State Contracts



PEPPM Awarded Vendor




COSTARS™  is the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s cooperative purchasing program and serves as a conduit through which registered and eligible local public procurement units (LPPUs) and state-affiliated entities (Members) are able to leverage contracts established by DGS to cost effectively and efficiently identify suppliers with whom to do business.

Open Systems Pittsburgh (Supplier # 008-440) has been awarded the following COSTARS-8 Maintenance, Repair & Operation Equipment & Supplies for Safety Equipment and Supplies and Security Products for the following:

  • Advidia
  • Allegion
  • Avigilon
  • Bosch
  • Axis
  • Feenics
  • HES
  • HID
  • Samsung
  • Siemens
  • Video Insight




PEPPM is the premier technology product procurement site for schools, libraries, government and other eligible non-profit agencies. PEPPM has been developed and is managed by staff of the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU), an educational service agency established by and existing under Article IX A of the Pennsylvania Public School Code of 1949, as amended, 24 P.S. §§9 951 et seq.

Open Systems Pittsburgh is a authorized reseller for

  • Aerohive Networks
  • ShoreTel
  • Video Insight, Inc
  • Rauland-Borg


PEPPM allows you to shop for and buy tens of thousands of items from hundreds of product lines that are all bid discounted and bid protected. You can use the resources of electronic procurement, powered by Epylon Corporation, to place your orders online. Or, using more conventional methods, you can fax a paper purchase order to our toll-free fax service at (800) 636-3779. PEPPM purchases are legally protected under the bid laws of Pennsylvania and participating states, where applicable.