IT VARs Winning More Government Business with New ProSel /IT Bid Support™
07/13/2011

ProSel /IT Bid Support™ is a new e-Business program designed to help IT VARs win more government IT contracts, where an e-Commerce system is required.

Online PR News – 13-July-2011 – – According to Market Research Media, a firm that specializes in forecasting federal IT policy, the total annual U.S. Federal IT market will surpass $116 billion by 2015, growing steadily – at about 4.7% over the next five years.

ProSel /IT Bid Support™ is a new program designed to assist IT resellers with everything they need (related to e-commerce technical requirements and capabilities), to respond to Government bid requests and RFP's, without actually committing to an e-commerce solution prior to winning the contract.

The Federal IT market over the near term will be driven by two major forces – pressure to increase efficiency, and the drive to implement new technologies. Government agencies seeking to transform their business processes are embracing e-Business and e-Commerce initiatives at an accelerating rate.

One very active ‘hot spot’ is the automation of Information Technology (IT) product procurement. The constant innovation/turn-over of IT products, combined with the tremendous variety of products available and large numbers of purchase transactions makes the IT product purchasing business ripe for e-business automation efforts.

Our system’s unique capabilities and powerful feature set is a perfect match for government e-Commerce initiatives plus our own experience in implementing such systems for government customers can help provide the ‘compelling difference’ to the reseller for securing the business.

IT VARs focused on the government marketplace are finding that an increasing number of government bid requests and RFP’s have specified that the ordering of IT products must be available via the bidder’s e-commerce system, making an electronic ordering system a de-facto requirement for winning the business. For IT resellers without an existing e-Commerce system capable of meeting the government agency’s specific requirements, responding to such bid requests can be a futile effort.

To help IT resellers bridge this gap, ACG Technologies has introduced a new pre-bid support program to assist IT resellers respond to the e-Commerce requirements of bid requests and RFPs, without actually committing to an e-Commerce solution prior to winning the bid. ProSel /IT Bid Support™ is a new program designed specifically for IT resellers, by assisting them with bid preparation (related to the e-Commerce technical requirements and capabilities), no-cost reseller-branded demonstration sites, and other pre-bid support services.

Government Bid Support for IT VARs:
*Reseller-Branded Demo Site
*Customizable for Capabilities Demonstrations
*e-Commerce / e-Procurement Technical Assistance with RFIs, RFQ and RFPs
*Public-Sector Catalog Development Consultation

"The goal of this new program is to assist IT resellers with everything they will need to put forth a qualified proposal, even if they have no previous e-Commerce experience. In the process of providing the pre-bid support, we expect to enlighten the IT reseller about the new capabilities they can capitalize on by utilizing ACG’s versatile ProSel /IT™ e- Business solution,” says Lee Sweeney, ACG Technologies Marketing VP. “Our system’s unique capabilities and powerful feature set is a perfect match for government e-Commerce initiatives, plus our own experience in implementing such systems for government customers can help provide the ‘compelling difference’ to the reseller for securing the business.”

ProSel/IT Solutions for IT VARs, Integrators and Solution Providers is a complete online sales and marketing solution consisting of a web-based e-Business application plus technical and marketing services. The suite provides IT resellers with a single-provider solution to simplify enablement of their own e-Business strategies. The ProSel/IT Solution Suite combines a versatile, enterprise caliber, integrated web-based quoting, order management, multi-portal e-commerce and collaboration application, with companion services for website design, e-marketing, social media marketing and application integration to back-office and customer e-procurement. The system versatility ensures that it can be configured to meet nearly any customer requirement, thus protecting the reseller’s e-business investment.

“By offering the ProSel /IT Bid Support program we are providing an additional way in which we can create high value for the IT reseller.” Mr. Sweeney continued, “In today’s business environment, the ability to provide a timely bid response can be a real competitive advantage for the reseller. Basically, we help them win.”

Private web demonstration of the New ProSel /IT Bid Support Program are being scheduled now. All you need is a PC web browser and phone to see how ProSel /IT can be fully customized to meet your unique business needs.

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ACG Technologies is an innovative software development services company, providing a comprehensive offering of e-business, e-commerce, custom application development, IT consulting, web design, and online marketing services. For more than a decade, companies have used ACG products and services to automate, streamline and promote their business.

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