Month: July 2023

ISO 9001 Accreditation Press Release

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Westwind Awarded ISO 9001:2015 Certification for Quality Management System

PRI Registrar recognizes Westwind Computer Products, Inc. for its commitment to continual improvement in their management system.

Westwind Computer Products Inc., a value-added-reseller (VAR) that provides integrated IT solutions to government agencies and commercial businesses, is pleased to announce that it has received accreditation for ISO 9001:2015 Certification.

“The ISO 9001 certification is a great accomplishment for Westwind,” says Steve Hull, Westwind President. “The processes and procedures that we have implemented will not only help us manage our business better but also demonstrate to our customers that we can support them as their needs grow.”

Realizing the value behind the ISO certification to both its internal and external stakeholders, Westwind undertook both the significant time and dedication that is required to attain this certification.

“Westwind is committed to continually improving our sales and service standards to meet the needs of our customers,” shares Westwind COO John Tinguely. “Working toward the ISO standards encouraged us to formalize our policies, processes, and procedures and create more consistency in our commitment to excellence. We’re dedicated to our current and future clients, so this was an investment of time and resources that we were eager to make.”

Westwind received accreditation for demonstrating their ongoing commitment to quality by satisfying customer requirements and industry specifications.

“Westwind has demonstrated its commitment to world-class quality by implementing and becoming certified to the ISO 9001 standard. They have joined an elite number of organizations worldwide who have achieved certification to this globally recognized quality standard,” said Randy Daugharthy, Director of the Registrar Program at the Performance Review Institute Registrar.  “PRI Registrar is proud to partner with Westwind in this accomplishment and look forward to continued support of their objective of quality excellence.”

About ISO 9001:2015 Standard

ISO 9001:2015 is a globally recognized quality management standard developed and published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). This standard provides a model that organizations of all types and sizes can use for building an effective quality management system. ISO 9001:2015 is built on various quality management principles to help ensure that customers get consistent, high-quality products and services.

About PRI Registrar

Since 1995, Performance Review Institute Registrar, a management systems registrar, has helped a multitude of organizations achieve and realize their true potential through the development of management systems and quality systems certification. As an affiliate of SAE International, PRI Registrar is a not-for-profit organization, uniquely motivated with a mission and commitment to raise the bar in any industry it serves. To learn more, visit www.priregistrar.org.

ABOUT WESTWIND

Westwind provides comprehensive, integrated IT and emerging technology solutions to government agencies as well as commercial enterprises throughout the United States. Westwind participates on a variety of contract vehicles and has several Small Business certifications, including Minority, Woman-Owned, and HUBZone designations. The company is also ISO 9001:2015 certified.

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Jennifer Schreuders

Jennifer Schreuders

Sr Manager of Vendor Alliance

She’s the “Jen-of-all-trades” where partnerships are concerned.

Jen manages our portfolio of OEMs in relation to Westwind. She ensures Westwind is maximizing our relationships with strategic partners and maintaining our partner levels and certifications to ensure Westwind has the best portfolio of products for our customers.

Internally, Jen facilitates engagement between sales and our partners. She is also responsible for bringing new partners on board and educating the account managers on new products and key initiatives.

Contracts/Specialities

Jen supports all of our contracts based on OEM authorization.

Jen holds certifications in HP, Microsoft, Microsoft Surface, VMWare, and Intel. She is an expert in OEM sustainability initiatives and the evolving technology market.

Westwind Fun Facts

If there is shark tooth at the beach, Jen will find it. She calls it her “useless superpower.”

She has a Havanese – Sir Gadget the Inspector, or Gadget for short. He’s a very handsome boy.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (505) 487-7488
Email: jen@wwcpinc.com
Connect with Me on LinkedIn

About Westwind

Westwind provides comprehensive, integrated IT and emerging technology solutions to government agencies as well as commercial enterprises throughout the United States. With a variety of contract vehicles and Small Business certifications, including Minority, Woman-Owned, and HUBZone designations, Westwind helps its customers make effective procurement decisions.

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Apple Partnership Press Release

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Westwind Adds Apple to Portfolio

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – September 2022

Westwind is pleased to announce that the company has become an Apple® Tier 1 reseller and has added Apple to its product portfolio.

Founded in 1976, Apple has built its reputation by building innovative, best-in-class devices, software, and services. After completing a comprehensive vetting process, Apple authorized Westwind to offer Mac, iPad, Apple Watch and a full range of accessories to its government and commercial customers.

“Westwind is pleased to provide our customers with the Apple suite of products. We love giving our customers a variety of high-quality options to meet their unique needs,” said Steve Hull, president of Westwind. “Being selected as a reseller for Apple is a big compliment as well. They have very strict protocols for their resellers.”

Westwind is a value-added reseller that partners with industry-leading vendors to meet its customers’ unique needs. In addition to providing services to Federal, State, and Local customers through a number of government contract vehicles, Westwind also supports commercial customers.

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ABOUT WESTWIND

Westwind provides comprehensive, integrated IT and emerging technology solutions to government agencies as well as commercial enterprises throughout the United States. Westwind participates on a variety of contract vehicles and has several Small Business certifications, including Minority, Woman-Owned, and HUBZone designations. The company is also ISO 9001:2015 certified.

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Westwind DOD CISCO ESI

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Westwind Wins Spot on DOD ESI CISCO Vehicle

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – 2021

Westwind is pleased to have been awarded a place on the DOD ESI CISCO vehicle under the broader NASA SEWP contract.

Any DOD warranted contracting officer authorized to place orders under NASA SEWP can use this vehicle (no MIPRs, no additional approvals required). Westwind is authorized to offer anything within the Cisco GPL: software, hardware, maintenance, professional services, subscriptions, training, enterprise agreements, cloud offerings that are FEDRAMP Moderate/IL2 and above.

“We love being part of something that makes it easier for our customers to secure the products and services they need to get their work done,” said Lupe Montoya, Assistant Vice President of Sales.

With over 25 years as a federal contractor, Westwind understands the DOD’s requirements and their procurement process and provides benefits of being a small, minority-owned, woman-owned, HUBZone designated small business.

“Westwind has small business advantages with the reach of a big company,” stated Steve Hull, president of Westwind. “We offer our customers a more personal interaction.”

Westwind is also an authorized reseller on: NITAAC CIO-CS, FirstSource II, NASA SEWP, GSA, and the GSA GSS BPA. In addition to providing services to Federal, State, and Local customers through a number of government contract vehicles, Westwind also supports commercial customers.

ABOUT WESTWIND

Westwind provides comprehensive, integrated IT and emerging technology solutions to government agencies as well as commercial enterprises throughout the United States. Westwind participates on a variety of contract vehicles and has several Small Business certifications, including Minority, Woman-Owned, and HUBZone designations. The company is also ISO 9001:2015 certified.

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Westwind on Sandia JIT

Sandia JIT Confirms Westwind as a Supplier

Albuquerque, NM – 2022

Westwind is excited to have been added as a contractor on the Sandia JIT contract.

As a small, minority-owned, woman-owned, HUBZone-designated small business, Westwind is proud to support the needs of the Sandia community through this contract.

“We’ve worked with Sandia for many years and are pleased that we can support their mission through the JIT contract,” said Steve Hull, president of Westwind. “We will work hard to meet and exceed their high expectations.”

With over 25 years as a federal contractor, Westwind understands the Lab’s standards and requirements. The company is currently authorized to provide HPE products and services as well as third-party offerings.

“We have the benefit of long-standing relationships with various OEMs,” said Lupe Montoya, Vice President of Sales at Westwind. “Our employees have extensive training and certifications that enable them to help uncover the best products, services, and prices for our customers.”

Westwind is also an authorized reseller on NITAAC CIO-CS, FirstSource II, NASA SEWP, GSA, GSA GSS BPA.

In addition to providing services to Federal, State, and Local customers through a number of government contract vehicles, Westwind also supports commercial customers.

ABOUT WESTWIND

Westwind provides comprehensive, integrated IT and emerging technology solutions to government agencies as well as commercial enterprises throughout the United States. Westwind participates on a variety of contract vehicles and has several Small Business certifications, including Minority, Woman-Owned, and HUBZone designations. The company is also ISO 9001:2015 certified.

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