Snowflake Inc. (NYSE:SNOW) has announced its addition to the Carahsoft technology Corp held National Association of State Procurement Official (NASPO) ValuePoint Cloud Solutions contract. Its addition to the contract means that Carahsoft will be able to offer the Snowflake Data Cloud tech and platform capabilities to participating local government, educational institutions, and states.
Snowflake Data Cloud comes to NASPO
It is important to note that Snowflake is currently positioned uniquely to offer government organizations to help in leveraging data as strategic assets to enhance service delivery to citizens. It will also help in improving the effectiveness of government programs. Equally the Snowflake platform can help organizations avoid managing infrastructure and put more focus on putting data into use. Most importantly Snowflake’s Secure Data Sharing capabilities could be vital in breaking down data silos across and within public sector entities, boost collaborations, and also deliver fast, easy, and secure data access across the Snowflake platform.
The NASPO ValuePoint is a collaborative purchasing program that facilitates public procurement solicitations and contracts through its lead-state model. Most importantly it offers the highest standard of excellence in public cooperative contracting. NASPO ValuePoint offers the highest valued, reliable, and competitively sourced contracts by leveraging expertise and leadership of all states as well as purchasing [power of public entities.
Snowflake Data Cloud an opportunity for states to leverage their data
Snowflake’s Regional VP Public Sector, Ted Girard said that the company’s addition to the NASPO ValuePoint Cloud Solutions contract is an opportunity for local municipalities and states to leverage the Snowflake Data cloud. This will help them mobilize data resources to better serve citizens. Ted added that the announcement is an example of the company’s commitment to helping organizations deliver more value from their data.
Steve Jacyna, the Snowflake team director at Carahsoft said they are looking forward to working with Snowflake and reseller partners to offer an innovative cloud-based data solution to NASPO to help them in data mobilization. He said that Snowflake Data cloud offers an advanced enterprise-ready cloud platform helping customers optimize data and essential workloads.