State of Wisconsin Awards BAYCOM the Panasonic Toughbook State Contract Renewal


Green Bay, WI (September 19, 2013) – Baycom Inc., a leading provider of voice, video and data solutions, announced that the State of Wisconsin Department of Administration (D.O.A.) has awarded Baycom the Panasonic Toughbook state contract renewal. The terms of the state contract allow any Wisconsin municipality the ability to take advantage of highly discounted prices on Panasonic Toughbook products and services from Baycom without the need to go through RFP or bidding processes.

Under the D.O.A. Contract #11-20454-001, eligible products and services include the entire line of fully-rugged and semi-rugged Panasonic Toughbook laptops, including the all new Toughpad and Arbitrator in-car video system product lines. The contract enables a quick and easy sales transaction between Wisconsin municipalities and Baycom at a pre-negotiated price.

“Our ability to provide solutions and best-in-class services to our customers has earned us the renewal of the state contract,” said Steve Elias, CEO of Baycom. “We have been a trusted partner to over 600 public safety agencies and are looking forward to continuing to provide total customer satisfaction throughout Wisconsin.” 

Baycom has held the Wisconsin state contract for Panasonic Toughbook products and services since 2002. As a total solutions provider, Baycom specializes in everything from system planning to integration and installation for its public safety and commercial customers. Baycom’s iSQUAD team has over 30 highly-trained service, installation and IT professionals with nine Arbitrator Certified Installers on staff. To date, Baycom has installed and deployed the Arbitrator in-car video system to over 130 agencies.

Baycom is a Panasonic Authorized Gold Partner and holds awards for its continual success and commitment to customers with “Reseller of the Year” honors and election into the “Panasonic Reseller Hall of Fame.”

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BAYCOM is the Midwest’s leading provider of wireless voice, data and video solutions. For over 56 years, BAYCOM has been providing government, business and residential customers with innovative communications technologies such as Motorola 2-way radios, Cellcom cellular phones, and Wireless solutions. BAYCOM is also the Wisconsin State Contract holder for Panasonic Toughbook rugged computers and Arbitrator video surveillance systems. BAYCOM is proud to be the official provider of communications for the Green Bay Packers, and is privileged to call world class companies like Ford, Georgia Pacific, Kohler, CAT, Honda, Harley Davidson and Coke customers. For more information please visit