solution delivers a broad range of communications capabilities via a hosted and flexible pay-by-the-user service model. This offering gives organizations the same user experience, flexibility, and collaborative tools as an enterprise architecture. “NWNComm is an enterprise solution that provides our customers with the most current technology that is scalable to their needs and is backed by 30 years of public sector experience as well as highly responsive local resources,” commented Mathew Nieman, NWN Vice President of Contracts. “By taking full advantage of the power of a hosted solution, government agencies can easily and cost-effectively implement new technology while managing their costs with a fixed monthly fee.”

Through the CALNET 3 contract, NWN makes it easier than ever for state and local agencies, as well as educational entities, to create a new user collaboration experience that combines social, mobile, multimedia, and virtual communications. From smaller organizations to large enterprise deployments, the NWNComm solution is built to fit and expand or contract with agency needs. NWN teams are experienced, local, and responsive. With our dedicated team, we’ve made it easier than ever for you to procure and deploy your VoIP systems.

About NWN Corporation

NWN Corporation helps clients solve business problems through technology. With more than more than 500 employees in 14 offices in the US, NWN provides clients with a complete range of information system services and solutions. These include data center and virtualization, network infrastructure, collaboration, client computing lifecycle management, custom application development, workforce agility services, and managed services. NWN is privately held and woman-owned.

NWN’s clients include private and public sector organizations in almost every line of work. It provides solutions to universities, PreK-12 districts and schools, financial institutions, manufacturers, hospitals, retailers, professional service providers, and state and local government agencies.