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LABUSA Awarded TIPS Data Center Services Contract

TIPS data center contract

LABUSA AWARDED Data Center Services Contract With The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS)


PEARLAND, TX — May 25, 2020 - LABUSA, a provider of data center and cloud-based managed services, announces that the company has been awarded Contract 200302 (Data Center Hosting, Sales and Service) by The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS).

The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS) is the purchasing cooperative of Region 8 Education Service Center, the Lead Public Agency that manages the contract.  Approved agencies can utilize the procurement vehicle for their technology needs.  Under the scope of the agreement, LABUSA can support agencies with professional services for deploying and supporting data center capabilities.  Included are on-premise, private cloud, public cloud, and hybrid cloud solutions.  

“The new contract offers clients the ability to deploy fully managed and scalable infrastructure to support or expand their existing environment.  Through the contract, clients can lease Data Center services from the company’s hosting facility in Houston, Texas, or leverage support engineers to manage their facilities.  The contract’s scalability and flexibility provide clients with control and support as needed.”, said Martin Laster, President of LABUSA.

The LABUSA Data Center is located along the main fiber route from Dallas to Houston and is a carrier-neutral facility with access to multiple providers.  The facility has redundant power and cooling with a Network Operations Center (NOC) monitoring equipment 24x7x365.  Hands-on technical support with shipping and receiving assistance is available.  The data center also offers a direct connection to all major public cloud providers.  

 “The coronavirus is drastically changing business operations, and many organizations are adapting to a remote work strategy.  From online video conferencing to collaboration tools, companies will need the data center services to expand capabilities and increase capacity.  The biggest area of concern with the remote workers that we want to assist our clients with security,” said Martin Laster.  The primary focus is to leverage the contract to help clients address existing and new security issues in the data center with the remote workers.  



LAB Information Technology Incorporated (LABUSA), is a technology solution provider helping organizations achieve operational efficiency while protecting physical and intellectual assets. The company has delivered specialized expertise in cloud-based telephony, disaster recovery, and infrastructure hosting to meet the growing and complex demands for cloud computing in the public sector. Federal, state, and local governments trust LABUSA to provide cloud-based solutions to reduce costs and manage risk. For more information, contact LABUSA at 281-393-8003, email, or visit the website