The Interlocal Purchasing System

TIPS is an acronym for The Interlocal Purchasing System. TIPS is a national purchasing cooperative that offers access to competitively procured purchasing contracts to its membership. TIPS is housed at and managed by the Region 8 Education Service Center located in Pittsburg, Texas.

Netsync is an NMSDC-certified minority business enterprise (MBE), a federally certified woman-owned small business (WOSB), and a HUB-certified value-added reseller (VAR) specializing in the implementation of comprehensive IT lifecycle solutions for a wide array of organizations, including Enterprise, State and Local, Education, Financial, Healthcare, and Energy customers.

Netsync is regularly recognized by our key partners and in national publications for our continued technical expertise and a track record of customizing technology solutions to digitally transform organizations, including Cisco US SLED Partner of the Year, Public Sector, Inc. 5000, CRN Tech Elite 250, CRN Fast Growth 150, CRN Solution Provider 500

Netsync’s current TIPS-USA contract numbers are:

190703 Video and Audio Equipment, Production and Presentation Systems – Sep-26-2019 to Sep-30-2022

18050101 Networking Equipment, Software and Services – Jul-26-2018 to Jul-31-2021

18050102 Networking Equipment, Software and Services JOC – Jul-26-2018 to Jul-31-2021

180701 Distance Learning Services and Hardware – Sep-27-2018 to Sep-30-2021 

190103 Web and Cloud Computing Services – Apr-30-2019 to Apr-25-2022

180503 Software – Jul-26-2018 to Jul-31-2021

161101 Interactive Presentation Systems EXP 02272020 – Feb-23-2017 to Feb-27-2020

170203 Security Systems Products and Services  Apr-27-2017 to Apr-23-2020 

170705 Staffing Services – Sep-28-2017 to Sep-24-2020

171001 Audio Visual Equipment, Supplies and Services – Dec-15-2017 to Dec-18-2020 

170602 Consulting and Other Related Services – Aug-24-2017 to Aug-27-2020


For more information about Netsync’s TIPS-USA contracts, please click here.

Warranty and Liability

Netsync services shall be performed in a skillful and professional manner, using industry best practices and equal to, or surpassing, the requirements identified in each Statement of Work. Customer shall notify Netsync in writing within thirty (30) days after completion of the services in question when any of the services fail to meet the standards of care set forth in this Agreement. If no notification is made within a thirty (30) day period following completion of the services, this will constitute the customer’s final acceptance of the services. If Netsync’s obligations are compromised by reason of any circumstances beyond the reasonable control of Netsync, including without limitation, acts of war, terrorism, civil disobedience, severe weather or other acts of God, failures of suppliers to deliver equipment; then Netsync’s obligation for providing product or services will be on a best effort basis. For third-party products manufactured or supplied to Netsync for resale to customer, Netsync limits warranty to what is offered by the respective manufacturer or supplier. This warranty shall be transferred or assigned to customer, and customer’s recovery is limited to recovery against such manufacturer or supplier for breach of any applicable warranties of manufacturer or supplier. In the event of a claim by customer for breach of product warranty, Netsync must follow the warranty policy established by the manufacturer, which may require return of the warranted item to the manufacturer for repair or replacement.