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Supplier Diversity Vision Statement

Infoblox is committed to supplier diversity as part of our overall diversity strategy. We aim to procure innovative, compelling, and cost-effective business solutions, goods, and services from high performing diverse vendors, which fulfill the needs of the business. A more diverse and inclusive supply-chain not only enriches our business, but also is a part of our broader commitment to strengthen communities in which we work and do business through diversity, equity, and inclusion

8.25%
TOTAL SPEND WITH DIVERSE SUPPLIERS IN 2021

39,840+
*ESTIMATED
JOBS ENABLED
IN 2021

Thoughts on Supplier
Diversity from our Leadership

“Supplier Diversity is a business strategy of Infoblox that not only emphasizes the creation of a diverse supply chain, but ensures a well-rounded supplier base in the procuring of goods and services. The diverse groups that make up our procurement plans uplift their own local economies by providing jobs, increasing wages, and tax revenue. We’re proud of our supplier partners and their diverse communities.”

Venkatesh Tamraparni
Sr. Director, Head of Global Procurement & Strategic Sourcing

A Letter From Our Leadership

Become a
Supplier

We welcome all qualified potential suppliers be part of our Supplier Diversity program. Our commitment to fostering a diverse supplier base is part of who we are. Explore our essential requirements and competitive categories to find your place with us.

We’re always looking for more partners — if your services fit within any of the below categories and are interested in working with us, we encourage you to reach out.

Consulting Services
Human Resources
IT Software
IT Hardware
Marketing
Real Estate & Facilities

Professional Services
Travel
Telecom
Direct Materials & Services

Become a Diversity Supplier

Does your business align with our strategic objectives? If so, we encourage you to submit a one-page capability statement to supplierdiversity@infoblox.com. Also, you can register through our portal.

Infoblox Supplier Diversity team will assist you to provide all the forms once approved.

A quick legal reminder
In accordance with U.S.C. 654(d), misrepresenting the size of your business is punishable by hefty fines, imprisonment, administrative remedies and ineligibility for programs conducted under the Small Business Act. Make sure you’re sure before applying!
Support our commitment to reduce environmental waste by providing your information electronically. Your information will be directed to the specific buyer(s) responsible for purchasing the materials/services you are marketing. Do not submit a request for an appointment as no further action is required. If successful, you will be contacted directly by Infoblox Representative. Please note registration does not guarantee business.

Supplier Diversity FAQ

A diverse supplier is one that has been certified by:
– National Minority Supplier Development Council or regional affiliate Women’s Business Enterprise National Council
– National Women Business Owners Corporation US Business Leadership Network
– National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
– Small Business Administration or other government or public agency

Diverse suppliers are a key aspect of how Infoblox does business and are an important component of our diversity management model. We rely on the contributions of businesses owned by individuals of different backgrounds in order to deliver the best product, with the greatest value, and cater to a diverse marketplace.

See the section above on process for empanelment.

We promote diversity growth in our supplier base in the following ways:

  • Identify qualified diverse suppliers to participate in upcoming procurement opportunities
  • Screening identified diverse suppliers to determine if a match exists between suppliers’ capabilities and our business requirements. If there is a match then priority will be accorded to the supplier.

If your company has not been contacted for a potential procurement opportunity, either the opportunity has not yet occurred, we do not have a need for the product/service your company provides, or a match between your company’s product/service and our procurement needs has not been identified.

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