State of Georgia GETS Ready contract 98000-GETS Ready-RFQC-1647-IBM

IBM has been awarded a Georgia Enterprise Technology Services (GETS) contract via the Georgia Technology Authority (GTA) which manages the delivery of IT infrastructure services to Executive Branch agencies and managed network services to 1,300 state and local government entities. IT infrastructure services encompass mainframes, servers, service desk, end user computing, disaster recovery and security.

Managed network services include the state’s wide and local area networks, voice, cable and wiring, and conferencing services.

Georgia Capitol Building

Both categories of services are provided as shared services through a public-private partnership called the Georgia Enterprise Technology Services (GETS) program. A Multisource Service Integrator is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the delivery of services by multiple providers.  IBM is now one of the providers.

Reliable, secure and innovative IT infrastructure and managed network services are available to state and local government agencies through the GETS program.

Georgia Enterprise Technology Services (GETS) program

Products & Pricing


Cloud Managed Services for z Systems

Cloud Managed Services for z Systems, also known as Mainframe as a Service as well as zCloud extends the mainframe to a scalable, security-rich cloud environment helping our clients to easily adapt to changing requirements.

Contact your IBM Representative for information and/or quote.


Mobile Device Management

IBM MaaS360 with Watson

The promise of unified endpoint management (UEM) allows IT to manage smartphones, tablets, laptops and loT devices from a single management console.  Smartest endpoint protection platform increases operational efficiency, maximize data security and deliver on your digital transformation goals.  IBM MaaS360 with Watson delivers cognitive insights, contextual analytics, and cloud-sourced benchmarking capabilities while protecting your endpoints, users, apps, docs, and their data from one platform.

IBM's Mobile Device Management service will Include the following:

  • Remote monitoring and management of MDM
  • Manage, support, maintain; and provide mobile device life -cycle management of IBM's MOM toolset.
  • Review and provide recommendations for improvement to the State of Georgia's Mobile Device Management technical and business processes.
  • Support for on boarding and enrolment of mobile devices.
  • Mobile device asset management.
  • Remote Level 2 and 3 Mobile Resolver Desk
  • Support the State of Georgia's security polices for mobile device security.

Disaster Recovery as a Service

Zerto Disaster Recovery on IBM Cloud

Zerto Virtual Replication - deployed through IBM Cloud and integrated with IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions including Cloud Foundation and vCenter Server - installs seamlessly Into the VMware vSphere environment and is deployed in an automated fashion.  Virtual workloads are protected in any IBM Cloud data center and across any distance, through the IBM Cloud private network.

Zerto Virtual Replication can recover cloud applications with minimal data loss and RPOs measured in seconds and RTOs in minutes


Security Services

Manage Security Services - MSIEM

IBM QRadar SIEM can serve as the anchor solution within your organization's security operations center to collect, normalize and correlate network data using years ' worth of contextual insights.  It also integrates with hundreds of IBM and non-IBM products and provides complete, unified visibility to security events in on-premises, hybrid, and cloud environments.  An advanced Sense Analytics Engine is at the heart of this offering, designed to capture real-time log event and network flow data, and apply advanced analytics to reveal the footprints of would-be attackers


Virtual Desktop as a Service

VMware Horizon on IBM Cloud

VMware Horizon is a fully managed Desktop-as-a-Service solution that delivers feature-rich virtual desktops and applications.  The service supports a cloud-scale architecture that makes it easy to deliver virtualized Windows desktops and applications to any device, anytime.  And, with flexible subscription model and turnkey solutions, organizations and agencies can easily get up and running and scale quickly.


Cloud Object Storage

IBM Cloud Object Storage

Cloud Object Storage offers you the ability to store, manage and access your data via our self-service portal and RESTful APl’s.  Connect applications directly to object storage and integrate IBM Cloud services. Cloud Object Storage offers flexibility through our storage tiers to support variety workloads.  Multiple resiliency options to match workloads are available.


Contract Details

Contract terms and conditions

The State of Georgia GETS Ready contract consists of contract 98000-GETS Ready-RFQC-1647-IBM and associated documents.

Always review the product and services listed for this contract before ordering.

Always place the contract number on the Purchase Order in order to invoke the terms and conditions of this agreement.

Contract information


IBM & Partner Contacts

Questions, Quotes & Orders from IBM

When buying direct from IBM, the Purchase Order is made out to IBM Corporation who will fulfill and invoice the Purchasing Entity. The Purchase Order must include the contract number to be considered invoking the terms and conditions of the contract. The PO may be emailed to contract@us.ibm.com or mailed to: IBM Corporation Contracts Team, 6303 Barfield Rd NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328. Payments should be remitted to the address which will appear on your IBM invoice or to: IBM Corporation, PO Box 676673, Dallas, TX 75267-6673.

Quotes & Orders from IBM Authorized Business Partners

Under IBM's State Contract Reseller program, the Purchase Order is made out to the authorized Business Partner who will fulfill and invoice the Purchasing Entity. Payments for the order are made directly to the Business Partner. The Purchase Order must include the contract number in order to be considered invoking the terms and conditions of this contract. The Business Partner will transfer Risk of Loss and Title to the IBM products to the customer in accordance with the contract terms. The Business Partners are only permitted to fulfill with the IBM or IBM branded products and services permitted by this contract. Third party products and any Business Partner services are specifically excluded.

Only the Business Partners listed below have completed IBM’s criteria to participate in the IBM State Contract Reseller program and are eligible to resell using this contract.

This State has elected to not permit any business partners.