SHI to provide products to public entities through national group

Somerset-based information technology solutions company SHI International Corp. has signed a five-year contract with the National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance to supply government and education organizations with IT solutions, it announced Tuesday.

The National IPA will now offer SHI’s entire product catalog, including hardware, software and services across a variety of manufacturers — items such as systems, input and output devices, storage, networking equipment, IP telephony and more.

“SHI is very excited to be collaborating with National IPA to bring our full catalog of IT products and solutions to public entities across the country,” Denise Verdicchio, senior director of public sales, said in a prepared statement.

“This partnership of two longstanding and well-respected companies will create a great opportunity for government and education customers to procure IT products, solutions and services efficiently, bringing real cost savings to all eligible customers.”