More than 37,000 school districts and other agencies across the U.S. will be able to purchase the Haystax system Houston, TX and McLean, VA – July 7, 2015 – The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN) and Haystax Technology today announced a contract that will enable Haystax to provide its School Safety Center solution to more than 37,000 TCPN member districts and other public-sector agencies around the U.S. The contract was awarded by TCPN’s lead government agency, Region 4 Education Service Center. TCPN, one of the fastest growing cooperative purchasing organizations in the nation, leverages a large pool of purchasing potential, enabling public agencies to enjoy greater buying power regardless of their size. “Becoming an approved TCPN vendor is like receiving the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval for educational community purchases,” said Haystax CEO William B. Van Vleet III. “It is a tremendous vote of confidence in Haystax and its products.” Haystax Technology’s School Safety Center provides school administrators and their public safety partners with critical school safety data and real-time updates, enabling greater preparedness and situational awareness as well as faster incident response times. The cloud-based software provides an integrated online system to manage data, report and track incidents, and rapidly understand emerging threats. The School Safety Center currently protects more than three million students nationwide and was recently adopted by McAllen Independent School District, located in southern Texas. “We are excited to be partnering with Haystax Technology to meet an important need in the school safety marketplace,” states Dave Adams, TCPN Vice President Facilities Solutions. He continues, “Our commitment to offering quality product and service solutions exceeds industry standards with active contract monitoring through third-party compliance reviews to ensure vendor accountability.” Haystax Technology already works with a number of cities in Texas to protect citizens and critical infrastructure, including San Antonio, Houston and Dallas. For more information please visit www.haystax.com. About The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN) TCPN is a national governmental purchasing cooperative established in 1997 whose contracts have been competitively bid and awarded by a government agency serving in the lead agency role, to national vendors for commonly purchased products and services, including facilities, furniture, office supplies and equipment, security systems and technology. Entities that must comply with purchasing procedures mandated by state laws and regulations, like public and private schools, colleges and universities, cities, counties, nonprofits, and all governmental entities, use TCPN contracts to increase their efficiency and economy when procuring goods and services. As a national purchasing cooperative, TCPN leverages one of the largest pools of purchasing potential and allows agencies to receive a combined buying power regardless of the entity’s size. For more information about TCPN, please visit www.tcpn.org. About Haystax Technology Haystax Technology, Inc. is a leading provider of advanced analytics and cybersecurity solutions. Haystax provides a full range of services and analytic products to protect and certify mission-critical information and real-time actionable intelligence for total enterprise protection. Haystax solutions are relied upon every day to protect against threats to some of the most mission critical and high profile networks and institutions in the world. Haystax Technology is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, with offices in Herndon, Virginia, Raleigh, North Carolina, and San Francisco. For more information about Haystax, visit http://www.haystax.com or follow Haystax on Twitter @haystaxtech.
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